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Martin Luther King, Jr., Library Databases
Access to databases available to current semester/session Students and Faculty and Staff of LACC.
If access unavailable through Library Web Page, visit or contact the Library Reference Desk (323) 953-4000 ext. 2406 for help during library hours, or use our 24/7 Ask-A-Librarian chat service. 

Articles on
Multiple Subjects

Academic Search Complete [EBSCOhost]
10,000 full-text magazines and academic journals.

Academic OneFile [Gale]
Over 6,500 full-text, peer-reviewed journals plus magazines, books, news, videos, audio files (with transcripts) and more.

Academic journals.

Opposing Viewpoints  [Gale In Context]
Nearly 20,000 pro/con viewpoint essays on important social issues. Plus references, magazines, journals, statistics and more.

Issues & Controversies
Public policy issues with pros and cons.

CQ Researcher
Current controversies and topics.   

Nexis Uni  
National and international newspapers, legal, and company information.

Los Angeles Times [Proquest]

Statistics, consumer survey results and industry studies.

LACC Collegian
The student voice of Los Angeles City College providing the campus with up-to-date news and events since 1929.

More Magazines & Newspapers

Subject Databases

Biography & History


& Mass Media

Country Information

Education & Careers

ESL/Easy Reading

Health & Nursing


Psychology & 
Behavioral Sciences


More Subject Databases


Specialized Databases
Films On Demand[Infobase]
Collection of over 22,000 educational videos from PBS, TED, BBC, National Geographic and other renown producers. Transcripts and citation tools available.
Job & Career Accelerator
Everything you need for a successful job search.
Interactive tutorials and practice tests to prepare for exams such as: GED, SAT, college placement, and occupational licensing.
eBooks, Encyclopedias
Library Catalogs

Gale eBooks [formerly GVRL, Gale Virtual Reference Library]
Subject-specific encyclopedias and dictionaries

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia [EBSCOhost]

EBSCO eBooks [EBSCOhost]
Over 188,000 electronic books
(Same as "Search eBooks")

LACC Library Periodicals
Lists of magazines and journals in print format available at the MLK Library

Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 [EBSCOhost]
Index to magazines and journals

LACC Library Catalog
(Same as "Search Print Books)

Los Angeles Public Library Catalog and Databases

County of Los Angeles Public Library

LA Law Library


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