Library

Children

Downloadable Ebooks & AudioBooks

OverDrive

Please click here to visit our Southern California Digital Library website.
 *Library card required.
 
To access OverDrive eBooks, digital audiobooks and Digital Magazines from the Southern California Digital Library, you will need:
  • A valid library card - A temporary e-card will allow access to our digital resources or a physical card can be obtained at the circulation desk.
  • 4 digit pin number - The default PIN is the cardholder's last 4 digits of the phone number.
  • Access to the Internet.
  • Download the Overdrive's Libby app to get started

Movie/Shows

Kanopy

To access Kanopy, please click here and sign up for an account with your Library card.
 *Library card required.

 

With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.

Offering what the New York Times calls a garden of cinematic delights, Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world's best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, MusicBox Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Language Learning

Pronunciator

To access Pronunciator, please click here. En Espanol: click here.
 *Library card required.

 

Pronunciator is database for learning new languages. 80 language courses total are available, each taught in 50 different languages. Plus, we have ESL for speakers of 51 non-English languages!

Each language course has on average 9,600 instructional phrases, and ~4 years of activities. Many languages also have live teachers!

Research & Education

 Archives Unbound

To access Archives Unbound, please click here.
 *Library card required.

 The Upland Library is proud to offer Archives Unbound! The unique historical collections include primary source materials covering a vast array of subject areas. Explore topics such as Regional and Local History, American History, Women's Studies, or Cinema Studies. With more than 280 archives and over 14 million pages, these free resources are excellent for research.

These historical documents can be printed, emailed, and citations can be created for student research papers

Britannica School and Escolar

To access Britannica School, please click here. To access Escolar (En Espanol): click here.
 *Library card required.

 The Upland Public Library is proud to partner with the California State Library to provide K-12 users Britannica School and Escolar. These resources are great tools for research and homework help!

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 separate databases for Elementary, Middle, and High school.

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

ProQuest Databases

CultureGrams 

To access CultureGrams, please click here.
 *Library card required.

 

CultureGrams is a reference tool that delves into different information for more than 200 countries. CultureGrams has up-to-date reports regarding the daily life  and culture of the today's society. This reference tool provides different  information relating to the cultures history and customs. 

SIRS Discoverer

To access SIRS Dicoverer, please click here.
 *Library card required.

 

This General database is editorially curated to help younger students complete their assignments. This collection provides  age-appropriate, authoritative, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators. Grades 4-8 will find help and support for most of the typical assignments that are being assigned. 

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