Alphabetical List of E-Resources
These resources are accessible from anywhere with your library card.
Ancestry Genealogy Search – billions of records and photographs. Available remotely through December 2020.
Archives Unbound – historical documents on topics from the Middle Ages to twentieth-century political history. Password “sanrafael”
Brainfuse for Learners – Learning resources for all levels: elementary through grad school and adult. Help for ESL, US Citizenship, MS Office, tutoring, writing lab.
Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow – Resume and interview tips, live coaching, resume templates, job and career resources. Also support tools and resources for Veterans.
Britannica School Edition – Learn about any subject with content for all grades and all reading abilities K-12. Find articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites.
Britannica Escolar – Britannica en español.
California Digital Newspaper Collection – digitized California newspapers from 1846 onward
CultureGrams – Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12)
Driving-Tests.org – free California DMV practice tests and guidebooks for cars, motorcycles, and commercial licenses (in English and Spanish)
eLibrary – General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. Two unique interfaces available. (Grades 6+)
JobScout – training to help you find a job online (in English and Spanish)
Kanopy – streaming movies – documentaries, independent, world, classic, early film, shorts, Criterion Collection, kids and more.
Mango Languages – learn conversation skills for popular languages
O’Reilly Learning – Access to 35K+ books, 30K+ hours of video, curated learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and O’Reilly conference videos about computer science, programming, engineering, data science, and more.
ProQuest Academic – Combination of several databases including Coronavirus Research Database, eBook Central, eLibrary , Global Newsstream, LA Times, Publicly Available Content Database, SIRS Discoverer, and SIRS Issues Researcher.
ProQuest Newspapers – 500 newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Baltimore Sun
School & Educators Complete – eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology). (Grades 9+, possibly some content for Middle School, also includes professional development content for faculty)
SIRS Discoverer – Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9)
SIRS Issues Researcher – Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+)
ThomasNet – suppliers, source products, and CAD drawings of industrial products