Online Resources
for State Government

The following online resources augment the collections of the California State Library. These resources are available to California state government officials and employees and to all visitors in our reading rooms. Please check our Internet Links for additional online resources.

Questions? Please take a look at our Access to Online Resources page.

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Newspaper Articles

Journal and Magazine Articles

E-Books

Business

Directories

Genealogy

Government

Laws and Regulations

Library Catalogs

Research Reports

Statistics

Technology Resources

For Assistance

By Alphabet:

ABCEFGHLMNOPRSUW

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries (Uniworld)

American State Papers, 1789 to 1838 (Readex)

America's Newspapers (NewsBank)

Ancestry.com

AtoZdatabases

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

California Ballot Measures Database
(University of California, Hastings College of the Law)

California Bills, Assembly Journals, Histories and Indexes, and Statutes (1849–present)

California city / county ordinances

California Code of Regulations

California courts and court forms

California Digital Newspaper Collection

California Legislative Information (Codes, Bills)

California Libraries Catalog (libraries throughout California)

California Library Laws

California Research Bureau (CRB) Reports

California State Government YouTube

California State Library Catalogs
(books, journals, reports, videos, images, etc. in the library's collections)

California Statistical Abstract (California Department of Finance)

Congress.gov (Federal legislative information, committee information, Congressional Record)

Congressional Research Digital Collection (ProQuest)

Education Research Complete (EBSCO)

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center
(U.S. Department of Education)

Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest)

Federal Digital System (FDsys)

Federal Funds Information for States (FFIS)

Find a lawyer

Fold3 History and Genealogy Archives Plus

Foreign Firms Operating in the United States (Uniworld)

Gale Directory Library Complete

GPO Access (Includes Federal Register, Congressional Bills, Congressional Record)

GreenFILE (EBSCO)

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)

HeinOnline

HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)

Leadership Library Online

LegalTrac (Gale Cengage)

Los Angeles Times Historic 1881–1989 (ProQuest)

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)

Melvyl Catalog (University of California)

Mergent Online Manuals

MyHeritage Library Edition (EBSCO)

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)

NCJRS Abstracts Database

NewspaperARCHIVE

OnLAW (CEB)

Plunkett Research Online

PolicyArchive

Press Reader

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

PubMed (medical articles)

RAND Research Reports (RAND)

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

Safari Tech Books Online (ProQuest)

San Francisco Chronicle Historic 1865 to 1922

Science of the Total Environment

Scopus

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)

State Stats

Statistical Abstracts (United States Bureau of the Census)

Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)

Statistical Insight (ProQuest)

U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817 to 1980 (Readex)

USA Trade Online

UNdata (United Nations)

Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)

WorldCat.org (materials in libraries worldwide)