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Martin Luther King, Jr., Library Databases
Visit the Library Reference Desk to obtain User IDs and Passwords for accessing databases off campus.

Articles on
Multiple Subjects

Academic Search Complete
10,000 full-text magazines and academic journals

Academic journals

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Articles with different aspects of important social issues  

CQ Researcher
Current controversies and topics   

LexisNexis Academic  (soon to be replaced with Nexis Uni)

Nexis Uni  (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
National and international newspapers, legal, and company information

Los Angeles Times 
(1985 to date)

Los Angeles Times Historical
(1881 to 1992)

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

Academic OneFile
5000 full-text magazines and academic journals

Academic Search Premier
5000 full-text magazines and academic journals

More Magazines & Newspapers

Subject Databases

Biography & History


Country Information

Education & Careers

ESL/Easy Reading

Health & Nursing


Psychology & Behavioral Sciences


More Subject Databases


Specialized Databases
Films On Demand (Infobase)
Thousands of educational videos from top producers, segmented into easy-to-use clips. Includes closed captioning, transcripts and citation tools.
INTELECOM Online Resources Network
Professionally-produced academic and career videos. Includes closed captioning, transcripts and citation tools.
Mango Languages
An interactive online program that will help you learn and practice over 70 languages.
Interactive tutorials and practice tests to prepare for exams such as: GED, SAT, college placement, and occupational licensing.
eBooks, Encyclopedias &
Library Catalogs

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Subject-specific encyclopedias and dictionaries   

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Funk & Wagnalls New World

EBSCO eBooks
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
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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