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AUDIOBOOKS

OverDrive Available to download on personal computers/devices only
Listen to the latest best sellers on your computer or portable listening device by downloading Overdrive's audiobooks.


Librivox
LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain.


PeopleTalk
Peopletalk is a free audiobook, anecdotal story, and social history documentaries site.

AUTO REPAIR

Chilton Library / Mobile App
Repair, maintenance and service information on thousands of domestic and imported cars, trucks, vans and SUVs from 1940 to the present.

BUSINESS & INVESTING

Morningstar
Features data reports that cover more than 30,000 securities. This is a well-regarded source for tracking both mutual funds and stocks.


AnyWho
Search this database to find business or people phone numbers, including access to free international directory sites.


Glassdoor
This site provides career resources, company reviews and salaries for over 80,000 companies.


Switchboard
Claims phone numbers for 93 million people and 11 million businesses. Searches can be made with just a name or can be narrowed by state or city.


WhitePages
WhitePages provides contact information for people and businesses.


ZabaSearch
Free people and phone number searches.

CAREERS & EDUCATION

Testing & Education Reference Center / Mobile App
Search thousands of college and graduate schools, find scholarships, take online practice tests, and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.


The Career Gateway
Access online tools, resources and leads that will help you be more successful in finding and securing employment.


Glassdoor
This site provides career resources, company reviews and salaries for over 80,000 companies.


JobScout
JobScout is an online learning platform that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job.

EBOOKS & EMAGAZINES

OverDrive Available to download on personal computers/devices only
Read the latest best sellers on your computer or portable device by downloading Overdrive's eBooks.


Kids' eBooks Available to download on personal computers/devices only
Check out picture books, chapter books, and more!


eMagazines: Zinio
Full color, interactive digital magazines including Car & Driver, Cosmopolitan, Food Network Magazine, Forbes, Martha Stewart Living, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, Hola!, and more.


BookFlix
Kids, preschool through Grade 3, can explore topics through nonfiction books paired with videos.


BiblioBoard / Mobile Apps: iPad / Nexus / Kindle Fire HD
BiblioBoard features books, articles, images, photographs, maps, pamphlets, and documents, as well as streaming audio and video content on a wide variety of topics.


National Geographic Kids
Read popular National Geographic kids' books and magazines or watch videos on science, animals, space and more.


Gale Virtual Reference Library / Mobile App
Browse, search and download eBook articles from trusted, authoritative reference works on a variety of subjects.


ABCmouse In-library use only
Age of Learning's award-winning online curriculum for children ages 2-7+. Includes online books, games, puzzles, art activities, poems, songs, a virtual farm and zoo, and more.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Britannica Reference Center
Contains the entire Britannica encyclopedia plus a variety of multimedia, including videos, maps, and more.


Britannica Young Adults
Designed for students in Middle and High School, this encyclopedia includes pictures, maps, videos, and more.


Britannica Children
Designed for younger students, this encyclopedia includes pictures, maps, activities and more.


Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna
Explore la Enciclopedia Universal en Español.


Britannica Escolar
Especialmente diseñada para los estudiantes por Britannica.

EN ESPAÑOL

General OneFile
Encuentre artículos en libros de referencia, revistas y periódicos sobre los acontecimientos más recientes, el mundo de los negocios y la industria, artes y ciencia, deportes, y más.


Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna
Explore la Enciclopedia Universal en Español.


Britannica Escolar
Especialmente diseñada para los estudiantes por Britannica.


Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna
Explore la Enciclopedia Universal en Español.


AyudaLegalCA.org
Este sitio ofrece accesso gratuito a información legal y recomienda sitios de asesoramiento y ayuda legal.

GENEALOGY

Ancestry Library Edition In-library use only
Ancestry Library Edition provides access to more than 4,000 databases with a wealth of genealogical information, including census, military, church, land and immigration records.

HEALTH & MEDICINE

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.


Merck Manuals
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news, and more.

