Research: Literature & Reading



Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary

Adult Learning Center (Brainfuse)

All eBooks and Downloads

Alldata Online (in-library use only)

America the Beautiful

American Fact Finder

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


Chemistry Experiments

CK-12 (California Free Digital Textbooks Initiative)

Classical Music Library


Computer Source

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports @ Flipster

Contemporary World Music

CQ Press Congress Collection


Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary

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 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

Green's Dictionary of Slang

Harvard Business Review

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

National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World

Nature, the Weekly Science Journal Online (2012 - current issue)

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 Screening Room

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford Music Online

Philosophy & Religion eBooks

Popular Music Library

PressReader (formerly PressDisplay)

Princeton Companion to Mathematics

Qikan DragonSource eMagazines

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio)



Regional Business News

Rosetta Stone (instructions in description)

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 AAAS (1997 - current issue)

Science eBooks

Science Online

Scientific American (2012 - current issue)

Serials Solutions A-Z

Small Business Library Materials

Smart Investing @ the Library

Smithsonian Global Sound

Social Science eBooks

Sociology Collection

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Staywell Knowledgebase

The Chinese Exclusion Act


U.S. History in Context

Universal Class

Value Line

VetNow (Brainfuse)

Wall Street Journal - 1984 to the Present

Weather and Climate Experiments

Web Resources about Voting, Elections, and Politics

World Book Encyclopedia

World History in Context