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Articles, Magazines & Newspapers

  • Academic OneFileArticles from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources.
  • General OneFile: A general periodical database with full-text magazines and newspapers.
  • The New York Times: Enjoy free access to The New York Times by registering within the Library or from outside the Library. Access provided by the California State Library.

Business & Consumer Information

Ebooks and Downloadable Audiobooks


    Local History

    Museum Passes

    • Discover & Go: Download free passes to museums throughout the Bay Area.


    • Archives Unbound: Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level.
    • Biography in Context: Information on everyone from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers.
    • ChiltonLibrary: Auto repair and maintenance information.
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library: A virtual reference library for research and homework.
    • Literature Resource Center: Articles, critical essays,and more on authors, their works, and literary movements.
    • Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Today's hottest social issues such as capital punishment, immigration, and the environment.
    • Science in Context: Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
    • Student Resources in Context: Find resources to support papers, projects, and presentations.
    • U.S. History in Context: An overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.
    • World History in Context: An overview that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people.

    Resource Guides

    • Citizenship Resources: United States citizenship information and links to agencies supporting immigrants.
    • One Degree: Find social services in your neighborhood.
    • SMC Connect: Find community services in San Mateo County.

    Test and Career Preparation

    • Testing & Education Reference CenterPrepare for standardized tests, research undergraduate and graduate programs, find tuition assistance, and explore careers.
    • SkillsoftEbooks and videos on business skills, productivity, compliance, and IT topics.