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Online Resources, Articles and More

Business and Investments

  • Data Axle Reference Solutions - formerly known as Reference USA.

  • Value Line Investment Research - find accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. Please note: the library's subscription allows 5 users at one time. If you are unable to login, please wait a bit and try again.

Careers and Education

  • Brainfuse VetNow/JobNow - learn new skills, prepare for certification testing, create more impactful resumés, prepare for and practice interviewing, and search for jobs.

  • Career Online High School - COHS is an online high school diploma and career certification program available through your library. This program offers free enrollment to a limited number of qualified adult students.

  • Coursera - Provides learners with access to more than 5,000 courses and certifications led by top businesses, universities, and organizations. To use Coursera, please register for a free accountThis product is provided to us by the California State Library through September 2022.  

  • GetSetUp - GetSetUp has a catalog of over 500 classes exclusively for older adults. This product is provided to us by the California State Library through September 2022.  

  • LearningExpress Library - LearningExpress is an easy-to-use e-learning platform featuring online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books. This product is provided to us by the California State Library through September 2022.

  • LinkedIn Learning - LinkedIn Learning focuses on the skills needed to land the most sought after jobs. Courses cover a wide range of topics from business, technology and art. Industry professionals teach these courses in a video format and may be taken at an individual's pace. This product is provided to us by the California State Library through September 2022.

  • Tutor.com 


General Reference (Magazines, Newspapers, and Encyclopedias)

  • ProQuest Homework Central - Authoritative information on a variety of topics to assist student research.

  • Archives Unbound - Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars, researchers, and students at the college and university level.

  • Britannica School Edition - Britannica School Edition is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.

  • Britannica Escolar - Britannica Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.

  • New York Times

    • At the library: Enjoy unlimited access during your library visit to the New York times via any library computer or wi-fi connection. Register or log in at nytimes.com/register to get started.

    • At home: Use this link to access the New York Times from home. Redeem the digital access code, good for 24-hours, and register or log in to get started. Note: When accessing from home you will need to use this link each day to receive the digital access code.

  • Niche Academy - tutorials and trainings for online resources and services. 


  • Beanstack - Beanstack is the Library’s web-based reader tracking platform. It allows you to track your minutes and activities and receive weekly, personalized book and event recommendations!

  • Novelist Plus - Looking for the perfect book? Whether you need to find the next book in a series or find an author who is a lot like your favorite author, NoveList Plus has got you covered! Find author read-alikes, book discussion guides, and "Grab and Go" book lists to help you find that just right book quickly and easily.

  • Novelist K-8 Plus - NoveList K-8 Plus is a database of book recommendations geared specifically for younger readers. NoveList K-8 Plus helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests, including picture books, children's "chapter" books,  and younger teen titles.

  • Teaching Books - TeachingBooks is a database of resources for children's and young adult books and their authors and illustrators. 

    • To login from home:

      • Username: missionviejo

      • Password: teachingbooksK12library


  • Gale In Context: Environmental Studies - Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content. 
  • Gale Interactive: Science - Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
  • National Geographic Kids - Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6-14. 

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