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Easy and quick online registration*. Take note of your assigned “PACREG” barcode and PIN when registering. Use these to access the electronic resources listed below.
Easy, instant access to online resources. eCards are valid for 30 days and may not be renewed. For continued access to these resources and more, visit any branch of the Santa Monica Public Library and convert your eCard to a full library card. California residents may apply for a library card at any of our five locations. See our library card information page for details.
When accessing the resources on this page and asked to enter your library card number, make sure to enter your full PACREG######, both letters (PACREG) and numbers.
Tumblebooks Interactive Online Picture Books for Children
MasterFile Complete Magazine and journal articles from thousands of publications.
ProQuest NewspapersNewspaper articles from Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and Christian Science Monitor.
World News DigestFormerly Facts on File. Comprehensive digest of news and current events from 1940 to the present.
NovelistPlusProvides subject access, reviews and much more for the thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles.
Oxford English DictionaryThe authoritative dictionary of the English Language.
ReferenceUSAInformation on 14 million businesses and 89 million U.S. residents.
U.S. Healthcare ProvidersInformation on 855,000 doctors and dentists.
World Book EncyclopediaPopular generalist encyclopedia, includes separate editions for kids, students, advanced searchers and Spanish speakers.
Access ScienceScience reference materials including the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.
LearningExpress LibraryFeatures skillbuilding tools for reading, writing, math, and science. Test preparation for high school equivalency and college admissions. Workplace resources include preparing for occupational licensing exams.
Literature Resource CenterLiterary criticism and author biographies from publications such as Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Mango LanguagesOnline lessons for many foreign languages and for English as a second language (ESL).
Morningstar InvestmentAn all-inclusive database providing comprehensive data and analysis of more than 35,000 investments, including stocks, mutual funds and other types of investment.
Student Research CenterInformation on Arts, Media, English, Math, Social Sciences, History, Sports, Technology, Business, and Careers.
Valueline Investment SurveyWeekly up-to-date investment information and comprehensive reference for investors. In breadth of coverage it is encyclopedic, covering some 1,700 equity issues.
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