Indexes information about people, places, and events that have had a significant impact on life in Southern California. Most newspapers, magazines, and books cited here can be found in the Central Library. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", many of the source materials can be viewed online.
Index to over 2,500 promotional booklets on food and cooking from commercial and non-commercial sources. The booklets date from the late 19th. century and show the development of advertising art as well as the stated purpose. Call the Rare Books Department at (213) 228-7350 for an appointment to view the booklets.
An index of environmental impact reports available in the Central Library's Science & Technology Department. The file is particularly useful for locating materials in their review period.
Finding aids and federal information of interest in the areas of business, science, demographics, and diplomacy.
List of menus from Los Angeles, other cities, steamships, airlines, and banquets. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", images of the actual menus are being added to the records.
Information on subjects ranging from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography for assignments and projects.
Standard auto repair manuals online with photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins for automobiles and light trucks
Contains information on core subjects from Science to Literature to History of student-focused subject material. Includes content of Discovering Collection database.
A gateway to links, databases, eBooks, book lists and other resources for Education and Homework Help.
A collection of reference eBooks on a wide variety of topics. Portions of the books can be downloaded onto eReader devices.