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Magazine and journal articles from thousands of publications.
Newspaper articles from Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and Christian Science Monitor.
Facts on File
Comprehensive digest of news and current events from 1940 to the present.
Information on 14 million businesses and 89 million U.S. residents.
Business Insights Essentials
Statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials, organized by company and industry, in the global business environment.
PROMT -- Predicast Overview of Markets and Technology. Research companies, the products and technologies they produce. Includes summaries and full text from nearly 1,000 business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, and more.
Foundation Directory Online Professional
The Foundation Center’s directory of foundation and company grantmakers and non-profit grant recipients. This searchable database is available only in the Main Library.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
The Foundation Center’s directory that provides detailed descriptions of foundations that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. This searchable database is available only in the Main Library.
Foundation Center Website
The Foundation Center website provides useful background information and instruction about the world of philanthropy and grant seeking. Note: If you are looking for a directory of grantmakers and grants, see the Foundation Directory Online Professional database or the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online database listed above.
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JobScout is a user friendly online learning platform designed to teach you basic internet skills, create a resume and search job listings. Free account required.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
An all-inclusive database providing comprehensive data and analysis of more than 35,000 investments, including stocks, mutual funds and other types of investment.
Merriam Webster Dictionary
An unabridged dictionary plus a thesaurus, Spanish-English dictionary and medical dictionaries.
Oxford English Dictionary
The authoritative dictionary of the English Language.
World Book Encyclopedia
Popular generalist encyclopedia, includes separate editions for kids, students, advanced searchers and Spanish speakers.
An up-to-date selection of popular legal forms for all fifty states. Includes legal dictionary and attorney directory.
Information on American motion pictures through 1972 and on the top ten movies of the years 2000 to the present. Available only in the Library.
Literature Resource Center
Literary criticism and author biographies from publications such as Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
eBooks & eAudiobooks
Provides subject access, reviews and much more for the thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles.
Something About the Author
Learn more about the authors you may be reading.
California Libraries Catalog
CalCat searches the holdings of most California Libraries.
WorldCat searches the holdings of libraries worldwide.
Student Research Center
Information on Arts, Media, English, Math, Social Sciences, History Sports Technology, Business and Careers.
Adult Learning Center
Get live, one-on-one help from tutors for the GED, Citizenship Test, Microsoft Office and more.
Get live online homework help from an expert tutor.
Online lessons for many foreign languages and for English as a second language (ESL).
Fact Cards Online
A series of research tools designed for students in grades 4 through 8.
Pros and Cons of current issues.
Science reference materials including the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.
Consumer Health Complete
Information from hundreds of medical journals and reference volumes.
U.S. Healthcare Providers
Biography in Context
Biographical articles from a variety of reference sources.
City of Santa Monica
IRS Tax Forms
Federal Tax forms and related publications
California State Tax Forms
Franchise Tax board forms and publications
Statistical data from the RAND Corporation
Imagine Santa Monica
Historic photographs of the Santa Monica Bay region and the Santa Monica Outlook newspaper (1875 -1920).