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Read Newspapers
 

Read the latest news from the Orange County Register and over 2500 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers available from Newsbank.

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Download Books and Magazines

Read and listen to best sellers and download popular magazines from the comfort of your own home with Overdrive.
 

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Watch Movies
 

Stream movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos with Kanopy.

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Students and Teachers

APS Physics Journals

Find peer-reviewed, original research and scientific literature on everything related to physics.


Britannica School

Britannica School 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 websites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.


CultureGrams

Experience the world through cultural information in more than 200 countries.


HeinOnline: Slavery in America and the World

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 170 million pages and 200,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Browse our exclusive collection on Slavery in America and the World.


Newsbank

Find top news stories, current research, and images on key global issues, events, and people on many topics. 


ProQuest

Find scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers, and more.


ProQuest Ebook Central

Ebook Central delivers breadth and depth of ebooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers.


ProQuest Research Companion

Learn how to conduct scholarly research with short instructional videos that answer questions like  "How do I choose a topic?" "Where do I find information?" and "How do I evaluate sources?"


SIRS Discoverer (Grades 4-8)

Find age-appropriate newspaper, magazine, book, and website for content areas such as history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.


SIRS Issues Researcher

SIRS Issues Researcher provides authoritative insight into the most-studied social issues by delivering the pros and cons from relevant, credible documents and graphics selected by trained editors and curated from over 2,000 global sources.


TeachingBooks

Discover diverse and award-winning books, lesson plans, video book trailers, reader's theater scripts, and more.

Kids

Book Connection

Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens. Explore movies and recordings of authors, book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, book readings, and more.


CultureGrams

Experience the world through cultural information in more than 200 countries.


Overdrive: Kids

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Paso A Paso: Together We Read

Provided by SAUSD, Paso A Paso: Together We Read provides over 1,000 English and Spanish books, songs, and games that are fun for children and easy for parents to access from any smartphone, tablet, or computer with or without an Internet connection. 

Teens

Book Connection

Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens. Explore movies and recordings of authors, book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, book readings, and more.


Enki

Explore over 100,000 books, find new gems and classic novels, discover many titles that are unavailable anywhere else.


Overdrive: Teens

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.

En Español

Britannica Escolar

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


Descarga Cultura Unam

Descarga Cultura UNAM es la plataforma digital de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México que a través de la Coordinación de Difusión Cultural ofrece, en formato de audio, alternativas de conocimiento y entretenimiento para escuchar en línea o descargar totalmente gratis. En este sitio y su aplicación para móviles encontrarás literatura (poesía, novela, cuento, ensayo, crónica, etc.), teatro, música, conferencias, charlas y cursos magistrales impartidos por algunos de los más destacados académicos universitarios, entre otros contenidos de gran interés.


Overdrive: Español

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Paso A Paso: Together We Read

Provided by SAUSD, Paso A Paso: Together We Read provides over 1,000 English and Spanish books, songs, and games that are fun for children and easy for parents to access from any smartphone, tablet, or computer with or without an Internet connection. 

Ebooks and eAudiobooks

Enki

Explore over 100,000 books, find new gems and classic novels, discover many titles that are unavailable anywhere else. 


Overdrive

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer. 

Movies and Television

Kanopy

Stream ad-free movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos on your TV, mobile phones, tablets, and online.


Overdrive

Our streaming video selections include kids and teen content, popular Hollywood feature films, award-winning classic cinema, foreign titles, documentaries, and more.


RB Digital

IndieFlix and Acorn TV on RB Digital bring pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts, plus world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond.  

Newspaper and Magazines

Orange County Register

Read the Orange County Register available from 1987 to current issues.


The New York Times

Enjoy access to The New York Times when logging into the news website while at the Santa Ana Public Library. For readers at home, enjoy free access for 24 hours on us!


Newsbank

Find local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Over 2500 newspapers are included in this database, including the Orange County Register!


RB Digital

An online collection of the latest magazines on subjects like news, politics, technology, art, style, travel, and more.

Learn New Skills

RB Digital: The Great Courses

The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. It has hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.

Jobs, Unemployment, and Careers

Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow

Free live online assistance for job seekers, veterans, and their families.


Santa Ana WORK Center

The Santa Ana WORK Center connects our community's job seekers to the resources, skills, and opportunities they need to find better jobs and careers. The WORK Center provides job seekers a single, convenient, and no-cost access to a wide variety of employment services and resources.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.


Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center offers information on services to veterans and their families. Included in the Center are resources regarding health, housing, employment, legal services, and education. 

All Digital Resources from A - Z

APS Physics Journals

Find peer-reviewed, original research and scientific literature on everything related to physics.


Book Connection

Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens. Explore movies and recordings of authors, book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, book readings, and more.


Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow

Free live online assistance for job seekers, veterans, and their families.


Britannica Escolar

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


Britannica School

Britannica School 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 websites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.


CultureGrams

Experience the world through cultural information in more than 200 countries.


Enki

Explore over 100,000 books, find new gems and classic novels, discover many titles that are unavailable anywhere else.


HeinOnline: Slavery in America and the World

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 170 million pages and 200,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Browse our exclusive collection on Slavery in America and the World.


Kanopy

Stream ad-free movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos on your TV, mobile phones, tablets, and online.


The New York Times

Enjoy access to The New York Times when logging into the news website while at the Santa Ana Public Library. For readers at home, enjoy free access for 24 hours on us!


Newsbank

Find local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Over 2500 newspapers are included in this database, including the Orange County Register!


Orange County Register

Read the Orange County Register available from 1987 to current issues.


Overdrive

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Español

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Kids

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Teens

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Videos

Our streaming video selections include kids and teen content, popular Hollywood feature films, award-winning classic cinema, foreign titles, documentaries, and more.


Paso A Paso: Together We Read

Provided by SAUSD, Paso A Paso: Together We Read provides over 1,000 English and Spanish books, songs, and games that are fun for children and easy for parents to access from any smartphone, tablet, or computer with or without an Internet connection.


ProQuest

Find scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers, and more.


ProQuest Ebook Central

Ebook Central delivers breadth and depth of ebooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers.


ProQuest Research Companion

Learn how to conduct scholarly research with short instructional videos that answer questions like  "How do I choose a topic?" "Where do I find information?" and "How do I evaluate sources?"


RB Digital: The Great Courses

The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. It has hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more.


RB Digital: Videos

IndieFlix and Acorn TV on RB Digital bring pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts, plus world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond. 


Santa Ana WORK Center

The Santa Ana WORK Center connects our community's job seekers to the resources, skills, and opportunities they need to find better jobs and careers. The WORK Center provides job seekers a single, convenient, and no-cost access to a wide variety of employment services and resources.


SIRS Discoverer (Grades 4-8)

Find age-appropriate newspaper, magazine, book, and website for content areas such as history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.


SIRS Issues Researcher

SIRS Issues Researcher provides authoritative insight into the most-studied social issues by delivering the pros and cons from relevant, credible documents and graphics selected by trained editors and curated from over 2,000 global sources.


TeachingBooks

Discover diverse and award-winning books, lesson plans, video book trailers, reader's theater scripts, and more.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.


Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center offers information on services to veterans and their families. Included in the Center are resources regarding health, housing, employment, legal services, and education.