Alphabetical List of E-Resources
These resources are accessible from anywhere with your library card.
Academic Search Complete – full-text magazine, newspaper and scholarly journal articles on every subject
AHFS Consumer Medication Information – a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information in lay language (in English and Spanish)
Alt Health Watch – offers complimentary, holistic, and integrative approaches to health care and wellness
Ancestry Genealogy Search – billions of records and photographs. In-library use only
Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook – Checkbook surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products and reports its findings online.
Biography Reference Center – 460,000 biographies
BookLetters – email newsletters with book recommendations
Brainfuse HelpNow – homework help for all ages, subject skill-building, writing lab, standardized test center (in English and Spanish)
Brainfuse Adult Learning Center – resume writing help, job site resources, high school equivalency, and US Citizenship preparation
Business Source Complete – market research, industry reports, and company profiles
California Digital Newspaper Collection – digitized California newspapers from 1846 onward
Consumer Health Complete – articles from newspapers, magazines, reference books, and encyclopedias on all areas of health and wellness from mainstream to alternative
Consumer Reports Magazine – search individual issues by date on the right-hand side of the page or click on “Search within this publication” to enter a keyword search.
Drama Online – read hundreds of plays from leading playwrights or listen to professionally acted classics, prize winners, and iconic literary works.
Driving-Tests.org – free California DMV practice tests and guidebooks for cars, motorcycles, and commercial licenses (in English and Spanish)
Health Source – Consumer Edition – magazine articles from consumer health magazines such as Harvard Health Letter, Prevention, and many more
Health Source – Nursing/Academic Edition – articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed, academic journals covering all the medical disciplines
High School Explora – for beginning research in all subjects
JobScout – training to help you find a job online (in English and Spanish)
Legal Information Reference Center – legal guides and e-books, including Nolo Press titles
Literary Reference Center – critical essays and author biographies
Lynda.com – software, creative, and business skills tutorials
Mango Languages – learn conversation skills for popular languages
MasterFile Premier – thousands of magazines, journals, and newspapers including National Geographic, Consumer Reports, and Mother Jones
Newspaper Source Plus – 1,000 newspapers including the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Washington Post
NoveList – find new book recommendations based on current favorites
Points of View Reference Center – pro and con articles on popular controversial subjects
ProQuest Newspapers – 500 newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Baltimore Sun
Small Business Reference Center – business plans, industry information, and business e-books from Nolo Press
ThomasNet – suppliers, source products, and CAD drawings of industrial products
Virtual Reference Library – dozens of titles to help with research in all subjects