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Morningstar

Description

Independent research, ratings, and tools to help people invest in their own financial futures. 4 concurrent users max

Value Line

Description

The Research Center includes online access to Value Line's leading research publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities as well as our proprietary special situation stocks.

PBS Video Collection

Description
  • Audience: Grades 6-12
  • Description: A streaming video collection providing an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS
  • Common assignments it supports: In-class use to introduce a topic, engage with students who are visual learners

eBook Central

Description

The most complete selection of ebooks for research, teaching, and learning with content from leading publishers.

eBooks: High School Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection offers full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for High School students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.

eBooks: History Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection features history titles across a variety of subjects, including Medieval History, History of Music, History of Science, History of the World, History of the Caribbean & West Indies, History of the Holocaust, Law in History, History of Philosophy, History of Africa, Art History, History of Technology & Engineering, History of Business & Economics, History of the Middle East, History of Latin America, History of Canada, History of Asia, History of Religion, History of Europe, History of the Military and History of the United States.

eBooks: K-8 Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection offers full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.

OverDrive eBooks

Description

Borrow bestselling ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines using the Libby app on your iPad, iPhone, Android device, or Kindle Reader.

OverDrive Magazines

Description

Over 3,000 in-demand magazines supplied by ZINIO are now available through the OverDrive platform in the Libby app. All magazines are available for unlimited simultaneous use.

PressReader

Description

PressReader provides full-image access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines from around the world. More than 90 countries and more than 40 languages are represented.

iOS App Android App

Ancestry Library (in library use only)

Description

The world’s largest online family history resource contains hundreds of years of history in billions of historical documents and millions of historical photos from all over the world.

FamilySearch Genealogy Microfilm

Description

Search the catalog of genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) made available by FamilySearch online and in libraries and centers worldwide.

Fold3

Description

Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

Heritage Quest Online

Description

A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The database provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

Palos Verdes Local History

Description

The collection includes, but is not limited to, materials related to the cities of Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, and Rolling Hills.  It consists of materials in a variety of print and non-print formats.  Most frequently used are the books, clippings files, early serials, maps, oral histories, historic photographs, and yearbooks. 

Teen Health & Wellness

Description

Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, curricular and self-help support, aligned to state, national, and provincial standards. Topics include diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide and bullying, green living, LGBTQ issues, and more.

Book Connections

Description

For kids & teens. Book Guides, reading lists, lesson plans, vocabulary lists, award-winning lists, book trailers, and meet-the-author movies.

Britannica School

Description

 Research support for students in elementary through high school.

CultureGrams

Description

CultureGrams goes beyond basic facts and figures with local perspectives on more than 200 countries, detailing daily life and culture, including history, customs and lifestyles. 

eBooks: High School Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection offers full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for High School students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.

eBooks: History Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection features history titles across a variety of subjects, including Medieval History, History of Music, History of Science, History of the World, History of the Caribbean & West Indies, History of the Holocaust, Law in History, History of Philosophy, History of Africa, Art History, History of Technology & Engineering, History of Business & Economics, History of the Middle East, History of Latin America, History of Canada, History of Asia, History of Religion, History of Europe, History of the Military and History of the United States.

eBooks: K-8 Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection offers full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.

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Rosetta Stone

Description

The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world to learn a new language. Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation. 
Setup Guide

Kanopy - Movie Streaming

Description

Stream over 30,000 Documentaries, Classic, and Indie Films. On Desktop, Mobile, Apple TV, Roku from publishers like the Criterion Collection and the Great Courses. 6 checkouts a month.

Kanopy iOS App Kanopy Android App

PBS Video Collection

Description
  • Audience: Grades 6-12
  • Description: A streaming video collection providing an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS
  • Common assignments it supports: In-class use to introduce a topic, engage with students who are visual learners

A to Z Magazine List

Description

View an A to Z list of magazine and journal titles available in print or one of our databases.

JSTOR Scholarly Journals

Description

JSTOR is a digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources.

MasterFILE Premier Magazines

Description

Access thousands of images and full-text articles from over 1,700 periodicals, nearly 500 reference books, and more than 164,400 primary source documents. MasterFILE Premier also includes an image collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.

iOS App

National Geographic Kids

Description

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.

Newsbank

Description

National and World News

New York Times

Description

New York Times

Palos Verdes Library District patrons can now enjoy digital content from the New York Times on their home computer, laptop, phone, or tablet.

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Book Connections

Description

For kids & teens. Book Guides, reading lists, lesson plans, vocabulary lists, award-winning lists, book trailers, and meet-the-author movies.

Literary Reference Center

Description

Current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource, offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis for literary studies

NoveList K-8 Plus

Description

NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. It includes picture books, children's "chapter" books, children's and younger teen titles in both fiction and non-fiction

Novelist Plus

Description

(EBSCO): This is a popular readers’ advisory service that helps readers find fiction and nonfiction books. It includes reviews, book covers, booklists, links to author web pages & much more!

Archives Unbound - Historical Documents

Description

Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars, researchers, and students at the college and university level.

Brainfuse JobNow/VetNow

Description

Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more!

Explora for Teachers

Description

Designed for educators, administrators, and those seeking professional development resources, this bibliographic and full-text database covers scholarly research relating to all areas of education such as curriculum and instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Also includes ERIC The Education Resource Information Center database.

Gale Interactive: Science

Description

Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information.

JSTOR Scholarly Journals

Description

JSTOR is a digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources.

Legal Information Reference Center

Description

Includes all of the Nolo Press legal books, plus popular legal forms. Subjects include: Business & Corporations, Family Affairs & Divorce, Immigration & Travel, Money & Financial Planning, Patents, Copyright & Trademarks, Property & Real Estate, Rights & Disputes, and Wills & Estate Planning.

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eBooks: High School Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection offers full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for High School students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.

eBooks: K-8 Collection (EBSCO)

Description

This collection offers full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.

Gale Interactive: Science

Description

Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information.

National Geographic Kids

Description

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.

Coursera

Description

Provides learners with access to more than 5,000 courses and certifications led by top businesses, universities, and organizations.

GetSetUp

Description

GetSetUp has a catalog of over 500 classes exclusively for older adults.  During the week, GetSetUp offers more than 40 live classes every day as well as 25 on weekends.

Learning Express Library

Description

An online learning platform that offers practice tests and interactive tutorials to help patrons improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for tests. It has practice for elementary, middle and high school students as well as popular software tutorials and computer and internet basics courses.

LinkedIn Learning

Description

Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts.

Skillshare

Description
Skillshare - Online classes with expert instructors

SKILLSHARE

Skillshare is an online learning community where millions come together—from California and across the world—to take the next step in their personal and professional journey. Skillshare offers courses on topics such as freelancing, entrepreneurship, graphic design, productivity, marketing, and more to engage and empower learners. With thousands of inspiring classes, we have everything learners need to become better problem solvers, inspired innovators, and energized leaders.

Provides 35,000 video courses on topics including entrepreneurship, graphic design, productivity, freelancing, marketing, illustration, and time management.

Courses include: Pricing Your Work and Negotiating with Clients, Etsy Launch: How to Open an Etsy Shop, Organizational Culture: How to Build an Inclusive Work Environment, Inclusive UX: Designing Websites for Everyone and Starting a Successful Side Hustle

Skillshare’s short online classes help users find inspiration that fits their personal routines.

This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library

Brainfuse JobNow/VetNow

Description

Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more!

Fold3

Description

Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.