Reference Databases

To access our paid databases:

Read our Magazine Collection from home, Audio Book Collection from OneClickDigital and Check out our Fiction Book Reviews Section (Novelist) from home, History Reference Center and don't forget to try our new World Book Online by following these links. Type in your Library Card Number (Starting with 26 or 21) when asked for a Patron ID.

axis360Axis 360 - Axis 360 is a revolutionary digital media library which provides libraries with a state-of-the-art system for circulating digital books and audiobooks.E-book check out will be made available through the Beaumont Library just a have your tablet, library card number available and checking out E-books will be quick and easy.

OneClickOneClickDigital - Download Audio books to your computer and mobile devices. *** Must have your library card and register for a free online account***

jobscoutJob Scout is a free online learning platform that will teach you the basic internet skills you need to find a job.

esequelsEsequels find the newest title by your favorite author or spot a title that you may have missed.

Tuition Funding Sources - Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.

Masterplots Online offers 12,000 reference articles focusing on plot summaries, critical commentary, character profiles, literary settings and biographical profiles. In addition to the complete Fourth Edition, volumes are available on African American Literature, American Fiction Series, British & Commonwealth Fiction, Christian Literature, Drama, Juvenile & Young Adult Literature, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Stories, and Women's Literature.

OACOnline Archive of California - The OAC is a website that provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary source collections (artwork, manuscripts, papers, historic photographs, and so on) maintained by more than 150 libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California including collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses.

World Book WebWorld Book Online: World Book's Educators' Center provides a range of resources, including correlations from World Book content to state and provincial curriculum correlations, links to lesson plans and activities, and professional education links.


Magazine Article Summaries(MAS)-Online is a comprehensive full text general reference database designed for small public libraries. MAS covers 125 magazines with images, over 410 pamphlets, nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews. **Need Help? Ask the Reference Librarian for a "How to" Guide

MasterFILE Select is designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 700 general reference publications with coverage dating as far back as 1984. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Select also includes 35 full text reference books and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Novelist will help you to select fiction to read, based on books you have read or topics in which you are interested in. Novelist provides extensive subject & keyword access to over 70,000 fiction titles & 17,000 subject headings.

EBSCO GreenFILE database for Free A bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns, contains bibliographic information for key non-scholarly titles such as E-the Environmental Magazine, Natural Life with over 300,000 records.

History Reference Center is the world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.
Content Includes:
58,000 Historical Documents
43,000 Biographies of Historical Figures
Over 1,5000 Full Text reference books
12,000 Historical Pictures and Maps
80 Hours of Historical Videos