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Alphabetical Database List

Database access from outside the library requires a valid library card and PIN.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Offers more than 8600 full-text journals and 12,500 abstracted and indexed journals covering many areas of academic study including: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields. In Library Only is the largest online collection of historical newspaper content in the world.  The complete collection contains local newspapers such as the Bakersfield Californian and the Daily Californian as far back as 1892 and over 100 million searchable newspaper pages.  Each image is digitized from the actual microfilmed copy of the newspaper, making it possible for users to view the page exactly as it appeared in the past. This resource is available only at library locations.
Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Covers more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added on a regular basis.
Auto Repair - Chilton's Inside & Outside of Library
Provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks.
The Bakersfield Californian eEdition Access Here

Digital edition of full issues of the Bakersfield Californian from the current month.

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Biography Reference Center (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Business Searching Interface (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
A business-specific interface for use with the Business Source Complete database (see below).
Business Source Complete (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Provides full-text content covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Indexing and abstracts and full text are available back as far as 1886. Additional full-text content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
Consumer Health Information - Multilingual (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library:
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Provides hundreds of reports for the most common health topics in multiple languages.
Foundation Center - Ask Us
All Access Get answers to your questions about foundations, philanthropy, fundraising, and nonprofits by email or live chat.
Foundation Directory Online In Library Only Online database of foundations, corporate givers, and grantmaking public charities, as well as their associated grants. This resource is only available at Beale Memorial Library, Kern River Valley Branch, and Ridgecrest Branch.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online In Library Only Online database provides detailed descriptions of more than 6,000 foundation programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. This resource is only available at Beale Memorial Library.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Inside & Outside of Library
Provides access to current reference ebooks covering a variety of subjects. The references can be searched individually or as a complete collection.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Birder's World, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.
Los Angeles Times- Library Edition Inside & Outside of Library
ProQuest Digital Microfilm™ provides the actual page images of the Los Angeles Times archived as digital scans that are accessed via the web, enabling multiple users to take advantage of full-image primary resource content inside and outside of the library. By bringing the newspaper microfilm experience online, the Digital Microfilm™ user experiences all of the same features and benefits of a traditional microfilm reader in an efficient virtual environment.

Users: Once directed to the site, click on Select and choose Los Angeles Times- Library Edition, then select the year, month and day you wish to view.
Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo.
MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and over 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
Milestone Documents in American History (Salem Press) In Library Contains 133 full-text primary source documents with analysis and commentary.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as The Bakersfield Californian, The New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science MonitorSan Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others.
NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Provides hundreds of hand-crafted Recommended Reads reading lists created for teens and kids covering both fiction and nonfiction genres and topics. Also includes over 700 BookTalks and over 950 searchable award lists.
NoveList Plus (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Includes information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.
Online Book Clubs All Access Join our Online Book Clubs and start reading books in your email. Each day we’ll send you a 5-minute portion of a book. By the end of the week, you’ll have read 2-3 chapters. If you’d like to finish a book, stop by the library and pick up a copy. Every week we feature new books. Sign up today and start reading tomorrow.
Points of View (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
Referencia Latina (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
A comprehensive Spanish-language database, offering content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries, more than 100,000 images, 2,500 health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.
Regional Business News (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO) Inside & Outside of Library
Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Tuition Funding Sources All Access Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.

NOTE: A free user account is required to use this resource. See the Membership page for details.



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