Science & Technology

Featured Online Resources

AtoZ Maps Online

Digital Information Products for Libraries | World Trade PressAtoZ Maps Online provides a wide variety of city, state, and country maps – both current and historical. You can find climate, ecology, and topographic maps. There are historical maps and maps about empires and exploration. It even includes a section about world flags!

Science Database

College-level science research including 7.3 million full text articles from over 1,600 sources. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and engineering literature.

Science In Context

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

  • TED-Ed – Educational lessons built around TED talks
  • Code Academy – Learn to code, interactively, for free online
  • NASA Pubspace – Easy public access to peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research. Full-text and available online
  • Science Matters – A scientific journal publishing peer-reviewed research from a variety of fields that makes all published content, including raw data, publicly available
  • eLife – An open-access journal that publishes promising research in the life and biomedical science fields
  • Frontiers – A community-rooted, open access research publisher
  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics – These famous lectures are available for free online.
  • 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