Research: Literature & Reading


Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary

Adult Learning Center (Brainfuse)

All eBooks and Downloads

Alldata Online (in-library use only)

Amazing Animals of the World

America the Beautiful

American Music

Ancestry Library (in-library use only)

Arts eBooks

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

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

Bay Area Newspapers

Biography in Context


Books 24x7 IT Pro


Business and Money eBooks

Business Source Complete

California Free Digital Text Book Initiative

Chemistry Experiments

Classical Music Library

Computer Source

Consumer Reports

Contemporary World Music


Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary

Dictionary and Encyclopedia eBooks

Disabilities Sourcebook

Discover and Go


Ecology Experiments

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Kids

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Young Adults

Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development

Environmental Health Sourcebook

Environmental Science Experiments

Experiment Central


Forensic Science Experiments

Freegal Music

Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Genealogy & Local History

Genetics Experiments

Granger's World of Poetry

Health and Fitness eBooks

Heritage Quest Online

History and Biography eBooks

Home and Garden eBooks

Human Body Experiments


Jazz Music Library

JobNow (Brainfuse)

Lands and Peoples

LearningExpress Library


Legal eBooks

Legal Information Reference Center

Literary Reference Center Plus

Literature Criticism Online

Literature eBooks

Marine Science Experiments

Mathematics Magazine Concerts, Operas, and Ballets Live and On Demand


Morningstar Investment Research Center

National Geographic

National Geographic Kids

Nature, the Weekly Science Journal Online

New Book of Popular Science

New York Times Online (instructions in description)

New York Times: Historic Issues

News for You


NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList Plus

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 English Dictionary

Oxford Music Online

Philosophy & Religion eBooks

Popular Music Library

PressReader (formerly PressDisplay)

Princeton Companion to Mathematics



Pronunciator en Español

Rand California


Reference USA

Regional Business News

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

Rosetta Stone

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 eBooks

Science Online

Scientific American (2012 - Present)

Serials Solutions A-Z

Small Business Library Materials

Smart Investing @ the Library

Smithsonian Global Sound

Social Science eBooks

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Staywell Knowledgebase

The Chinese Exclusion Act


Tuition Funding Sources

U.S. History in Context

Universal Class

Value Line

Weather and Climate Experiments

Web Resources about Elections, Politics and Voting

World Book Encyclopedia & eBooks

World History in Context