Click on the picture above to access all of our EBSCO resources
EBSCO is a database that features academic articles, an encyclopedia, and much more. EBSCO is a great resource for any research papers that you need to write for school or just want to learn more about a topic. While you are at school there is no need to log in. If you are at home, the log-in information is:
Click on the picture above to access all of our ProQuest resources
While you are at school there is no need to log in. If you are at home, the log-in information is:
Encyclopedia Britannica is a general knowledge English-language encyclopedia.
The Spanish language version of Encyclopedia Britannica.
World Book Online is an online encyclopedia. If you are on a Rowland device you will not need to log in. If you are at home or on your data plan the log-in information is:
County of Los Angeles Public Library has a lot of resources. With a library card you can access their research databases (which are different than ours, but just as good), download music, magazines, e-books, movies, television shows, take online courses, learn a new language, fix a car, and so much more!
Bartleby Writing sparks the write idea, helping students to jump-start their writing assignments. It offers access to thousands of student-penned essays that can act as thought starters for students struggling to draft their own paper.
History, Social Studies, Civics
Every life has a story. Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people. With over 8,000 biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling and surprising points-of-view, they are a digital source for true stories about people that matter.
Use this site to begin your research on your family history, military service, or a historical topic that interests you.
This site provides 100 milestone documents of American History.
Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies. The numerous databases or tables collectively known as "datamarts" contain over 60 million data points and cover a wide range of statistical themes including agriculture, crime, communication, development assistance, education, energy, environment, finance, gender, health, labour market, manufacturing, national accounts, population and migration, science and technology, tourism, transport and trade.
UN documents such as The Declaration of Human Rights.
This site provides explanations for theories in mathematics.
MLA Format / Research Papers
Tips on formatting a Research Paper
MLA general format guide
A link to Pasadena City College's Shatford Library. This portion of their site covers the basics of MLA citations and introduce MLA resources.
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