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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Public Library Cuts Database Subscriptions

Tight Budget Forces Loss of Resources

Due to funding cuts at the state and local levels, the Santa Barbara Public Library System can no longer provide access to the following subscription databases effective July 1, 2011:


· Ancestry Library Edition

· Biography Resource Center/ Biography in Context

· Chilton’s Automotive Library

· Health and Wellness Resource Center

· Heritage Quest

· Literature Resource Center

· Toucan Social Studies Fact Card

For a list of databases still available through the Santa Barbara Public Library System web site please visit sbplibrary.org/research. Your library card barcode number will be required to login to some of the databases from outside the library. The Foundation Directory Online may be accessed only from inside the Central Library.

For further information about library resources and collections, contact the Central Reference Dept. at 564-5604 or visit sbplibrary.org.

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