All Databases & Resources

Academic Articles En Espanol
Art Health & Medicine
Books History & Genealogy
Business Language Learning
Career Legal Info
Consumer Info Magazines & Newspapers
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias Poetry
Education, Online Courses Science & Technology

 

Academic Articles

Academic Search Complete - more than 8,600 full-text articles including peer-reviewed journals, reports, and other publications. Access Academic Search Complete now.

JSTOR – Indexes academic journals and scholarly publications. Access from inside the library or from outside the library.


Books

BookBrowse - An excellent resource for finding your next favorite book. Offers reviews of current and upcoming books, author interviews, suggested reading lists, and book club resources. Access BookBrowse now.

Literary Reference Center - Plot summaries, synopses, literary criticism, and author biographies. Access Literary Reference now.


Business

Safari Technical eBooks - eBooks on business, commerce, and computer programming. Read Safari eBooks now.

Business Source Complete - Full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals covering marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more. Access Business Source Complete now.

Small Business Reference Center - Information on small businesses, entrepreneurial subjects, creating business plans, funding, and business advice. Access SBRC now.

U.S. Small Business Administration - Find information and tools for running your own small business: take free online courses, find business counseling, and discover funding opportunities. Access SBA now.


Career


Glassdoor– Search for jobs, research current salaries and job descriptions, or read reviews of companies before you apply! Access Glassdoor now.


Consumer Info

Consumer Reports - Long-running review publication published by nonprofit organization Consumers Union, featuring product testing and consumer advocacy. Browse past issues and search within the publication here.

Consumer Information by Federal Trade Commission -
Offers helpful, practical advice, guides, videos, and forms on everything from buying cars to budgeting. Overseen by the U.S. Government's FTC department. Access Consumer Information now.

U.S. EPA & DOE's Guide to Fuel Economy & Fuel Efficient Vehicles - Concerned about how smog you're producing as motor on out for your Starbucks stop? Shopping for a fancy new car and curious about side-by-side comparisons of where your top choices rank in emissions? Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency publish a guide to help consumers evaluate fuel economy, annual fuel costs, and emissions info. Access the website and guides here. 


Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Britannica - Access from inside the library or from outside the library.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming - Access from inside the library or from outside the library.

Oxford English Dictionary – Access from inside the library or from outside the library.


Education, Online Courses, and Test Prep

Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning - Hundreds of online courses including web design, Adobe Creative Suite, business, and photography, all taught by expert instructors. Create a free account with Lynda.com to keep track of your progress. Access from inside or outside the library.

Driving-Tests.org – Prepare for your DMV driving test with these free practice CA-specific driving tests (complete with answers).  In English and Spanish. Access Driving-Tests now.

Khan Academy – Free, high-quality online lessons and courses in a variety of subjects including science, math, history, English, computer programming, test prep and more. An excellent resource for teens and adults. Access Khan Academy now. 

TeachingBooks - A multimedia database for students, teachers, and families to explore children's books and young adult literature and their authors. Access TeachingBooks while in the library now.


En Espanol

Cortes de California Centro de Ayuda - Use este sitio para encontrar información legal y ayuda legal gratis o de bajo costo. Tenga en cuenta que este sitio no puede proporcionar ayuda individual ni información específica sobre su caso. Para obtener más información, haga una búsqueda o haga clic en el tema que le interese a continuación.

Consumer Health Complete - Dentro de la biblioteca. Fuera de la biblioteca.

Khan Academy - "Tu puedes aprender qualcier cosa. Nuestra misión es proporcionar una educación gratuita de clase mundial para cualquier persona en cualquier lugar."Khan Academy es una organización sin fines de lucro 501(c)(3).

Medline Plus – Informacion de salud para usted. Lea sobre síntomas, causas, tratamientos y prevención de más de 960 enfermedades, condiciones y temas de bienestar. MedlinePlus se revisa regularmente y los enlaces son actualizados diariamente.

Recursos de inmigración - Los tribunales de California son para todos. No importa ni el idioma que habla ni dónde nació. Encuentre recursos e información sobre temas de inmigración.

U.S. Citizenship y Immigration Services - recursos de imigracion.

Zinio – Las revistas como El Gourmet, Esquire Mexico, y Vanidades Mexico.


Health & Medicine

Consumer Health Complete - Clear and easy-to-understand health information culled from periodicals, books, and medical encyclopedias. Access from inside the library or from outside the library.

Medline Plus – Find information on health topics, diseases, conditions, disorders, diet and exercise, prescription drugs, supplements, and more. The site also includes a handy medical encyclopedia for explanations of symptoms, treatments, and terms. Maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Access Medline Plus now.


History & Genealogy

American History Online - Biographies, timelines, primary sources. Access from inside the library or from outside the library.

Ancestry.com - Extensive database covering immigration, birth, death, and census records. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930. Access from home through the end of May.

Newspapers Archive - Historical archives of local newspapers worldwide, useful for genealogical research. Access from home through the end of May.

Ancient and Medieval History - Covers Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Egypt, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, Asia, and more. Access from inside the library or from outside the library.

Archives Unbound - Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents and newspapers on a broad range of subjects that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Access Archives Unbound now.

Primary Sources - Access to the Archives Unbound database through a different interface. Access Gale Primary Sources now.

HeritageQuest - 8,000 family histories, tax lists, city directories, probate records, and more. Access HeritageQuest.


 

Language Learning

Mango Languages – Learn Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Greek, Russian, Mandarin, ESL Polish, ESL Spanish,  and more. Access Mango now.


Legal Info

California Court Self-Help Legal Forms and Information - Maintained by the Judicial Branch of California, the self-help website provides detailed information including forms, requirements, overview of laws, and other resources on a variety of topics. Easy to use and understand. Access California Court Self-Help resources.

Immigration and Citizenship Resources - Information on obtaining citizenship, the naturalization process, visas, asylum applications, refugee applications, and more. Find Immigration and Citizenship Resources here.  

Immigration Resource Directory - California state courts serve all people. It does not matter what language you speak or where you were born. Find resources and information on immigration issues. Access Immigration Resource Directory.

Legal Information Reference Center - Articles, legal forms, full-text legal reference books from Nolo Press, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected providers of legal info to consumers and small businesses. Access Legal Info Ref Center now.

LawHelpCA.org – Website providing reliable information on legal issues ranging from housing, abuse, public benefits to seniors ans small claims, and an up-to-date directory of organizations that offer free or low-cost legal advice and representation. Access LawHelpCA now.


Magazines & Newspapers

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Poetry

Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry – Full text of more than 250,000 poems. Complete works of Shelley, Byron, Poe, and Baudelaire, among others. Access from inside the library or from outside the library.


Science & Technology

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete – Access articles on research and development in the fields of computer services, engineering, new technologies, and more. Access Computers and Applied Sciences now.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming - Access from inside the library or from outside the library.

Safari Tech eBooks
- eBooks that you can read directly on your screen. Covers such topics as business, programming, business, Perl, Java, MySQL, PHP, and much more. Access Safari Tech eBooks now.