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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.

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!


RBdigital Magazines
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.


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

World Book Kids
Learn, play, read, and create with all the information you get from World Book, written just for kids!


World Book Student
Online encyclopedia for students through middle school. Also includes thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.


World Book Timelines
Hundreds of pre-generated timelines cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures.


World Book Advanced
Online access to the World Book Encyclopedia for high school, college and above, plus primary source materials, world newspapers, and informative articles.


World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Una enciclopedia para niños. Encuentre artículos sobre temas populares y escolares, definiciones del diccionario, imágenes, y mapas.


World Book Hispanica Saber
Esta es una completa Enciclopedia en idioma español que incluye mas de 100.000 artículos, más de 8.500 imágenes y mapas, y cerca de 1.000 vídeos, animaciones, sonidos, y medios interactivos.

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.


World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Una enciclopedia para niños. Encuentre artículos sobre temas populares y escolares, definiciones del diccionario, imágenes, y mapas.


World Book Hispanica Saber
Esta es una completa Enciclopedia en idioma español que incluye mas de 100.000 artículos, más de 8.500 imágenes y mapas, y cerca de 1.000 vídeos, animaciones, sonidos, y medios interactivos.


Mango Languages
Un curso de ingles para aquellos que hablan español.


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


MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus le brinda información de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud, sobre enfermedades, condiciones y mantenimiento del bienestar, en una manera fácil de entender.

GENEALOGY

MyHeritage Library Edition
Discover, share and preserve your family history. Includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, historical photos, public records, indexes, family trees and more.
Available for in-library and at-home usage.


Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry is no longer available. Please see MyHeritage Library Edition.

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) / Mobile App
Great for homework and includes kids' books, magazines, and news.


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


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


General OneFile (Grades 6-12 & College) / 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.


Encyclopedias

World Book Kids
Learn, play, read, and create with all the information you get from World Book, written just for kids!


World Book Student
Online encyclopedia for students through middle school. Also includes thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.


World Book Timelines
Hundreds of pre-generated timelines cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures.


World Book Advanced
Online access to the World Book Encyclopedia for high school, college and above, plus primary source materials, world newspapers, and informative articles.


World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Una enciclopedia para niños. Encuentre artículos sobre temas populares y escolares, definiciones del diccionario, imágenes, y mapas.


World Book Hispanica Saber
Esta es una completa Enciclopedia en idioma español que incluye mas de 100.000 artículos, más de 8.500 imágenes y mapas, y cerca de 1.000 vídeos, animaciones, sonidos, y medios interactivos.


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) / Mobile App
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) / Mobile App
Research homework and project topics.


World Book Kids
Learn, play, read, and create with all the information you get from World Book, written just for kids!


World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Una enciclopedia para niños. Encuentre artículos sobre temas populares y escolares, definiciones del diccionario, imágenes, y mapas.


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

RBdigital Magazines
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.


World Book Advanced
Online access to the World Book Encyclopedia for high school, college and above, plus primary source materials, world newspapers, and informative articles.


World Book Hispanica Saber
Esta es una completa Enciclopedia en idioma español que incluye mas de 100.000 artículos, más de 8.500 imágenes y mapas, y cerca de 1.000 vídeos, animaciones, sonidos, y medios interactivos.


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

The new Libby app from OverDrive is designed to make borrowing and enjoying eBooks and audiobooks easier than ever.

(Note: Libby does not replace the current OverDrive app; users may continue to use the OverDrive app if they wish.)