ProQuest Research

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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CultureGrams
CultureGrams

Grades 3-12
Concise and reliable cultural information on countries around the world.
Click here to access to CultureGrams 

SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer

Grades 3-9
Newspapers, magazines, and images for new researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. 
Click here to access to SIRS Discoverer 

SIRS Issues Researcher
SIRS Issues Researcher

Grades 6+
Curriculum-aligned database of pro/con content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. 
Click here to access to SIRS Issues Researcher 

eLibrary
eLibrary

Grades 6+
General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for new researchers.  
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Ebook Central
Ebook Central

Grades 9+
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

Grades 8+
Learn how to research and evaluate information. Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking. 
Click here to access to ProQuest Research Companion 

These databases are provided through the California State Library K-12 Online Content