INTEGRATED LIBRARY AND TEXTBOOK SUPPORT SERVICES
- Digital Library - Subscription Sites
ABC-Clio - A curated collections of primary sources, expert perspectives, and reference material on essential subjects in U.S. history and government, world history, geography, and a range of multicultural and popular culture disciplines.
American National Biography - Discover biographies of more than 19,000 men and women from all eras and walks of life whose lives have shaped American history and culture.
Associated Press (AP Images) - AP Images is the world's largest collection of historical and contemporary photos. AP Images provides instant access to AP's iconic editorial photos of today's breaking news, celebrity portraits by renowned Invision photographers, historical images across all genres, creative rights managed and royalty-free stock photography.
Cavendish Square Digital - Comprised of curriculum-related content based on awarding-winning print resources, Cavendish Square Digital offers easy-to-use, richly illustrated materials for online researchers.
*Central Student (ProQuest) - A multidisciplinary resource that brings together many of ProQuest's most important, complete databases in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news.
Columbia Gazetteer - Provides access to authoritative information on more than 170,000 places and areas around the world. It covers the political world, the physical world, and special places such as national parks and monuments.
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry - Offers complete coverage of the works of several individual great poets. It includes poems in full text with poem citations and also includes a wide range of critical and historical tools and features to enhance understanding and enjoyment of poetry.
Culture Grams (ProQuest) - Provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Individual reports covering 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces.
EBSCO Publishing - Provides full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives and e-books from more than 375 research databases and more than 380,000 e-books plus subscription management services for 355,000 e-journals and e-journal packages.
*eLibrary (ProQuest) - Editorially curated topical pages provide overview and context for commonly-researched subjects.
Encyclopedia Britannica - Hundreds of thousands of objective reliable articles, biographies, videos, and images and more.
Gale Database - Includes full text articles covering a wide range of academic topics, specialized databases containing articles in a specific field, and a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference materials for multi-disciplinary research.
Infobase - Contain more than 75 years’ worth of authoritative content that cover a wide range of core curriculum areas—from history, science, literature, and careers to geography, health, current issues and more - at the middle, high school, and academic levels.
Maps101 - A web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps.
Oxford Art Online - Offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Includes over 200,000 articles that span ancient to contemporary art and architecture, as well as over 19,000 images of works of art, structures, plans, and artist signatures.
Oxford Music Online - Authoritative resource for music research with over 52,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history and cultures of music around the globe.
Oxford University Press - Provides a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products.
Salem Press: Health/History - Reference content includes health, history, science, and Careers.
*SIRS Discoverer (ProQuest) - A general reference database for elementary and middle school learners and educators covering curriculum areas and common assignments.
*SIRS Issues Researcher (ProQuest) - Provides background and current analysis necessary for research and understanding of 360+ current and pervasive Leading Issues. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues.
TeachingBooks - Enjoy 172,555 resources about children's and young adult books. Designed for student, family, and educators to use away from the normal classroom.
World Book - Contains thousands of informational articles with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities.
- Digital Library - Free Sites
Student Educational Resources
This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students, parents, teachers, and staff. The list features free web resources in academic subjects such as literature, history, and computing. This list is a work in progress. Please tell us if we're missing something good.
- Accessing the Digital Library Subscription Databases Remotely
To access the digital library subscrition databases remotely, use Schoology. Click here for directions.
Access to these resources for non-school based employees can be gained at this link: https://digitallibrary.lausd.net/DigitalLibrary/