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Alphabetical List of Research Databases

The Long Beach Public Library subscribes to more than 60 databases
to give you easy online access to reliable, authoritative information.
For home access, you will need your library card (barcode) number.
To see these sources arranged by subject, click here.

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ABI/INFORM Collection The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. Includes simultaneous access to ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. Coverage: 1971-current. click to access in library click to access from home
ABI/INFORM Dateline This database includes hard-to-find local and regional business publications, analysis, and information on local markets. It also allows users to research employment opportunities, compile data on benefits and compensation, learn about corporate strategies and other topics from a local and regional perspective. Coverage: 1971-current. click to access in library click to access from home
ABI/INFORM Global This database includes in-depth coverage for thousands of publications, most of which are available in full text, and the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. Coverage: 1971-present. click to access in library click to access from home
ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry This database includes in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends and other topics. Users can study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals, and many others. Coverage: 1971-present. click to access in library click to access from home
Academic OneFile The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily. click to access in library click to access from home
Agriculture Collection Broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, comprised of nearly 200 titles--from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
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AllData Includes automobile diagnostics, repair procedures, electrical diagrams, technical bulletins and recalls which may be printed out. click to access in library
Ancestry Library Edition Contains 5 billion genealogy records with new records added daily. Records include the entire United States Federal Census from 1790 - 1940. In-Library access only. click to access in library  
Annals of American History Online Illuminates U.S. history from 1493 to modern times in over 2,000 primary documents-the original words of history-makers. History, society, and everyday life come into focus through a variety of articles and media.
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Biography in Context Contextual information on the world's most influential people. Merges Gale's reference works with periodicals and multimedia. Search based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
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Black Newspapers Provides access to esteemed newspapers from across the U.S., searchable from 1989-present.
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Britannica Academic This online database provides access to the reliable sources (encyclopedic and primary) that students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research. click to access in library click to access from home
Britannica Escolar Una enciclopedia en espanol para los estudiantes de primaria y intermedia. (A spanish language encyclopedia for elementary and middle school students). click to access in library click to access from home
Britannica School This online database offers thousands of up-to-date articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources and research tools for all grades (elementary, middle, and high school)and reading levels. click to access in library click to access from home
Business Collection This database provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. click to access in library click to access from home
Business This ProQuest resource covers publications on the latest business and financial information for researchers of all levels. click to access in library click to access from home
Business Economics and Theory Collection Academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. More than 150 full-text journals. click to access in library click to access from home
Business Insights: Essentials Detailed company and industry profiles, company financial reports, and company comparisons. click to access in library click to access from home
Business Market Research Collection This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots. Coverage: 1986-current. click to access in library click to access from home

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CareerCruising Explore a future career path or conduct research before you change careers by using Career Matchmaker and/or view multimedia interviews with people working in hundreds of careers. Career Cruising also includes detailed information about colleges and universities across the U.S. with links to financial aid resources. click to access in library click to access from home
Communications and Mass Media Collection More than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more. click to access in library click to access from home
Computer Database Computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
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Consumer Reports Testing products since 1936, Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves. click to access in library click to access from home
Credo Reference Credo Reference has 3.2 million entries from more than 450 encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, guides, and atlases in all fields. Sources are selected from major publishers, such as ABC Clio, Bloomsbury, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Greenwood, Penguin, Routledge, Sage, Thames and Hudson, Wiley, and more. You may use precise searching or a more general concept map. click to access in library click to access from home
Criminal Justice Collection 150 journals for those studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security. click to access in library click to access from home
Culinary Arts Collection 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information. click to access in library click to access from home
Custom Newspapers 150 national and international newspapers. click to access in library click to access from home

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Diversity Studies Collection 150 full-text journals exploring cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. click to access in library click to access from home

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Educator's Reference Complete Designed for teachers, administrators, and undergraduate/graduate students in the education field, this database provides access to information on all levels of education (preschool to college) and specialties (bilingual studies, health, technology). click to access in library click to access from home
eLibrary Elementary Reference materials for elementary students. Includes newspapers, magazines, books, transcripts, maps, pictures, audio, and video. click to access in library click to access from home
Encyclopedia Britannica Search the encyclopedia as well as magazines, web sites, and videos. You can also explore learning materials, a dictionary and thesaurus, atlases, timelines. click to access in library click to access from home
Entrepreneurship Database Covers a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly - including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings - to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats, from video to Excel files to text.
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Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Nearly 200 journals in the field of environmental issues and policy, including perspectives from the scientific community and governmental policy makers as well as corporate interests.
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ERIC ERIC provides extensive access to education-related literature including journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs. Coverage: 1966 – current. click to access in library click to access from home
eSequels The online guide to series fiction.
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Expanded Academic ASAP Meets research needs across all academic disciplines, from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers -- many with full text and images. click to access in library click to access from home
Explora - for Educators Designed for teachers, this database provides access to articles, essays, and resources aimed at aiding you in the classroom (includes lesson plans, curriculum standards, and useful websites). click to access in library click to access from home
Explora - for Kids Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. click to access in library click to access from home
Explora - for Public Libraries This database provides access to articles, essays, and videos pertaining to a wide range of topics including art and literature, biography, business and careers, current events, geography and culture, health, history, math, and science. click to access in library click to access from home
Explora - for Teens Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. click to access in library click to access from home

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