General Research

These resources contain information on a wide variety of topics. They work well when you are doing initial research to better understand a topic, and also when you are looking for more precise information later on in the research process. Many of the resources listed below are licensed for use by Sonoma County Library. If you are reaching them from outside the library, you will be asked to enter your library card number.

General Research Homework Resources

Full text articles from more than 2,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects.
Read newspaper articles from the Press Democrat, New York Times, and more.
Student Research Center
Full-text magazine & newspaper articles for middle school and high school homework.
World Book Discover
Information searching with learning tools for students reading below grade level or with language/learning difficulties.
World Book Logo
Includes all articles from the printed encyclopedia, plus thousands more.