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Magazines

  • General Reference Center Gold   1980 - present
    A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.  Search Tips 

Newspapers

 Los Angeles Times

Career Help

  • JobScout   
    • Learn about the Internet
    • Create a resume
    • Look for a job
    • Connect with other JobScouters
    JobScout is platform developed by social venture TRAIL. JobScout is a partner with and seed funded through the LINK AMERICAS Foundation and the California State Library.

 Student Resources

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context  1983 - present
    Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.  [details]
  • Biography in Context 1969 - present
    This database combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography Resource Center also includes full text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search. 
  • Literature Resource Center  1964 - present
    Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most studied authors. 
  • Student Resources in Context  1980 - present
    A fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full text coverage of over 1,000 magazines, newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips. Includes Student Resource Center Health Module.
  • Science in Context 1983 - present
    Researching science topics has never been easier -- with Science Resource Center, thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations are just a few clicks away and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards. 

Encyclopedias

  • Worldbook Online
    Use this resource for up-to-date general information. Includes a resource guide to California and an atlas, dictionary and educators' tools. Video Tutorial [Flash]

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