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EBSCO Search Premier & Academic eBook Collection
Provides access to over 135,000 ebooks & 4,600 academic journals. Use your library handout or ask Mrs. Lofton for the username & password.
Literature Resource Center
This database of ebooks is available to students through the Los Angeles County library system. Use the barcode number on the back of your Manhattan Beach Public Library Card to login. If you don't have your own library card, you can use the MCHS ID #. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Lofton for the ID #.
County of Los Angeles Public Library Virtual Reference Collection
Great source of specialized reference materials
Biography Resource Center
This County of Los Angeles Public Library database is probably the most comprehensive source available anywhere for biographical encyclopedias and artcles. Use the barcode number on the back of your Manhattan Beach Public Library Card to login. If you don't have your own library card, you can use the MCHS ID #. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Lofton for the ID #.
For more databases, including newspaper and magazine databases, from the Los Angeles County Library system, go to the main database page.
Opposing Viewpoints Database from the Los Angeles County Public Library Database collection. Use the barcode number on the back of your card as your password for each one. If you don't have a card, the use MCHS ID. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Lofton for the ID.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues
Ask Mrs. Lofton for the username and password to this ebook
JSTOR is a subscription database that is now offering its early journal content (material published before 1923 in the US and before 1870 outside the US) free of charge to non-subscribers. Students can also now open free individual accounts to access a portion of the database articles, saving up to three at a time for online reading.
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Some Quality Websites:
Internet History Sourcebook from Fordham Univ.
A collection of public domain and copy-permitted texts on modern European and World history.
Shmoop.com on history topics, as well as Orwell's 1984 - Shmoop.com offers quality information on a variety of topics in a fun, easy-to-follow way. This page has information and links about World War I.
BBC History Site on World War II