Electronic Resources

Welcome to our databases. Find magazine and newspaper articles, business and statistical information from the links below. Information may be downloaded, printed at $.10 per page, or emailed to your home computer. Access is available in the library or from your home or work computer. You will need your library card to log on.

 America's News 

Find newspaper articles and information on topics related to business, careers, economics, the arts, education, health, politics. Includes the Daily News (10-1-85 to current) and the Burbank Leader (8-15-11 to current). 


   Ask Wiki

Look here for community events and services, ready reference, homework help, and other useful contacts and materials.



  Biography In Context

Find information about people -- both current and historic -- from all walks of life.


  Book Flix pairs classic video storybooks with related non-fiction e-books.


   Gale Directory Library  

Find business information on brands and their companies. Search for contact information on multinational, national and regional groups. Discover listings for radio, television, cable and print media. Multiple directories can be searched at once.


   General Reference Center Gold (Infotrac)

Find full-text articles and images from magazines, reference books, and newspapers.


  Grolier Online

Search for information on a variety of subjects. Databases about animals, science, cultures, and the United States are included.

   Help Now

Live, online homework help from a certified tutor for students from kindergarten to Adult Learners; skills building and foreign language help is also available. 

  JobNow. is where job-seekers can get live, online interview coaching, resume lab, and career resources.


 Jobscout is an online learning program that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job.


   Library Elf is a free email tool for library users to keep track of their library borrowings.

  Literature Resource Center

Find information on more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists. The database includes the MLA, Twayne's and Scribner's Writers Series.

  Los Angeles Times/ProQuest

This database provides coverage of the Los Angeles Times from 1985 to the present. From 1985 to 1997 not all articles are full-text.

  Medical Reference Library

Search Gale Virtual Reference Library for medical information concerning children's health issues, disease and disorders; general medical disorders and concepts; and current complementary and alternative medical practices including medicinal herbs and plants.


Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Search for information on current social issues. Get articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference sources that include images, statistics, viewpoints, websites and podcasts. Lexile reading levels available for magazine articles. Social Studies Fact Cards Online Research resources designed for quick reference for students in Grades 4 through 8.

      Research Paper Help

Visit the CSUN Oviatt Library's "How to Do Library & Internet Research" page. Learn how to determine your information needs, explore search strategies, and evaluate print and Internet resources.


 Social Studies Fact Cards are research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8.




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