Research: Literature & Reading

Academic Search Complete


Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary

Adult Learning Center (Brainfuse)

Aging: Modern Theories and Therapies

Alldata Online (in-library use only)

Amazing Animals of the World

America the Beautiful

American Civil War Reference Library

American Decades

American Revolution Reference Library

American Song

America's Top-Rated Small Towns & Cities: A Statistical Handbook

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities 2012-13

Ancestry Library (in-library use only)

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

Ancient Egypt and the Near East: An Illustrated History

Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History

Ancient Rome: An Illustrated History

Ask Me Everything: Facts, Stats, Lists, Records, and More

Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Reference Handbook

Baby Boom: Americans Born 1946 to 1964

Backyard Harvest

Bay Area Consumers' Checkbook (in-library use only)

Bay Area Newspapers

Biography in Context


Books 24x7 IT Pro

Books 24x7 Well-Being Essentials

Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia


Britannica Guide to Statistics and Probability

Business Plans Handbook

Business Source Complete

California Free Digital Text Book Initiative

Chemical Elements

Chemistry Experiments

Classical Music Library

Colonial America Reference Library

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Computer Source

Consumer Reports

Contemporary World Music

Crusades Reference Library

Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism


Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents


Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary

Dictionary of American Family Names

Dictionary of American History

Disabilities Sourcebook


Drama for Students

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning About Addictive Behavior

Ecology Experiments

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Kids

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Young Adults

Encyclopedia Judaica

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present

Encyclopedia of Business & Finance

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues

Encyclopedia of Maritime History

Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Social Networks

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Encyclopedia of Time

Encyclopedia of Urban Studies

Encyclopedia of Vampires & Werewolves

Endangered Species

Environmental Health Sourcebook

Environmental Science Experiments

Epics for Students

Experiment Central

Family Health from A to Z

Fast Food and Junk Food

Forensic Science Experiments

Freegal Music

Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Genealogy & Local History

Genetics Experiments

Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome

Granger's World of Poetry

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library

Green's Dictionary of Slang

Greenwood Library of World Folktales

Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture

Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

Heritage Quest Online

Heroes and Heroines of Greece and Rome

Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism

Historical Dictionary of the Broadway Musical

History of China

Holiday Symbols and Customs

Holidays of the World Cookbook for Students

Human Body Experiments

Human Body from A to Z

Industrial Revolution Reference Library

International Encyclopedia of Dance

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Jazz Music Library

Job Resources @ SCCLD

JobNow (Brainfuse)


JobScout en Español

Jobview Bay Area

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

Korean War Reference Library

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with Asthma

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with COPD

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with Heart Disease

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Krames Go-To-Guide on Living Well with Heart Failure

Krames Go-To-Guide on Maximizing Independence After Stroke

Lands and Peoples

LearningExpress Library


Legal Information Reference Center

Literary Reference Center Plus

Literature Criticism Online

Marine Science Experiments

MasterFILE Complete


Mexican-American War

Middle Ages Reference Library

Military & Government Collection

Morningstar Investment Research Center

My Government

National Geographic

National Geographic Kids

New Book of Popular Science

New Catholic Encyclopedia and Supplements

New York Times (1851-2012)


North American Wildlife

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList Plus

Novels for Students

Nutrition and Fitness

Obituary Research in the Bay Area & Silicon Valley

Obituary Search Assistance

Occupational Outlook

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Our Language Learning Collection

OverDrive Project Gutenberg

Oxford Companion to World Exploration

Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures,

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford Music Online

Poetry for Students

Popular Music Library



Princeton Companion to Mathematics


Professional Development Collection for Teachers

Profiles of California


Pronunciator en Español

Psychologists and their Theories for Students

Rand California

Reference USA

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library

Rich's Business Directory - Northern California High-Tech Guide

Rough Guide to Manga

Rough Guide to Men's Health

Rough Guide to the iPhone

Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia Vols. 1 - 10

Safari Tech Books Online

Salem Health

Salem History

Salem Literature

Salud en Español

San Jose Mercury News (1985 - Current)

San Jose Mercury News Historical Archive (1886-1922)

Science Online

Scientific American (2010 - Present)

Serials Solutions A-Z

Shakespeare for Students: Critical Interpretations of Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry

Short Stories for Students

Small Business Library Materials

Smart Investing @ the Library

Smithsonian Global Sound

Sports Injuries

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Staywell Knowledgebase

Student Research Center


Tuition Funding Sources

U*X*L Encyclopedia of World Mythology

U.S. Constitution A to Z

U.S. History in Context

Universal Class

Value Line

Vegan Diets

Vietnam War Reference Library

Vocational and Career Collection

War of 1812

Weather and Climate Experiments

West Nile Virus

Westward Expansion Reference Library

Witchcraft in America

World Book Encyclopedia & eBooks

World History in Context

World Religions Reference Library

World War I Reference Library

World War II Reference Library