Online Research

ABCmouse is designed to help young children (ages 2 – 8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success with more than 10,000 fun learning activities in reading, math, science, social…

Alexander Street provides access to a diverse collection of music, dance, and theater content, covering hundreds of genres and a wide range of content types, from instruction to performance.…

Genealogy resource with over 1.5 billion names. Includes records from U.S. census, military, court, land, probate, church records, and passenger lists (available for In-Library Use only).

Archives of Sexuality & Gender, the largest collection available in support of the study of gender and sexuality, enables scholars to make new connections in LGBTQ history and…

Online access to primary source materials covering topics that include U.S. foreign policy; U.S. civil rights; global affairs and colonial studies; and modern history. 

Find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to…

Britannica Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.

Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar, un…

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images…

Burbank in Focus is a digital library of historical Burbank photos hosted by Burbank Public Library. You can search for photos of people, events, locations, and more. As we continue to grow, we…

Coursera is an education platform that partners with some of the best universities in the world to offer free and paid online courses for anyone to take. Their courses span the breadth of the…

Watch this short tutorial — CultureGrams® (powered by ProQuest) …

Driving-Tests provides unlimited access to official state driver's manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV-related…

The LearningExpress suite of highly-acclaimed eLearning solutions is designed to help students and professionals achieve their educational goals. It provides interactive tutorials, practice tests…

A collection of popular full-text magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, plus other sources, covering virtually every subject area of general interest. To use, sign in and select "Search…

An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through 2000…

Watch this short tutorial — Designed for students in grades 6 through 12, the Student…

From climate change to automobile emissions, today’s environmental issues determine the destiny of tomorrow’s world. Gale In Context: Environmental Studies provides users with…

Imagine what it would be like to learn complex science concepts with more confidence and less fear. Gale Interactive: Science is a virtual lab that gives students in middle and high…

Watch this short tutorial — HelpNow offers personalized homework help in core…

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the…

This newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

This newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

LinkedIn Learning is an award-winning online learning site taught by recognized industry experts, offering more than 16,000 courses and 150,000 videos on business, technical and creative skills…

The Los Angeles Times offers searchable full text articles back to 1988. 

This publication's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed…

There are over 70 world languages and more than 20 ESL courses in Mango. Expert linguists and native-speaking instructors craft each course, ensuring that every lesson is culturally accurate and…

Standard medical reference resource for basic and detailed information on health concerns, a drug-interaction checker, a pill identifier, and a guide to pronunciation of medical terms.

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Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen before. National…

Enjoy free access to The New York Times. Click here…

Northstar Digital Literacy defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these…

NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations and a comprehensive source of information about books.

  • Book recommendations from book experts
  • Audiobook…

Peterson’s is no longer available. For test and career prep resources please use EBSCO…

Unlimited access to full issues of more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines in 60+ languages – just as they appear in print. Publications include the La Opinión, New York Post, El Diario, Variety…

Designed to bring instant results to users across thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, reports, and more. This resource brings together some of ProQuest's most used databases in…

eLibrary® (powered by ProQuest) helps simplify the research process and empowers novice researchers (Grades 6+).

It provides the help needed to more easily and efficiently choose their…

Local and regional news from newspapers including Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Newport News, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, and others.

Visit the CSUN Oviatt Library's "Research Assistance Overview" page.

How-To Guides & Tutorials

Assistive pages on how to find books, understand your assignments, and more.…

The School and Educators Complete resource from ProQuest provides a specialized electronic books resource of over 13,000 titles.

The titles may be utilized by educators to support multiple…

SIRS® Discoverer® (powered by ProQuest) is a multidisciplinary database specifically designed for upper elementary and middle school learners (Grades 3-9), researchers, and educators covering…

SIRS® Issues Researcher provides background and current analysis necessary for research and understanding of 360+ current and pervasive Leading Issues. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons,…

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Enjoy Storytime all week long with animated picture books, language learning, audiobooks, and puzzles & games for your child.

The TumbleBook Library is a collection of animated, talking…

Designed as the total investment research solution, the Research Center includes on-line access to Value Line's leading research publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible…

VetNow (powered by Brainfuse) is designed for a wide range of career and veteran needs.

Whether it’s tackling a resume, navigating the VA system, or adjusting to a civilian career. - help…

WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services, enabling you to search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world.

You…

The Writers Guild Foundation (WGF) offers this guide on where to find film and television scripts online. Sites linked from the WGF have not been reviewed and are not endorsed by the City of…