Research

A-Z Maps
AtoZ Maps Online contains thousands of political, physical, outline, environmental, antique, and scientific maps. Some of the specialty maps include bird distribution, tree distribution, earthquake,...
A-Z the USA
A to Z the USA is an encyclopedia of US state and country data. It contains more than 120 editorial and image datasets arranged in 23 categories. Included are state animals, plants, stones, and...
A-Z World Culture
A to Z World Culture website is currently not available.A to Z World Culture covers society and culture for 175 countries. Included is a large collection of images, as well as...
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ABCmouse is the leading and most comprehensive digital early learning resource for children ages 2–8. ABCmouse encompasses all key academic subject areas, including literacy, math, science, health,...
Archives Unbound logo
Primary source material from 296 archival collections covering topics of importance to U.S. and California history
Beanstack logo
The easiest way to keep track of all the books you read. When you create a Beanstack account for yourself or your family, you are instantly connected to our seasonal reading programs.  When the...
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Find historical and contemporary biographies from around the world. 
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Watch and read -- video storybooks of classic children’s books are paired with a related nonfiction e-book.
Britannica Academic
Britannica® Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate...
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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images,...
California Digital Newspaper Collection
The California Digital Newspaper Collection contains over 400,000 pages of significant historical California newspapers published from 1846-1922, including the first California newspaper, the...
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Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 200,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political...
Admission Test Preparation
ACT, SAT, PSAT, AP and more! College admission test preparation is a part of LearningExpress Library that is dedicated to supporting students applying to colleges.
College Students
Graduate school admission exams, College Placement Exams, and CLEP Exams. The College Student Center is a part of the LearningExpress Library dedicated to assisting students in reviewing the skills...
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You can learn the fundamentals of computers, the Internet and popular software applications with these easy-to-follow video tutorials with beginner- to advanced-level instruction.
The EBSCO eBook Collection is a collection of over 700 selected reference eBooks added to the Masterfile and Explora databases. These eBooks can be directly accessed through this link or found by...
Escolar
A Spanish-language resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish
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What is Explora for High School?Designed specifically for high school students, this database contains full text for pop
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Full-text magazine & newspaper articles for middle school homework.
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Magazine articles, biographies and images on a variety of topics, for students in grades K-8. Library card and pin required when outside the library.
High School Equivalency Center
 The High School Equivalency Center is a part of the LearningExpress Library that supports students working to complete their high school equivalency. 
What are Historical Magazine Archives from EBSCO?EBSCO offers full text historical runs of select major magazines dating from the 1800’s forward.  Seven archives are available now in conne
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Patrons may use any image included on ImageQuest™ for personal non-commercial (not for...
LearningExpress
Practice Tests, Tutorials, Job Searching and Resume Building
Lynda for Libraries
Courses and tutorials cover a variety of topic and skill areas including office productivity applications, databases, spreadsheets, Photoshop, multimedia production, business savvy, specialized...
Free Lynda.Com Courses
COVID-19 has changed the way people are working - many people are working remotely, or unfortunately, not at all.
Magazines
Full text articles from more than 2,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers
National Geographic Logo
An online database housing magazine issues, images and maps produced by National Geographic.  The content includes the complete run of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to 2015 with over 7400...
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Books, videos, magazines and pictures produced by National Geographic for children
NoveList K-8
For Kids: Find your next great read! For Teachers: Great resource for Common Core connections!
Online Archive of California
The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 200 contributing institutions including libraries,...
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A streaming collection of Great Courses Instructional videos and ASL Signed Stories videos available on the OverDrive platform. 
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center presents multiple sides of an issue providing rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand...
School Center
School center is a part of LearningExpress Library focusing on resources to help school aged students develop subject skills in elementary, middle and high school.
Mission San Diego De Alcala
California Indians, explorers, missions, ranchos and more.
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 Local History & Culture provides access to digitized images, documents and more that illuminate Sonoma County history and culture.
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Thousands of resources to explore fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment. 
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Free online access to 24-hour resumé review drop off, live help and thousands of resources.
Maps and Animals
Articles, photos, and maps of habitat areas of animals around the world.