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 journals.

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

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 [Infobase]
Public policy issues with pros and cons.

CQ Researcher
Current controversies and topics.

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

U.S. Major Dailies [Proquest]
Full-text access to Los Angeles Times (1985-current), New York Times (1980-current), The Wall Street Journal (1984-current), The Washington Post (1987-current), and The Chicago Tribune (1985-current).

Los Angeles Times [Proquest]
Historic and current content (1881-Present)

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

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.

Stream movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos.

PrepSTEP [EBSCO LearningExpress]
Interactive tutorials and practice tests to prepare for exams such as: GED, SAT, college placement, and occupational licensing.

Job & Career Accelerator [EBSCO LearningExpress]
Everything you need for a successful job search.

Statistics, consumer survey results and industry studies.

eBooks, Encyclopedias & Library Catalogs

Gale eBooks [Gale]
(formerly GVRL)
Subject-specific encyclopedias and dictionaries

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

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

Accessibility: If a student cannot fully access the materials on any page on our site or databases, please contact the library by email or by phone 323-953-4000 ext. 2406. Please include the nature of the accessibility issue, the location of the material with which you are having difficulty, and your contact information so that we can deliver the material to you in an alternate, accessible format and/or make the necessary improvements to make the information accessible.

Please see the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) guide for each of our electronic library databases: EEAAP Guide

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