Open Access Research Tools & Resources

Academic Journals and Databases

Collection of full text journals, database, and academic research tools.


Digital collections from California's great libraries, archives, and museums. Over 1,175,000 images, texts, and recordings.

Employment and Occupational Resources

Collection of employment, job search, and occupational tools.

eBook and eAudio Collections 

Collection of downloadable eBooks, eAudio, and archival resources.


Free full length online courses.


Merck Consumer, Professional, and Veterinary Health Manuals


Maps, Topography, and Watersheds.

Mutopia Project

Free sheet music to download.


California Department of Motor Vehicles


Hundreds of museum sites, image archives, and other online resources.

California Digital Newspaper Collection

Digitized newspapers from 1846 to the present.

Ventura County Law Library

Find legal information and free or low-cost legal help.

Citizenship Resource Center

Preperation materials, guides, and tests for US Citizenship.

World Fact Book-CIA

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.