ipl2: information you can trust merges resources from the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) Websites. It features a broad range of online sources on topics such as the arts and humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and business and economics. ipl2 also features collections of Web exhibits, podcasts and reference works. A special teens section offers online sources for poetry, graphic novels, writing guides, sports and entertainment, health, and how to make responsible decisions with money.
Encyclopedia Judaica is the leading source for information on the Jewish people, the Jewish faith, and the state of Israel.
Encyclopedia of Life provides a wealth of knowledge about life on Earth, including animals, plants, fungi, protists, and bacteria.
Public Library of Science (PLOS) publishes open access articles, with a focus on the life sciences.
ELECTRONIC BOOKS, VIDEOS, AND AUDIO
Questia School is the world's largest online collection of electronic books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences. Each student acquire a unique user name and password from a librarian.
World Book Encyclopedia offers e-books in fiction and nonfiction literary classics. The collection features books in English, Spanish, Latin, as well as a handful of other languages. Users can search by genre (like American, World, and Kids’ Literature), author and title.
Internet Archive features nearly three million e-books, 500,000 videos, and one million audio files. This is a great research tool for multimedia resources. Choose links at the top or center of the home page. Use the search box at the top to search across media. (The Way Back Machine features Web pages that are no longer active. This link may be blocked if you are on Milken’s network.)
GLOBAL MEDIA SOURCES
World Book Encyclopedia offers newspapers and Web links for most countries of the world, including Israel, Spain, Latin and South American nations, China, as well as the United States, Mexico and Canada. These resources will be especially helpful in language and Jewish studies courses. Click on the drop down lists on the left, and for Web links, click on “General” at the top.
ipl2: information you can trust features a wealth of newspaper and magazines worldwide. The section for Israeli publications offers Palestinian newspapers from the West Bank. Again, these resources will be especially helpful in language and Jewish studies courses. Click on the region and then the country.
Actualidad, or “topical” in Spanish, lists newspapers, radio stations, and magazines throughout the world, including Israel, Spain, Latin and South American nations, China, as well as the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Again, these resources will be especially helpful in language and Jewish studies courses. Click on continents on the map and then countries to get the media links.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers from the Library of Congress allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present, including Jewish newspapers.
California Historical Newspaper Collection offers 200,000 digitized pages of California newspapers spanning the years 1846-1922.
Beverly Hills Public Library
Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Public Library
Santa Monica Public Library
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Judaism
WorldCat.org searches public and university library catalogs throughout the world.