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Database access from outside the library requires a valid library card and PIN.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Offers more than 8600 full-text journals and 12,500 abstracted and indexed journals covering many areas of academic study including: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields.
Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Covers more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added on a regular basis.
Biography Reference Center (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Business Searching Interface (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
A business-specific interface for use with the Business Source Complete database (see below).
Business Source Complete (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Provides full-text content covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Indexing and abstracts and full text are available back as far as 1886. Additional full-text content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
Consumer Health Information - Multilingual (EBSCO) In Library:
Select Language


Remote:
Select Language

Provides hundreds of reports for the most common health topics in multiple languages.
Foundation Center - Ask Us
All Access Get answers to your questions about foundations, philanthropy, fundraising, and nonprofits by email or live chat.
Gale Virtual Reference Library In Library

Outside the Library
Provides access to current reference ebooks covering a variety of subjects. The references can be searched individually or as a complete collection.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Birder's World, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.
Los Angeles Times- Library Edition In Library

Outside the Library
ProQuest Digital Microfilm™ provides the actual page images of the Los Angeles Times archived as digital scans that are accessed via the web, enabling multiple users to take advantage of full-image primary resource content inside and outside of the library. By bringing the newspaper microfilm experience online, the Digital Microfilm™ user experiences all of the same features and benefits of a traditional microfilm reader in an efficient virtual environment.

Users: Once directed to the site, click on Select and choose Los Angeles Times- Library Edition, then select the year, month and day you wish to view.
Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo.
MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and over 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as The Bakersfield Californian, The New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science MonitorSan Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others.
NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Provides hundreds of hand-crafted Recommended Reads reading lists created for teens and kids covering both fiction and nonfiction genres and topics. Also includes over 700 BookTalks and over 950 searchable award lists.
NoveList Plus (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Includes information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online In Library Only  Encompassing over 5,000 A–Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines, Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information and context on Islam. This resource is only available at following Libraries: Beale Memorial, Southwest Branch, Northeast Branch, Delano Branch, Wilson Branch, and Ridgecrest Branch.
Points of View (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
Referencia Latina (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
A comprehensive Spanish-language database, offering content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries, more than 100,000 images, 2,500 health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.
Regional Business News (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO) In Library

Outside the Library
Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
 
   
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