All Databases A-Z

All Databases A-Z2021-10-27T10:11:35-07:00

– Educational games and activities for children ages 2-8+ focusing on reading, math, science, social studies, art, etc. Login with your library card and pin number and create an account using your email. Each account stays logged in for 30 days and can be shared by up to 3 children. ABCmouse has to be accessed through SCPL’s website; the mobile app does not allow for library card access. ABCmouse is an external website.

Academic Search PremierAcademic Search Premier – This scholarly resource provides coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc.

Adult Learning CenterAdult Learning Center – Achieve your learning and career goals with our LIVE one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center, and online resources.

AncestoryLEAncestryLE – Delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Only available when accessed from within a Santa Clarita Library building.

Archives of Sexuality & GenderArchives of Sexuality & Gender – With material drawn from hundreds of institutions and organizations the documents in the Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 present important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond.

BiblioboardBiblioboard Logo – An online collection of eBooks that are always available, no waiting or holds.

Biography Reference CenterBiography Reference Center – A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of narrative biographies.


Chilton LibraryChilton Library– Fix your car any time of the day or night. Visit our website for complete automotive repair information from the most trusted name in auto repair.

Consumer Health CompleteConsumer Health Complete – Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

CultureGrams – Explore cultural information from each state in the U.S and from over 200 countries around the world.  Learn about each region’s history, culture, food, famous people, and more! – Take free DMV practice tests online.

Ebook Central – Scholarly and authoritative eBooks in multiple subjects from world-renowned publishers. Create highlights, notes, and bookmarks for later, and share research with others.

Explora for Libraries – A full-text resource for all of your research needs

Explora for Students – Let your research take flight with Explora™, the place to find information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects. You’ll find magazine articles, book chapters, biographies, primary source documents, images, videos and more.

FreadingFreading – Choose from over 20,000 titles from a wide selection of genres. All Freading titles are available simultaneously—no waiting or holds!

Gale Archives UnboundGale Archives Unbound – History in a whole new light. Since its inception in 2009 the Archives Unbound program has published more than 230 titles.

Gale Courses – Gale Courses offers hundreds of courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month.

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGale Virtual Reference Library – A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials are accessible online from the library or remotely 24/7.

HelpNowHelpNow – An online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles, provides unique services for each of the three main sources of learning expert instruction, peer-to-peer collaboration, and self-study.

Heritage QuestHeritage Quest – A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

History Reference CenterHistory Reference Center – Featuring full text for leading history periodicals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and historical video.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference CenterHobbies & Crafts Reference Center – This database offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

HooplaHoopla – Instantly borrow from a catalog of 900,000+ audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, music, movies, and TV shows with no waitlists! Create an account with your email and enter your library card number to start borrowing. Borrow up to 5 titles each month.

JobNowJobNow – Provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

Kanopy – A video streaming platform featuring a collection of 30,000+ diverse and thought-provoking films and documentaries, including The Criterion Collection, Great Courses, a special children’s collection, and more. Stream anytime on your TV, phone, tablet, and computer.

Kanopy Kids – Kanopy’s collection of streaming videos suited for children ages 2+. Stream anytime on your TV, phone, tablet, and computer. Kanopy Kids doesn’t count towards your monthly play credits! Optional parental control setting available.

Legal Information Reference CenterLegal Information Reference Center – Legal reference books are provided through Nolo­. With the ‘Legal Forms by U.S. State’ feature, users can search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms.

Literary Reference CenterLiterary Reference Center – A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

Los Angeles Times – Read and enjoy new articles and the latest online issues of the Los Angeles Times. From 1985 to current issues.

MAS CompleteMAS Complete – Contains full text for popular high school magazines and provides full-text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, and color PDFs.

MasterFILEMasterFILE – Provides full text for general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Also contains full text for reference books and primary source documents.

Mergent IntellectMergent Intellect is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent’s expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®’s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

Middle Search PlusMiddle Search Plus – Contains full text for popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.


Access World News NewsBank – Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Newspaper Source PlusNewspaper Source Plus – Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles.

 New York TimesThe New York Times– Read and enjoy new articles and the latest online issues of the New York Times. Access at home or on the go through this link.

NextReadsNextReads – Are you looking for a few good books to read? Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email.


NoveList K-8 Plus width=NoveList K-8 Plus – A great online resource for helping teachers, school media specialists and kids find that next great book to read.

NoveList Plus width=Novelist Plus – You can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read alikes, book lists, discussion guides and more.

OverDriveOverDrive – A leading full-service eBooks and audiobooks including Kindle compatible titles.

p4A Antiquesp4A Antiques – A comprehensive database of antiques, collectibles and historic americana sold at auction. Auction information is drawn from about 50 leading auction houses. Access from home.

Points of View Reference CenterPoints of View Reference Center – Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Primary SearchPrimary Search – Contains popular elementary school magazines. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia and American Heritage® Children’s Dictionary.

ProCitizenProCitizen – A comprehensive citizenship prep course that contains 100 videos, plus interactive drills and quizzes.

pronunciatorPronunciator – You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations!

ProQuest Academic – Search thousands of full text articles, videos, multimedia, and scholarly sources.

ProQuest eLibrary – A massive collection of multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content, designed for beginning and intermediate researchers.

Referencia LatinaReferencia Latina – Completa base de datos en español, ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes, incluyendo las entradas de enciclopedia, imágenes, informes de salud, un diccionario Español-Inglés y completos libros de texto de referencia y decenas de revistas de interés general en una amplia gama de áreas temáticas.

Salud en EspanolSalud en Espanol – Contiene informes de temas de salud más comunes, con contenidos traducidos por expertos de texto completo para asegurar la exactitud de la información.

Science Reference CenterScience Reference Center – A comprehensive research database with easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content; contains science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

signalThe Signal – Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Daily Signal.

The Signal Archive 1919-2015 – Over 520,000 digitally archived and searchable pages from The Signal from 1919-2015. Search, clip, print, save, or share articles and pages. Only accessible within a Santa Clarita Library building or while connected to the Library’s WiFi.

SIRS Discover – A curated collection that helps younger students complete their assignments by providing easy access to premium newspapers, magazines, images, and other kinds of great content.

SIRS Issues Researcher – A curated pro/con database that meets the research needs of students and educators by providing premium content correlated to key curricular standards and subjects.

Small Business Reference CenterSmall Business Reference Center – This resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas and common business types.


Tumble Book LibraryTumble Book Library – An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.