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Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library


The logo of The Scottsboro Boys show

Scottsboro Boys

June 20, 2013

“’Scottsboro Boys’ [is] a dazzling show about a travesty. The tale of the unjustly accused Scottsboro Nine is reenacted as an irreverent carnival show with stinging and stunning effect at the Ahmanson Theatre.”

Grants Center Bookshelves

Grants--like loans you don’t have to pay back!

May 25, 2013

Looking to fund your nonprofit organization, business or individual needs? Look no further than our Grants Center! We offer directories, grant-writing guides and many other resources to help you get started with your grant or fundraising search!

Book Shelves Filled With Test Preparation Books

Test Center

April 16, 2013

Although not as inevitable as death and taxes, most of us will have to take a standardized test at some point in our lives, either for educational assessment or for employment.

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Unlimited use in-demand classics!

March 07, 2013

Have you found yourself in need of a quote from one of the foundational works in the social sciences, philosophy or religion? No circulating copies available at LAPL? Don't give up! Consider using a digital resource (in PDF, HTML and other formats) from one of these websites:


Election Folders- Just like Grandma’s Scrapbook

February 14, 2013

In November 2012, the people of the United States of America elected Barack Obama to his second term as president.  On March 5, 2013, the city of Los Angeles will start the process of electing a new mayor when it holds its primary nominating election.  Also, up for grabs this 2013 elect

Book Display: Philosophy of Feminism

Book Display: Philosophy of Feminism

January 31, 2013

The Social Sciences, Philosophy, and Religion department is featuring a new book display for the month of January: The Philosophy of Feminism.