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Academic Research | Art & Literature | Auto Repair | Business, Tech, & Legal | Genealogy
Health & Wellness | History & Biography | Informacion en Espanol | Languages
Magazines & Newspapers | Student Resources

Academic Research

Academic OneFile
Leading journals and reference sources. Includes the New York Times back to 1995.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference books available online or in the free Access My Library app.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
One-stop source for information on social issues. Topic overviews, viewpoints, magazines, academic journals, primary source documents, statistics, and podcasts.

Art & Literature

Literature Resource Center
Biographical information, work overviews, literary criticism and reviews.
Oxford Art Online
Research visual art from around the world, prehistory to the present.
Auto Repair
Chilton Library (Auto Repair)
Covers service and repair for vehicles of the past 30 years, plus specialty models.
Business, Tech, & Legal
AtoZdatabases
Generate sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, and more.
Books24x7
On-demand access to fully searchable, web-based books on information technology, business and well-being. Registration required.

Business Insights: Essentials
Research and analyze companies and businesses around the world.

Legal Forms Library
A do-it-yourself resource for legal assistance.
LegalTrac
Legal research and index to major law reviews, legal newspapers, and more.
Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy resource with census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. In Library use only.

Check out our Obituary Resources  and Long Beach History.

Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Resource Center & Alternative Health Information
Information and videos on disease, nutrition, herbal remedies, and prescription drugs.
History & Biography
Biography in Context
Biographies of people from around the world and across disciplines.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference books available online or in the free Access My Library app.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
One-stop source for information on social issues. Topic overviews, viewpoints, magazines, academic journals, primary source documents, statistics, and podcasts.
Oxford African American Studies Center
Research the lives and events that shaped African American and African history and culture.
U.S. History in Context
Historical documents, articles, and multimedia cover pre-Colonial times to the present.
World History in Context
Articles, primary source documents, and images cover world history.
Looking for local history? Check out our Long Beach History resources.
Informacion en Espanol

Informe
Popular Spanish language and bilingual magazines.

Languages
Mango Languages
Language courses include Spanish, French, German, Japanese, English, and many more. Get the free Mango app on our Downloads page.
Magazines & Newspapers
Academic OneFile
Leading journals and reference sources. Includes the New York Times back to 1995.
General OneFile
News and magazines on business, current events, education, literature, science, tech, and more.
Newsbank
Long Beach Press-Telegram, 1990 - present. Includes features, obituaries, editorials, announcements and more.
Newspaper Archive 
Research history and genealogy with full-page vintage Long Beach (1938 - 1977), national, and international newspapers. Some archives go back hundreds of years. In Library use only.
Newspapers by ProQuest
Los Angeles Times Historical (1881 - 1987) and Los Angeles Times Full-Text (1985 - present).
Newsstand
Covers more than 1,000 national and international newspapers, 1980 - present.
Popular Magazines
Thousands of popular magazines, including Men's Health, Newsweek, the New Yorker, Popular Science, and Vanity Fair.
Zinio
Full color, interactive digital magazines. Get the free Zinio app on our Downloads page.
Student Resources
Biography in Context
Biographies of people from around the world and across disciplines.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference books available online or in the free Access My Library app.
Global Issues in Context
International viewpoints on global issues and current events.

LearningExpress Test Preparation
Practice tests and courses for ASVAB, GED, SAT, GRE, reading, math, civil service, and more.

Literature Resource Center
Biographical information, work overviews, literary criticism and reviews.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
One-stop source for information on social issues. Topic overviews, viewpoints, magazines, academic journals, primary source documents, statistics, and podcasts.
Oxford African American Studies Center
Research the lives and events that shaped African American and African history and culture.
Science in Context
Topic overviews, experiments, biographies, and media from science magazines and journals.
Student Resources in Context
A general database designed to meet the cross-curricular needs of high school students. Useful for homework and in-depth research assignments. Includes reference works, biographies, essays, overviews, primary works, images, and magazine articles.

Testing and Education Reference Center
Practice taking standardized tests such at the PSAT, SAT, GRE, ACT, TOEFL and U.S. citizenship tests...and more.

U.S. History in Context
Historical documents, articles, and multimedia cover pre-Colonial times to the present. 

World Book Online
Search encyclopedia articles and media in World Book Kids, Student, Advanced, or Spanish.

World History in Context
Articles, primary source documents, and images cover world history.

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