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    Adult Learning Center

    Get live, one-on-one help from tutors for the GED, Citizenship Test, Microsoft Office and more.

    Archives of Sexuality & Gender:
    LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

    The largest collection available in support of the study of gender and sexuality. Enables scholars to make new connections in LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, health, political science, policy studies, and other related areas of research.

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    Brainfuse Online Tutoring 

    Get live online homework help from an expert tutor.


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    City Council

    Agendas, staff reports, minutes and videos.

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    A streaming service for new, creative, and unusual music.


    eBooks & eApps

    Download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer, compatible portable device, or phone. Watch streaming video, listen to music, and read magazines.

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    Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Essential

    The Library has compiled a list of Resources for Nonprofits for those seeking funding during the COVID-19 crisis.

    Trying to search for grants from home? Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Essential is available for remote access. Create an account and sign up for a day pass. The day pass allows you to use FDO Essential remotely anytime within a 24-hour window. There is a clock at the top of the screen that will tell you how much time remains in the pass. After the 24 hour period ends, the clock will show the next date on which you can activate a new pass (every 30 days).

    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 Center 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's Grantspace

    The Foundation Center's learning portal.

    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.






    A social learning platform for individuals 50+, taught by peers. The classes are live and consist of digital learning, physical health, mental health, social health, and vocational health. Courses include: Introduction to YouTube, Get Started with Zoom, Common Scams and Frauds, Being the Best Grandparent, and more!

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    Imagine Santa Monica

    Online local history materials, including photographs, maps, newspaper citations and the contents of the Santa Monica Outlook newspaper for the years 1875 -1920.

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    JobNow / VetNow

    Get help writing resumes and conducting job interviews with live assistance (via online chat) and related resources. You must set up a free account for online chat services. Connect with VA experts for live assistance with your VA benefits eligibility and community resources for veterans.




    LinkedIn Learning

    Focuses on the skills needed to land jobs that are currently in-demand. Provides professional certificates that can be added to a LinkedIn profile. Offers critical soft skills training, such as resilience, teamwork, and time management. Course instruction available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and four other languages.

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    Mango Languages

    Online lessons for many foreign languages and for English as a second language (ESL).


    MasterFILE Complete

    Magazine and journal articles from thousands of publications.

    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.


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    New York Times Online

    Use your Santa Monica Public Library card to create a free account and get 24-hour unlimited access to the digital edition of The New York Times

    Northstar Digital Literacy

    Focuses on people with no, low, or limited technology skills. Provides assessments of 14 different digital skills including Microsoft Office. Is used by some CA literacy programs. Offers courses that include: Email, Internet Basics, and Information Literacy.

    NoveList Plus

    Provides subject access, reviews and much more for the thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles.


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    Enjoy digital versions of over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in more than 60 languages, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post and The Globe and Mail. Access using their website or mobile app.

    ProQuest Newspapers

    Newspaper articles from Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.


    New! Recent Newspapers is ProQuest’s digital microfilm product. It provides the microfilm experience in a digital format. It consists of full-page images of every page of the newspapers (from 2008 up to 3 months ago), including Sunday classifieds and is completely full-text searchable.

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    Information on 14 million businesses and 89 million U.S. residents.  

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    Santa Monica City Council Agendas, Staff Reports, Minutes & Videos

    Santa Monica Image Archives

    Online local history materials, including photographs, maps, newspaper citations and the contents of the Santa Monica Outlook newspaper for the years 1875 -1925.

    SMPL Online Academy

    A curated selection of short training videos on topics such as getting ebooks on Libby (OverDrive) and Hoopla Digital, to productivity and social media apps including Google Docs, Microsoft Word, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Powered by Niche Academy.

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    U.S. Healthcare Providers

    Information on 855,000 doctors and dentists.

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    Value Line Investment Survey

    Weekly up-to-date investment information and comprehensive reference for investors. In breadth of coverage it is encyclopedic, covering some 1,700 equity issues.
    Company name, Ticker or Industry Lookup


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    World Book Encyclopedia

    Popular generalist encyclopedia, includes separate editions for kids, students, advanced searchers and Spanish speakers.



    WorldCat searches the holdings of libraries worldwide.

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