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Online Research Databases: Digital Collection

Huntington Beach Public Library members have free access to a wealth of subscription databases containing a wide range of information from respected authors and journals.

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Welcome to Our Digital Collection

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Description Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, graphic novels, ebooks, and more, 24/7, with your library card. The cloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read the latest eBooks and eAudiobooks on your devices and computer, for free with your library card. Find current and past issues of your favorite magazines to read on your computer or download to your mobile device.  Popular titles include The Economist, Martha Stewart, and Rolling Stone. Stream independent and classic films and documentaries free with your library card.
Formats Ebooks, Eaudio, Music, Video, Comics Ebooks, Eaudio Digital Magazines Streaming Video
Compatibility iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, PC or Mac iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook, PC or Mac iOS*, Android, Kindle Fire, PC or Mac iOS*, Android, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, PC or Mac
App Available

(Android, iOS, Kindle Fire)

Cloud Library app
(Android, iOS, Mac, Windows,
Kindle Fire, Nook)

RBDigital for Libraries App
(Android, iOS, Kindle Fire)

You must create an account on the RB Digital website before using the app.

Kanopy app
(Android, iOS, Roku)

Special Features Titles are always available. There are no holds or waiting lists. Users are limited to 5 items/month. If the library's daily quota is reached, users may have to wait until the next day to checkout. Contains our most popular titles. Users are limited to 5 checkouts / month. Patrons can send requests for materials through the website. Patrons can subscribe to magazines to be notified when a new issue is released. Contains classic, independent, and foreign films and documentaries. There are no holds. Users are limited to 5 movies / month.
For further assistance Hoopla Help Cloud Library Help RBDigital Help Kanopy Help

*iPhone or iPad
** Kobo, Nook, Sony, etc.

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