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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. 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. 

Websites of interest are also included at the end of each list of Databases.

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®.

AUDIO BOOKS
BIOGRAPHY
BUSINESS

Hoopla

Sesame Street Podcasts



Website:  Biography.com

Website: Biographies of Women Mathematicians

Website: Find a Grave



 
Business Insights: Global 
Business Reference Center


The Reference Shelf: Rethinking Work

Website:  County Business Patterns

Website:  Website:  Fraser Federal Reserve Archive

Website: Investopedia

Website:  MarketWatch

Website:  The Motley Fool

CAREERS
CURRENT EVENTS
1
CURRENT EVENTS
2
Careers In

The Reference Shelf: Rethinking Work



Civil Disobedience, Social Justice, Nationalism & Populism, Violent Demonstrations and Race Relations

The Reference Shelf: Affordable Housing

The Reference Shelf: Alternative Facts, Post-Truth and the Information War

The Reference Shelf: Campaign Trends & Election Law

The Reference Shelf: Immigration

The Reference Shelf: 
Propaganda & Misinformation
The Reference Shelf: Racial Tensions in a “Post-Racial” Age

The Reference Shelf: The American Dream

The Reference Shelf: The South China Sea Conflict

The Reference Shelf: The Transformation of American Cities

Treaties in the News

DIGITAL AGE
EDUCATION
ENVIRONMENT

The Reference Shelf: The Digital Age

Website:  Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award

Website:  Hour of Code

Website:  Scratch - Coding

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

Encyclopedia of Climate Change, Second Edition

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, 3rd Edition

Environment Complete

Website:  Be Water Wise
GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY
GEOGRAPHY
GOVERNMENT
African American Heritage

Ancestry Library Edition

Website:  Calisphere  (Inglewood Historical Photos)

America’s Top-Rated Cities, 2018

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


The Bill of Rights, 2nd Edition

The Reference Shelf: Democracy Evolving

The Reference Shelf: Guns in America

The Reference Shelf: The Supreme Court

Website:  Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government

Website:  North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Website:  Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) 

Website:  U.S. Central Intelligence Agency 

HEALTH
HISTORY & CULTURE
HOMEWORK & RESEARCH
Consumer Health Complete

Coronavirus/COVID Research Database


Genetics and Inherited Conditions

Magill’s Medical Guide, 8th Edition

Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection


Salem Health: Addictions, Substance Abuse & Alcoholism, Second Edition

Salem Health: Cancer, 2nd Edition

Salem Health: Infectious Diseases & Conditions, 2nd Edition

Salem Health: Nutrition

The Reference Shelf: Prescription Drug Abuse

Website - MedlinePlus


Website:  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Website:  
Teen Line

Website - TeensHealth




America: History and Life with Full Text

Great Events from History: LGBTQ, 2nd Edition

Great Events from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e.

Great Events from History: The Middle Ages, 477-1453

History Reference Center


Opinions Throughout History – Social Media Issues

The Reference Shelf: American Political Speeches

The Reference Shelf: LGBTQ in the 21st Century

The Reference Shelf: The Two Koreas

The Reference Shelf: Whistleblowers

Working Americans Vol. 4: Their Children



Biography Reference Center

Brainfuse.com - Live Homework Help

Britannica School

Full Text Publication Finder - Title Search

History Reference Center

Learning Express Library

Middle Search Plus- High School and Middle School Research

Points of View

Primary Search - Elementary School Research

Privacy Rights in the Digital Age


Scholastic Go!

Tumblebook Math

World Book Online

Website:  Dictionary.Com

Website:  Social Studies Fact Cars - California Native Americans and Missions

Website:  Thesaurus.Com

Website:  Dictionary.Com
HISPANIC SERVICES

HOW-TO GUIDES
DATABASES

HOW-TO GUIDES
WEBSITES
Referencia LatinaAutoMate – DIY Auto Repair

Auto Repair Source

California Driving Permit Practice Tests - California

Chilton Library- Auto Repair

CreativeBug

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index

Home Improvement Reference Center

Learning Express Library


Website:  Good Housekeeping

Website:  Speed Cleaning Rules
JOBS and GRANTS
LANGUAGES
LAW
Brainfuse Job Now

Website:  Candid

Website:  GCF LearnFree.org

Website:  Grant Resources On The Web: Where To Look When You Need Funding

Website:  The Grantsmanship Center

Website:  Veterans’ Guide to Careers After the Military

Website:  VolunteerMatch


Mango Languages

Website:  Chillola.com
Criminal Justice Abstracts

The Criminal Justice System, 2nd Edition

Legal Information Reference Center

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


MOVIES & MUSIC
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
PHONE DIRECTORY

Kanopy Kids

EBSCO E-Journals - Online Journal Article Search

Full Text Publication Finder - Title Search

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times (1985-Current)

Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)

MAS Complete (Magazines & Periodicals)

MasterFILE Complete

Newspaper Source Plus

The New York Times

A to Z Databases: Demographics & Telephone Directories Search

READING and LITERATURE
ADULTS & TEENS
DATABASES
READING and LITERATURE
ADULTS & TEENS
WEBSITES
READING and LITERATURE
CHILDREN

Digital Copyright Slider


Magill’s Literary Annual Cumulative Author Index

Magill’s Literary Annual Cumulative Title Index

NoveList Plus
 for Adults 

NovelList K-8 Plus for Children

TeenBooks Cloud










Website:  GoodReads

Website:  Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

Website:  Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

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: TeachingBooks.net 

Website:  YALSA Teen Book Finder



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 


SCIENCE
SENIOR CITIZENS

VETERANS

Encyclopedia of Climate Change, Second Edition

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, 3rd Edition

Forensic Science

Principles of Science

Principles of Sociology

The Reference Shelf: Artificial Intelligence

The Reference Shelf: New Frontiers in Space

Website:  DK Find Out!

AARP 

Social Security Administration
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