Use your library card to access authoritative research databases for school assignments or personal enrichment.
These databases all require a physical library card. If you have an online library card you will need to upgrade your card to a physical card. You can upgrade your library card by visiting or calling your local library branch. If you need a library card please click here.
ProQuest Unified Search
Search most databases listed below from one interface. Includes: Ebook Central, eLibrary, Los Angeles Times, SIRS Discoverer, SIRS Issues Researcher, Coronavirus Research Database, and curated publicly available online content.
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Concise and reliable cultural information on countries around the world.
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Newspapers, magazines, and images for new researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators.
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SIRS Issues Researcher
Curriculum-aligned database of pro/con content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators.
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General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for new researchers.
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Ebook Central provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information..
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ProQuest Research Companion
Learn how to research and evaluate information. Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking.
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These databases are provided through the California State Library K-12 Online Content