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Beginning November 2, 2015 Long Beach Public Library has streamlined our online resources with a focus on education and lifelong learning. As a result we have added two new exciting resources, Lynda.com and Gale Courses.
|Business, Tech, & Legal |
Generate sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, and more.
|Books24x7 IT Pro Collection |
On-demand access to fully searchable, web-based books on information technology and business. Registration required.
|WestlawNext Patron Access |
An online legal research service designed especially for patron use in government law and public libraries. In-library use only. To learn more about effective search strategies using WestlawNext, please see the links below.
WestlawNext Help Guide
WestlawNext Tutorial Videos
|Health & Wellness |
|Books24x7 Well-being Collection |
On-demand access to fully searchable, web-based books on well-being. Registration required.
|Health & Wellness Resource Center & Alternative Health Information |
Information and videos on disease, nutrition, herbal remedies, and prescription drugs.
|History & Biography |
|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.
|Biography in Context |
Biographies of people from around the world and across disciplines.
|Oxford African American Studies Center |
Research the lives and events that shaped African American and African history and culture.
|Looking for local history? Check out our Long Beach History resources. |
|Lifelong Learning |
|Gale Courses |
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses on a large variety of subjects that you can take entirely online.
Learn technology, creative and business skills online.
|Mango Languages |
Language courses include Spanish, French, German, Japanese, English, and many more. Get the free Mango app on our Downloads page.
|Magazines & Newspapers |
|General OneFile |
News and magazines on business, current events, education, literature, science, tech, and more.
Popular Spanish language and bilingual magazines.
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).
Full color, interactive digital magazines. Get the free Zinio app on our Downloads page.
|Student Resources |
LearningExpress Test Preparation
Practice tests and courses for ASVAB, GED, SAT, GRE, reading, math, civil service, and more.
|Opposing Viewpoints in Context |
One-stop source for information on social issues. Topic overviews, viewpoints, magazines, academic journals, primary source documents, statistics, and podcasts.
Testing and Education Reference Center
Practice taking standardized tests such at the PSAT, SAT, GRE, ACT, TOEFL and U.S. citizenship tests...and more.
World Book Online
Search encyclopedia articles and media in World Book Kids, Student, Advanced, or Spanish.
|eBooks, Audiobooks & Music |
|3M Cloud Library |
Download eBooks free with your library card. Compatible with PC, Mac, eReaders, smartphones, and tablets. Get the free 3M Cloud Library app on our Downloads page.
Streaming audiobooks. Fiction, nonfiction, classics, and Spanish language. K-Adult.
|Axis 360 |
Free downloadable children's and middle school eBooks. Now available in an all-in-one mobile app. To download the latest version, visit the App Zone.
|Freegal Music |
Download up to 5 songs per week. These MP3 format songs are free, legal, and yours to keep. App now available for iOS and Android.
Download audiobooks and eBooks free with your library card. Compatible with PC, Mac, eReaders, smartphones, and tablets. Get the free OverDrive app on our Downloads page.
Story books, read-alongs, nonfiction, videos, puzzles, games, and language learning. Grades PreK-6.
Teen eBooks, read-alongs, graphic novels, audiobooks, and National Geographic videos. Grades 6-12.
|TumbleBookCloud Junior |
Elementary and middle school chapter books, read-alongs, graphic novels, audiobooks, and National Geographic videos. Grades K-8.
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