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ASCE Library, including journals, proceedings, e-books and standards, and the Civil Engineering Magazine Archive, provides the most respected and richest collection of civil engineering content. With 145,000 technical and professional articles, ASCE Library is the premier information clearinghouse for both researchers and practitioners in the field of civil engineering.
The collection provides access to 26 journals in Athletic Training, Therapy & Rehabilitation, Physical Education & Coaching, Psychology & Behavior in Sport/Exercise, Sport & Exercise Science/Kinesiology, Sports Business & Sport Management, and Social Studies in Sport & Physical Activity. Date coverage for the collection is from the 1980s to the present, and the specific date range varies by journal.
JSTOR Evidence-based Acquisitions eBooks collection offers unlimited access to over 48,000 titles including publications up to 2017. The collection covers disciplines in history, sociology, language & literature, political science, anthropology, law, philosophy, religion, film, education, primary sources, and more.
New Play Exchange is a digital library of scripts by living writers.
North American Indian Drama, Second Edition brings together 250+ full-text plays representing the stories and creative energies of American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the twentieth century.
Pivot provides access to the most comprehensive global source of funding opportunities—totaling billions of dollars and updated daily. It allows faculty, staff researchers, graduate students, and research administrators to easily identify funding opportunities, and connect the right funding opportunities with the right people.

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Following the steps below to register for your Pivot account (Cal State LA students/faculty/staff only):
If you are a new user of Pivot, first you need to register for a user ID and password using the Sign Up link. Please make sure to select the “Use Email Address/Create Password” option and use your Cal State LA email address to register. Please remember to keep your credentials saved for future use. features over 300 training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, addiction, and social work. The collection is searchable by keyword, expert, therapeutic issue, and client population.
SAE Mobilus provides access to technical papers, standards, and conference proceedings, and journal articles relating to mobility systems engineering in the aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries. The SAE Mobilus content covers the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology. SAE Mobilus also includes magazine issues and other content.
Trial ends: June 30th, 2021
Social Explorer provides tools for visual exploration of demographic information, from census and economic data to election and religion data, and more. The database enables researchers to access the demographic information Including over 40 billion data elements and the entire US Census from 1790 to the present. Users can visualize data with customizable maps, and develop reports, presentations, and graphics, and save and automatically export reports to Excel and other statistical applications.
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Taylor & Francis Evidence-based Acquisitions eBooks offer unlimited access to close to 20,000 titles in two major collections: HSS collection for social sciences, humanities, and education, and the CRCNetBASE collection for science and engineering.
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