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Online Resources
The San Bruno Library offers a number of online resources. To access library resources from home, you will need your library card numbe. Don't have a library card? Apply for one online!

Due to licensing agreements, Bay Area Consumers Checkbook is for in library use only.

SUBJECT LIST OF DATABASES
General (Includes a wide variety of topics)
Biographies
Business / Economics
Computer Science
eBooks
En Español
Health / Medicine

History
Homework Help
Language Learning
Literature
Product Reviews
Science
Social Issues


General (Includes a wide variety of topics)
Type your search into the Gale PowerSearch box below
and a number of databases will be searched all at once for your topic!
 
Academic OneFile ImageCoverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Gale Virtual Reference Library ImageDatabase of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.
General OneFile ImageNews and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.
Biographies
Biography in Context ImageBiographical entries from the history and geography fields.
Literature Resource Center ImageBiographies on authors and their works.
Science in Context Image Biographies on individuals related to the science field.
Business / Economics
Business Insights: Global ImageResearch and analyze companies, industries, and economies around the world.
Gale Directory Library ImageMultiple directories provide information, such as financial information, for companies.
Computer Science
Safari Tech Books Image eBooks geared specifically toward programmers and IT professionals.
eBooks
Cliffs Notes ImageeEnki is an eBook platform created by libraries in California with great content purchased directly from mainstream and indie publishers rather than through a vendor reseller.
OverDrive ImageDownload audiobooks and eBooks that can be used on a variety of devices.
En Español
Informe ImageCubre las noticias y eventos más corrientes, temas de cultura popular y muchas otras materias incluidas en las revistas hispánicas más populares.
Health / Medicine
Health & Wellness Resource Center ImageAccess to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials.
History
U.S. History in Context Image Information on U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
World History in Context ImageCollection of award-winning reference, full-text articles on world history.
Homework Help
Academic OneFile ImageSearch a number of databases all at once!
Academic OneFile ImageCoverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Biography in Context ImageBiographical entries spanning history and geography.
California Mission ImageeBooks describing the various California missions.

A username and password is needed to read a mission eBook:

username: missions
password: missions

Cliffs Notes ImageAce your tests and get homework help with summaries, character analyses, glossaries, quotes, essays, filmography and more.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Image Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.
General OneFile ImageNews and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.
Kids InfoBits ImageDatabase developed especially for children in Kindergarten through Grade 5.
Literature Resource Center ImageResearch on literary topics, authors and their works.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context ImageSocial issues, with viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites and articles.
Science in Context ImageInformation from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography.
Science in Context ImageSpark Notes help you to understand books, write papers and study for tests.
Student Resources in Context Image Information on all core subjects from science to literature to history.
U.S. History in Context Image Information on U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
World History in Context ImageCollection of award-winning reference, full-text articles on world history.
Tutor.com ImageFree live homework help and tutoring!
Language Learning
Mango Languages ImageMango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Mango can also help second language learners learn English and is available for those speaking Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese.
Literature
Cliffs Notes ImageAce your tests and get homework help with summaries, character analyses, glossaries, quotes, essays, filmography and more.
Literature Resource Image Research on literary topics, authors, and their works.
Science in Context ImageSpark Notes help you to understand books, write papers and study for tests.
Product Reviews
Bay Area Consumers Checkbook ImageConsumer information to help people get high quality services and products at the best possible prices in the Bay Area.
Due to licensing agreements, Bay Area Consumers Checkbook is for in library use only.
Science
Science In Context Image Information from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography.
Social Issues
Opposing Viewpoints in Context ImageSocial issues, with viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites and articles.