Featured Online Resources
CQ Researcher (available in library)
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CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short “sidebar” features round out the reports. Shorter “Hot Topics” articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.
Online access to Salem Press’ Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society, exploring how mathematics affects our daily lives in sociological, economic, and historical perspectives. The Salem History database also searches Encyclopedia of American Immigration, Great Lives from History: Inventors and Inventions, and Milestone Documents in World History.
Online collection of over 3,000 computer and technical ebooks, covering programming, design, desktop publishing, ecommerce, online business, hardware and more, from publishers such as O’Reilly, Wiley, Pretence Hall, and many more.
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Contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics, with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
Additional Suggested Resources
- ScienceDirect – Searchable resource for scientific, technical, and medical research. Explore journals, books and articles.
- IEEE Xplore Digital Library – Full text access to the world’s highest quality technical literature in engineering and technology
- TechBoomers – Free articles that teach people how to use technology to make their lives easier (and more fun!)
- Goodwill Community Foundation LearnFree – Self-paced tutorials for learning Everyday Life skills, Basic Math, Computer Programs, Mobile Apps, Reading, and much more
- San Jose Public Library Virtual Privacy lab – Resources selected by librarians to help patrons stay safe and protect their privacy online