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
Database:   Biography Reference Center  
Database:   Great Athletes of the Twenty-First Century
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:    Hospitality & Tourism   Complete
Database:    Principles of Business  
Database:    The Reference Shelf: Internet Abuses and Privacy Rights  
Database:    The Reference Shelf: Rethinking Work   
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
Database:    The Reference Shelf: Rethinking Work
Website:       Military and Veterans  
CreativeBug Opens in new windowCREATIVITY
Database:   CreativeBug 
Website:     Tux Paint
Website:     Word Clouds.com
Current EventsCURRENT EVENTS
Database:   Civil Disobedience, Social Justice, Nationalism & Populism, Violent  Demonstrations and Race Relations
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Affordable Housing  
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Alternative Facts, Post-Truth and the Information War  
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Campaign Trends & Election Law    
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Immigration    
Database:   The  Reference Shelf: Propaganda & Misinformation 
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Racial Tensions in a “Post-Racial” Age
Database:   The Reference Shelf: The American Dream  
Database:   The Reference Shelf: The South China Sea Conflict  
Database:   The Reference Shelf: The Transformation of American Cities  
Database:   Treaties in the News  

Digital LiteracyDIGITAL LITERACY - COMPUTERS
Database:    The Reference Shelf: The Digital Age  
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
Database:    Encyclopedia of Climate Change, Second Edition   
Database:    Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, 3rd Edition 
Database:    Environment Complete     
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
Database:    America’s Top-Rated Cities, 2018 
Database:    Nations of the World, 2018  
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.
Database:   The Bill of Rights, 2nd Edition   
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Democracy Evolving    
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Guns in America    
Database:   The Reference Shelf: The Supreme Court    
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
Database:   Consumer Health Complete   
Database:   Coronavirus/COVID Research Database   
Database:   Genetics and Inherited Conditions   
Database:   Magill’s Medical Guide, 8th Edition   
Database:   Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy   
Database:   Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection   
Database:   Salem Health: Addictions, Substance Abuse & Alcoholism, Second Edition   
Database:   Salem Health: Cancer, 2nd Edition   
Database:   Salem Health: Infectious Diseases & Conditions, 2nd Edition   
Database:   Salem Health: Nutrition   
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Prescription Drug Abuse  
Website:     MedlinePlus  
Website:     National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Website:     Teen Line
Website:     TeensHealth
 
Hispanic Services
HISPANIC SERVICES
Database:   Referencia Latina 

History and Culture
HISTORY & CULTURE
Database:    America: History and Life with Full Text  
Database:    Great Events from History: LGBTQ, 2nd Edition 
Database:    Great Events from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e. 
Database:    Great Events from History: The Middle Ages, 477-1453 
Database:    History Reference Center 
Database:    Opinions Throughout History – Social Media Issues 
Database:    The Reference Shelf: American Political Speeches 
Database:    The Reference Shelf: LGBTQ in the 21st Century 
Database:    The Reference Shelf: The Two Koreas 
Database:    The Reference Shelf: Whistleblowers 
Database:    Working Americans Vol. 4: Their Children   

Homework and Research
HOMEWORK & RESEARCH
Database:    Biography Reference Center   
Database:    Brainfuse Live Online Homework Help 
Database:    Britannica School 
Database:    Full Text Publication Finder - Title Search 
Database:    History Reference Center 
Database:    Learning Express Library 
Database:    Middle Search Plus- High School and Middle School Research 
Database:    Points of View Reference Center
Database:    Primary Search - Elementary School Research 
Database:    Privacy Rights in the Digital Age 
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:    AutoMate – DIY Auto Repair
 
Database:    Auto Repair Source
Database:    California Driving Permit Practice Tests - California
Database:    Chilton Library- Auto Repair
Database:    CreativeBug
Database:    Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index
Database:    Home Improvement Reference Center
Database:    Learning Express Library     
Database:    Small Engine Repair - 
Reference Center

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
Database:   Criminal Justice Abstracts   
Database:   The Criminal Justice System, 2nd Edition
Database:   Legal Information Reference Center
Database:   The Reference Shelf: Hate Crimes 

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  
Database:    Kanopy  
Database:    Kanopy Kids  
Website:      Mathematics in Movies


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

Newspapers and MagazinesNEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES
Database:    EBSCO E-Journals - Online Journal Article Search 
Database:    Full Text Publication Finder - Title Search 
Database:    Los Angeles Times 
Database:    Los Angeles Times (1985-Current)
Database:    Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)
Database:    MAS Complete (Magazines & Periodicals)
Database:    MasterFILE Complete 
Database:    Newspaper Source Plus 
Database:    
The New York Times  

Phone DirectoryPHONE DIRECTORY
Database:    A to Z Databases: Demographics & Telephone Directories Search


 
Reading and Literature for Adults - DatabasesREADING & LITERATURE - ADULTS & TEENS -DATABASES
Database:    The Cloud Library  
Database:    Digital Copyright Slider       
Database:    Literary Reference Center Plus 
Database:    Magill’s Literary Annual Cumulative Author Index 
Database:    Magill’s Literary Annual Cumulative Title Index
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:    NoveList K-8 Plus 
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
Database:                Encyclopedia of Climate Change, Second Edition 
Database:                 Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, 3rd Edition 
Database:                 Forensic Science 
Database:                 Principles of Science 
Database:                 Principles of Sociology 
Database:                 The Reference Shelf: Artificial Intelligence 
Database:                 The Reference Shelf: New Frontiers in Space  

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