HOMEWORK HELP

Research a topic for school or fun.

Choose your level and start here:

Kids InfoBits (Grades K-5)
Great for homework and includes kids' books, magazines, and news.


Research in Context (Grades 6-8)
Research homework and project topics.


Student Resources in Context (Grades 9-12 and College)
Research topics for homework, papers, projects, and presentations.


General OneFile / Mobile App (Grades 6-12 & College)
Research any topic from current events, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. Includes articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals.


Encyclopedias

Britannica Reference Center
Contains the entire Britannica encyclopedia plus a variety of multimedia, including videos, maps, and more.


Britannica Young Adults
Designed for students in Middle and High School, this encyclopedia includes pictures, maps, videos, and more.


Britannica Children
Designed for younger students, this encyclopedia includes pictures, maps, activities and more.


Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna
Explore la Enciclopedia Universal en Español.


Britannica Escolar
Especialmente diseñada para los estudiantes por Britannica.


San Diego Union-Tribune

America's Newspapers
Provides access to the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Other Great Homework Resources

Testing & Education Reference Center / Mobile App
Search thousands of college and graduate schools, find scholarships, take online practice tests, and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.


Mango Languages / Mobile App
Learn a new language for free! More than 60 foreign language courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are available.

KIDS

Kids' eBooks Available to download on personal computers/devices only
Check out picture books, chapter books, and more!


BookFlix
Kids can explore topics through nonfiction books paired with videos. Intended for pre-readers and early readers.


Kids InfoBits (Grades K-5)
Find information, pictures, and videos on all of the topics you need for homework and fun, all from sources especially for kids.


Research in Context (Grades 6-8)
Research homework and project topics.


National Geographic Kids
Read popular National Geographic kids' books and magazines or watch videos on science, animals, space and more.


Britannica Children
Designed for younger students, this encyclopedia includes pictures, maps, activities and more.


Britannica Escolar
Especialmente diseñada para los estudiantes por Britannica.


ABCmouse In-library use only
Age of Learning's award-winning online curriculum for children ages 2-7+. Includes online books, games, puzzles, art activities, poems, songs, a virtual farm and zoo, and more.

LANGUAGES

Mango Languages / Mobile App
Learn a new language for free! More than 60 foreign language courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are available.


DuoLingo
Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free.

LAW & COURTS

FindLaw
Free legal information including articles, news, case law, statutes and forms.


Lawyer Referral and Information Services
Referrals to lawyers and local agencies for a wide range of topics from adoption to workers compensation and immigration.


LawHelpCA.org
Access to self-help information on legal issues and referrals to local legal aid providers and pro bono assistance.


Inmate Locator
Links to inmate locator websites across the country, including federal.


Legal Forms: California Courts
Legal forms from the California Judicial Council listed by number, name and topic.


Legal Forms: San Diego County Courts
Downloadable San Diego Superior Court forms and frequently asked questions.

MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS & MORE

eMagazines: Zinio
Full color, interactive digital magazines including Car & Driver, Cosmopolitan, Food Network Magazine, Forbes, Martha Stewart Living, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, Hola!, and more.


General OneFile / Mobile App
Research any topic from current events, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. Includes articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals.


America's Newspapers
Provides access to the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Britannica Reference Center
Contains the entire Britannica encyclopedia plus a variety of multimedia, including videos, maps, and more.


Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna
Explore la Enciclopedia Universal en Español.


Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers:
Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life

This collection, consisting of 25 individual titles, documents life in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II.


Newseum
Front pages and links to websites of 700 newspapers from around the world.


GreenFILE
Draws on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.


London Lives
Contains a wide range of primary sources about people who lived in 18th-century London.

Featured Resource

Zinio offers full color, interactive digital magazines with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. Select titles include Car & Driver, Cosmopolitan, Food Network Magazine, Forbes, Martha Stewart Living, National Geographic Interactive, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, and Hola!