Databases

Magazines and Newspaper Articles

 

MasterFile Complete

Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Los Angeles Times via ProQuest

 

Los Angeles Times via ProQuest

Provides full text articles from the Los Angeles Times newspaper.

NewsBank

 

NewsBank (Newspapers)

Provides full text articles from the Whittier Daily News, The Orange County Register, and other local newspapers.

Zinio


Free digital magazine subscriptions. No checkout limits or due dates, new issues automatically sent to your device/account.

Library Catalog

 

Library Catalog

Search indices of Whittier Daily News and Los Angeles Times microfilm collections. Must visit the library to view full text.

Job Search

 

Mango Languages

 

Career Transitions

Use this database to explore new career possibilities, identify ways to improve job prospects, prepare resumés and more.

This project is supported in whole by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Careers Internet Database

Careers Internet Database

USER NAME: 131w 
PASSWORD: future

Responding to the critical need for direction in obtaining successful and satisfying employment in today's complex job market, Institute For Career Research regularly issues new comprehensive reports of promising career fields for the 21st Century based on the most up-to-date information from our nationwide research network.

Job Scout

 JOB_SCOUT

JobScout is a web and mobile platform that uses game design to teach and reinforce digital literacy skills by:

  • Engaging users in self-paced online activities

  • Assisting users in mastering these skills to apply online for a job; and

  • Enabling users to network on and offline.

Learn a New Language

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for 12 different languages. Try it today!

Find a Good Book

NoveList Plus

Find your next book with new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics.

General Research

A to Z

 

AtoZdatabases

Research businesses by industry or segment and company size; find employment statistics; locate friends and relatives; create mailing lists to market and grow small business; and more! Click here to learn how to search for information using their custom mapping tool.

Auto Repair Reference Center

Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Health Source, Consumer Edition

This resource provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

Hobbies & Crafts

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.  Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Birder's World, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Home Improvement Reference Center provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.

Legal Information Reference Center

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Morningstar

Morningstar

Investment resource specialized in fund investing. Offers news, commentary, fund information, tutorial, tools and forums.

Small Business Reference Center

Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.  All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.

World Book Advanced

World Book Reference Center

Find photos, search the encyclopedia, look up words in the dictionary, and search magazines articles.

For Students

Academic Search Premier

Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Biography Reference Center

Provides biographical research information on notable people from all countries and time periods.

Careers Internet Database

Careers Internet Database

USER NAME: 131w 
PASSWORD: future

Responding to the critical need for direction in obtaining successful and satisfying employment in today's complex job market, Institute For Career Research regularly issues new comprehensive reports of promising career fields for the 21st Century based on the most up-to-date information from our nationwide research network.

History Reference Center

Contains historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, historical videos and more.

Literary Reference Center

Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Literature Criticism Online

Literature Criticism Online

Gale's literary criticism is now available online.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Salem History 

Online access to Survey of American Industry and Careers; Decades (The Fifties in America, The Sixties in America, and The Seventies in America); Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society; Great Events from History: Middle Ages.

Salem Literature

Salem Literature 

Access to Magill's Literary Annual which are evaluations of serious literature published each year.

Student Research Center

High school students can search magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate lexile reading levels.

World Book Discover

For older students still developing their reading skills. Includes a Life Skills Tool Kit to help with money, health and housing issues students and their families may encounter. Includes voice and video presentations.

World Book Info Finder

A database for elementary and middle school coming to the library for help with their homework and research projects.It includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.

Just for Kids

Kids' Search

Elementary and middle school students can find periodical, journal and magazine articles at their level.

Read the Book

Students can search by school to find their Accelerated Reader or Reading Counts lists and then check the library's catalog for availability.

World Book's Early World of Learning

For Pre-K through 2nd grade, this database has three modules: Trek's Travels which offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos about numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more; Welcome to Reading which provides leveled reading practice to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills; and Know It which offers an interactive encyclopedia.

World Book Kids

World Book Kids

Find photos, search the encyclopedia, look up words in the dictionary, and search magazines articles.

En Español

Referencia Latina

Ofrece contenido desde una variedad de fuentes incluyendo entradas de enciclopedias, imágenes, reportes de salud, un diccionario de Español – Ingles, libros de referencia y revistas de interés general cubriendo un extenso serie de sujetos.

Spanish Language Encylopedia

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgo

Encuentre fotos, busque en la enciclopedia, mire palabras en el diccionario, y investigue artículos en revistas.