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Business, Tech, & Legal | Health & Wellness | History & Biography
Lifelong Learning | Magazines & Newspapers | Student Resources
eBooks, Audiobooks & Music

We have streamlined our online resources with a focus on education and lifelong learning. As a result we have added two new exciting resources, Lynda.com and Gale Courses.

Business, Tech, & Legal
Generate sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, and more. (Tutorial available)
Books24x7 IT Pro Collection
On-demand access to fully searchable, web-based books on information technology and business. Registration required.
WestlawNext Patron Access
The Long Beach Public Library no longer subscribes to WestlawNext but here are some free online legal resources.
Health & Wellness
Books24x7 Well-being Collection
On-demand access to fully searchable, web-based books on well-being. Registration required.
History & Biography
Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy resource with census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. In Library use only. (Tutorial available

Check out our Obituary Resources  and Long Beach History.

Biography in Context
Biographies of people from around the world and across disciplines.
Looking for local history? Check out our Long Beach History resources.
Lifelong Learning
Brainfuse Job Now
Free resume review, career assistance and more.
Gale Courses
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses on a large variety of subjects that you can take entirely online. (Tutorial available)
Learn technology, creative and business skills online. (Tutorial available)
Mango Languages
Language courses include Spanish, French, German, Japanese, English, and many more. Get the free Mango app on our Downloads page(Tutorial available)
Magazines & Newspapers
General OneFile
News and magazines on business, current events, education, literature, science, tech, and more.

Popular Spanish language and bilingual magazines.

Long Beach Press-Telegram, 1990 - present. Includes features, obituaries, editorials, announcements and more.
Newspaper Archive 
Research history and genealogy with full-page vintage Long Beach (1938 - 1977), national, and international newspapers. Some archives go back hundreds of years. In Library use only.
Newspapers by ProQuest
Los Angeles Times Historical (1881 - 1987) and Los Angeles Times Full-Text (1985 - present).
Full color, interactive digital magazines. Get the free Zinio app on our Downloads page(Tutorial available)
Student Resources
Brainfuse Help Now
Live online homework help, writing lab and more for students of all ages. Tutors are available in English and Spanish every day from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST. Get help today!

LearningExpress Test Preparation
Practice tests and courses for ASVAB, GED, SAT, GRE, reading, math, civil service, and more. (Tutorial available)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
One-stop source for information on social issues. Topic overviews, viewpoints, magazines, academic journals, primary source documents, statistics, and podcasts.

Testing and Education Reference Center
Practice taking standardized tests such at the PSAT, SAT, GRE, ACT, TOEFL and U.S. citizenship tests...and more. (Tutorial available)

World Book Online
Search encyclopedia articles and media in World Book Kids, Student, Advanced, or Spanish.

eBooks, Audiobooks & Music 
3M Cloud Library
Download eBooks free with your library card. Compatible with PC, Mac, eReaders, smartphones, and tablets. Get the free 3M Cloud Library app on our Downloads page.
Axis 360
Free downloadable children's and middle school eBooks. Now available in an all-in-one mobile app. To download the latest version, visit the App Zone.
Freegal Music
Download up to 5 songs per week. These MP3 format songs are free, legal, and yours to keep. App now available for
iOS and Android.

Video streaming platform featuring movies, films and documentaries from producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS and others. Stream up to 6 films per month. (Tutorial available)

Download audiobooks and eBooks free with your library card. Compatible with PC, Mac, eReaders, smartphones, and tablets. Get the free OverDrive app on our
Downloads page(Tutorial available)
Story books, read-alongs, nonfiction, videos, puzzles, games, and language learning. Grades PreK-6. (Tutorial available)
TumbleBookCloud Junior
Elementary and middle school chapter books, read-alongs, graphic novels, audiobooks, and National Geographic videos. Grades K-8.

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