Online Databases

Along with books, magazines, and audio-visual materials, the Inglewood Public Library subscribes to numerous databases for you. These databases are the core of the Inglewood's Virtual Branch, available from your home or business 24/7.

To search a database, click on their names below. When accessing databases from outside the library, you may be prompted to enter the number on the back of your library card. If you need assistance in accessing your databases, please contact the Main Library's Adult Reference Desk when we are open at 310-412-4280.  

Mobile Use: Want to use many of these databases on your smartphone or tablet? Just visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app for Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®. 

Most Popular Databases

Biography in Context Opens in new windowLos Angeles Times Opens in new windowMango Languages Opens in new windowThe Reference Shelf
Biography in ContextLos Angeles TimesMANGO LanguagesThe Reference Shelf

New York TimesLearning Express EBSCO

To use in the Library, you must create a free account and log in each time with the above link.

To use outside the Library, please click HERE and then click on REDEEM.  You will be taken to the above link where you will need to create a free account and log in each time.

If you need help, please call the Reference Desk at 310-412-4820.

Learning Express Library helps libraries improve the lives of their patrons every day through a highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more. You must register for a free account so the program can keep track of your progress.  See a Librarian for help.
  • Career Preparation
  • High School Equivalency Center
  • College Admissions Test Preparations
  • School Center
  • College Students
  • Adult Core Skills
    • Citizenship
  • Resursos Para Hispanohablantes



Alphabetical List of Databases
by Name

A to Z Databases: Demographics & Telephone Directories Search
African American Heritage
Agriculture Collection (InfoTrac)
Ancestry Library Edition
Associations Unlimited
Basic ESL Access
Biography in Context
Business Economics & Theory Collection (InfoTrac)
Business Insights: Essentials
California Driving Permit Practice Tests - California
Careers In...
Chilton Library
Communications & Mass Media Collection (InfoTrac)
Criminal Justice Collection (InfoTrac)
EBSCO E-Journals - Online Journal Article Search
Environmental Studies & Policy Collection (InfoTrac)
Fine Arts & Music Collection (InfoTrac)
Forensic Science
Full Text Publication Finder - Title Search
Gale Directory Library
Gale Ready Reference Shelf
Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection (InfoTrac)
General OneFile - Magazine Article Search (InfoTrac)
Great Events from History
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Home Improvement Collection (InfoTrac)
Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection (InfoTrac)
Informe Académico
InfoTrac Newsstand - Newspaper Article Search
Literature Resource Center
Los Angeles Sentinel
Los Angeles Times
Magill's Literary Annual
Mango Languages

New York Times  (See instructions above)

Nursing & Allied Health Collection (InfoTrac)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Psychology Collection (InfoTrac)
Reference Shelf
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Student Resources in Context
Testing & Education Reference Center
United States History in Context
World History in Context

Alphabetical List of Databases
by Subject

AutomobilesBiographiesBusinessCareer Resources & Sample TestsDirectoriesEncyclopediasEspañolGenealogyHealth & MedicineHistory, Geography & TravelHome ImprovementLanguagesLawLiterature, , Music & ArtMagazines, E-Journals & NewspapersScience & TechnologySocial Issues, Statistics & Controversial Topics