Online Resources

Inglewood Virtual Public Library
Along with books, magazines, audio-visual materials, and electronic resources the Inglewood Public Library subscribes to numerous databases. These databases are the core of the Inglewood’s Virtual Services, available from your home or business 24/7.  Websites of interest are also included at the end of each list of Databases.

To search a database, click on the name of the Database. When accessing databases you may be prompted to enter your Inglewood Public Library Card or Digital Library Card barcode number. 


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PAGE INDEX
Audio Books Education HealthLanguagesReading Adults/Teens
Biography  Environment History & CultureLawReading - Children  
Business   Genealogy  Homework HelpMoviesScience
Careers Geography  Hispanic ServicesMusicSenior Citizens
Creativity  Government How-To GuidesNewspapers/MagsVeterans
Current Events  Grants  JobsPhone Directory 
Digital Literacy  




The following list contains Databases that are subscriptions held by the Inglewood Public Library.  The Databases are indicated in BLUE.  The list also contains websites of interest in BLACK.

Audio Books 
AUDIO BOOKS
Database:  AudioBook Cloud  
Database:  Audio Stories for Children
Database:  Hoopla
Website:    Hey Ya Book Riot Podcasts
Website:    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Website:    LibriVox
Website:    NPR Podcasts
Website:    Sesame Street Podcasts
Website:    Storyline Online
Website:    Teaching Books.net Book Readings

BiographyBIOGRAPHY
Website:     Biography.com
Website:     Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Website:     Find a Grave

Business BUSINESS
Database:    Associations Unlimited -  Non-Profit Resources
Database:    Business Insights: Global Business Reference Center 
Database:    Reference USA (Data Axle Reference Solutions)
Website:       County Business Patterns  
Website:       Fraser Federal Reserve Archive  
Website:       Investopedia  
Website:       MarketWatch  
Website:       The Motley Fool  
Website:       Small Business Association

CareersCAREERS
Database:    Careers In
CreativeBug Opens in new windowCREATIVITY
Database:   CreativeBug 
Website:     Tux Paint
Website:     Word Clouds.com
Digital LiteracyDIGITAL LITERACY - COMPUTERS
Website:      Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award
Website:      Hour of Code
Website:      Scratch - Coding
EducationEDUCATION
Database:     Brainfuse Live Homework 
Database:     Career Online High School 
Website:        Accredited Online Schools   
Website:        Accredited Online Schools: Financial Aid for Veterans and Dependents  
Website:        Affordable Colleges Online   
Website:        Inglewood Unified School District    
Website:        FinAid - The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid    
Website:        Khan Academy   
Website:        OnlineSchools.org   
Website:        Teaching Books   
Website:        West Los Angeles College - Free College   

EnvironmentENVIRONMENT
Website:       Be Water Wise    
Website:       Environmental Protection Agency   

GenealogyGENEALOGY and LOCAL HISTORY
Database:    African American Heritage  
Database:    Ancestry Library Edition   
Website:      Calisphere  (Inglewood Historical Photos)
   
GeographyGEOGRAPHY-COUNTRIES, FLAGS
Website:       Anthem World.com    
Website:       Flags of the World    
Website:       Library of Congress Country Studies    
Website:       United Nations    
Website:       Organization of American States  
    
Government
GOVERNMENT - LOCAL, STATE, FEDERAL.
Website:     Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government    
Website:     North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)    
Website:     Official Website of the California State  Government     
Website:     Official Website of the City of Inglewood 
Website:     Official Website of the United States Government Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) 
Website:     U.S. Central Intelligence Agency 
Website:     GCF LearnFree.org  

GrantsGRANTS
Website:     California Arts Council - Grants
Website:     California State Library - Grants
Website:     Grant Resources On The Web: Where To Look When You Need Funding    
Website:     The Grantsmanship Center 

HealthHEALTH
Website:     MedlinePlus  
Website:     National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Website:     Teen Line
Website:     TeensHealth
 
Homework and Research
HOMEWORK & RESEARCH
Database:    Britannica School 
Database:    Tumblebook Math 
Database:    World Book Online   
Website:       Dictionary.Com  
Website:       Social Studies Fact Cars - California Native Americans and Missions  
Website:       Thesaurus.Com  
Website:       Dictionary.Com   
How-To GuidesHOW-TO GUIDES
Database:    California Driving Permit Practice Tests - California
Database:    Chilton Library- Auto Repair
Database:    CreativeBug
Website:      Good Housekeeping
Website:      
Speed Cleaning Rules

JobsJOBS
Database:    Brainfuse Job Now  
Website:     Candid
Website:     Veterans’ Guide to Careers After the Military
Website:     
VolunteerMatch




LanguagesLANGUAGES
Database:   Mango Languages
Website:    Chillola.com


LawLAW
Website:     California Judicial Council Forms   
Website:     LawHelpCA.org
Website:     The Law Student Guide to Free Legal Research on the Internet
Website:     Locating the Law 
Website:     United States Patent and Trademark Office

MoviesMOVIES
Database:    BookFlix for Children 
Database:    Hoopla  


MusicMUSIC
Database:    Hoopla
Website:      Classics for Kids
Website:      Go Classical for Kids
 
 

Newspapers and MagazinesNEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES
Database:    Los Angeles Times 
Database:    Los Angeles Times (1985-Current)
Database:    Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)
Database:    
The New York Times  

Reading and Literature for Adults - DatabasesREADING & LITERATURE - ADULTS & TEENS -DATABASES
Database:    The Cloud Library  
Database:    NoveList Plus for Adults 
Database:    NovelList K-8 Plus for Children
Database:    TeenBook Cloud  
  
readingAdult2-150READING & LITERATURE - ADULTS & TEENS -WEBSITES
Website:      Coretta Scott King Book Awards    
Website:      GoodReads   
Website:      Hugo Awards (Science Fiction)          
Website:      Los Angeles Times Book Prizes          
Website:      Los Angeles Times Best Sellers 
Website:      Mocha Girls Read Book Club    
 

Website:      National Book Awards 
Website:      National Book Foundation 
Website:      New York Times Best Sellers List - Fiction
Website:      New York Times Best Sellers List- Nonfiction 
Website:      Nobel Prize for Literature  
Website:      Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
Website:      Pulitzer Prize Winners          
Website:      RITA Award (Romance)
Website:      Reading Group Choices 
Website:      Teaching Books.Net 
Website:      
YALSA Teen Book Finder
 
 

Reading and Literature for Children
READING and LITERATURE - CHILDREN 
Database:    BookFLIX for Children 
Database:    The Cloud Library
Database:    TumbleBook Library  
 
 

Database:    TumbleMath  
Website:      Randolph Caldecott Medal Award (Children’s)
Website:      California Young Reader Medal (Children’s)
Website:      Children’s Notables List
Website:      Funbrain Reading
Website: GoodReads   

Website:      John Newbery Medal Award (Children’s)
Website:      Pura Belpre Award
Website:      Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
Website:      Storyline Online
Website:      
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

ScienceSCIENCE
Website:      California Science Center Stuck-at-Home Science
Website:      MIT App Inventor
Website:      PBS KIDS - Design Squad Global
Website:      DK Find Out!
Website:      Science Bob
Website:      SciJinks: Weather Games 

Senior CitizensSENIOR CITIZENS
Website:      AARP
Website:      Social Security Administration 


 
VeteransVETERANS
Website:     Affordable Colleges Online - Veteran’s Guide to Online College Success
Website:     Financial Aid for Veterans & Dependents 

Website:     Military and Veterans
Website:     U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs 
Website:     Veterans’ Guide to Careers After the Military
Website:     Veteran’s Guide to Online College Success