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Academic OneFile | (Gale)
Collection of journals covering physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and more. It includes full-text of the New York Times back to 1985. FULL TEXT 1980 - present
Academic Search Complete | (EBSCO)
Multi-disciplinary database, with 7,100 full-text periodicals, including 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. It offers indexing and abstracts for 11,200 journals and 11,700 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. FULL TEXT 1865 - present
Adult Learning Center | (LearningExpress Library)
Tests and courses for math, reasoning, reading, writing, and grammar. Also try the searchable eBooks (link on right side of home page) for over 150 career topics and study aids. Current
African American Music Reference | (Alexander Street)
Essays, images and liner notes covering jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrels, R&B, gospel, and more.
Accessible only in the Main Library
Printable full-text automotive diagnostic and repair information manuals. 1982 - present
America’s News | (NewsBank)
U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources (printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos). Includes 150 different California titles, including Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury News, and Oakland Tribune. FULL TEXT Current
American Book Prices Current | (ABPC)
Accessible only in the Main Library
Auction records for books, manuscripts, autographs, maps, and broadsides sold in the US, UK, and other parts of Europe, from September 1975-present. Each record gives title, format, date of publication, edition, limitation (number of copies printed), and price of sale. Updated monthly. Sept 1975-present
American Song | (Alexander Street)
Audio recordings to support the teaching of American musical traditions including country, folk, jazz, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, R&B and shape note singing. Find songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.
Ancestry Library Edition | (ProQuest)
Accessible only in the Main Library and Branches
Genealogical and historical research resources. Includes census, military, court, land, probate, vital and church records; directories; passenger lists, and more. FULL TEXT Pre-1790 present
Archives of Sexuality and Gender | (Gale Cengage)
LGBTQ history and activism, cultural/policy studies, psychology, health, political science, and other related areas of research. Includes the “Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin, and the Daughters of Bilitis” (1955-1984) and “Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis” (1966-1984) document collections. FULL TEXT 1940 - present
Art Full Text | (Wilson)
Articles, interviews, film reviews, book reviews, bibliographies, exhibition listings, conference reports, anthologies, and editorials covering a wide range of art subjects FULL TEXT 1929 - present
Artists File | SFPL
Newspaper clippings, announcements of gallery shows, obituaries, magazine articles, or exhibit catalogs featuring artists and architects who have lived or worked in the San Francisco Bay Area.
AutoMate | (EBSCO)
Current, accurate, and authoritative auto service and repair information — including step-by-step repair procedures, wiring diagrams, labor estimates, and much more.
Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook | (Center for the Study of Services)
Nonprofit consumer organization providing information to help consumers make smarter choices. Checkbook surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products. NOTE: If you are having trouble connecting to this resource, use this alternate URL.
Biographical Information Guide
How to find biographical information at SFPL
Biography in Context | (Gale)
Full text biographies and articles on contemporary and historical figures worldwide. FULL TEXT 1927 - present
BookFlix | (Scholastic)
Online early literacy resource that combines storybooks with video. For pre-kindergartners to third graders.
Books in Print | (R.R. Bowker)
International publication information on books, ebooks, audiobooks, and video titles. Includes Spanish Books in Print, Fiction Connection, and Non-Fiction Connection Current
Books24x7 | (Skillsoft)
Library card number required.
More than 13,500 full-text technology and business eBooks from 210 publishers, plus 25,000 IT & Desktop Video tutorials from industry experts.
Homework help program providing on-demand, one-to-one homework help in English, Spanish, and Cantonese for K-12, college students, and adult learners in math, science, digital literacy, English, social studies and other subjects. The service offers writing assistance, a practice test center (including California State tests, GRE, GED, SAT, ACT and more), test preparation through a flashcard tool, digital literacy assistance and a 24/7 question center. The Adult Learning Center offers live academic tutoring, live skills tutoring, writing assistance and job-related interview coaching and resume lab.
Business Insights: Global | (Gale)
Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.
Business Source Complete | (EBSCO)
Definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals dating back to 1886 are included. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals. FULL TEXT 1886 - current
California Legal Forms | (Gale)
Thousands of printable legal forms specific to California.
CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online | (OCLC)
Collection of 100,000 high-resolution images from museums around the world, including Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and SFMOMA. Images are rights-cleared for educational use. 3000 BCE - present
Clase Periódica | (FirstSearch)
Índice de revistas latinoamericanas sobre ciencia y humanidades. 1975 - present
Classical Music in Video | (Alexander Street)
Classical music performances and masterclasses—approximately 1,500 performances in all. Stream online from your computer or mobile device.
Classical Music Library | (Alexander Street)
Stream tens of thousands of classical recordings, many of which have links to supplementary reference information. The collection ranges from Medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde.
Classical Music Reference Library | (Alexander Street)
Essays, images, and liner notes from Dictionary of Music, Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Student Encyclopedia of Music by Baker and other sources
Classical Scores Library: Volumes I & II | (Alexander Street)
Essential classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 45,000 musical scores. It encompasses all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary.
College catalogs for 2-Year, 4-Year, and Graduate Schools FULL TEXT 1993 - present
Consumer Health Complete | (EBSCO)
Health and wellness coverage from mainstream medicine to the perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Topics include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, etc. FULL TEXT Current
Contemporary Womens Issues - CWI
Womens studies literature from journals, newsletters, and reports. FULL TEXT 1992 - present
Contemporary World Music | (Alexander Street)
Listen to individual recordings in genres like world dance, reggae, world beat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing, jazz, and more.
Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe. It includes four editions: the World Edition (for junior high school students and up) and the Kids, States, and Canadian Provinces editions (for upper elementary school students).
Dance in Video | (Alexander Street)
Dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance.
Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) | (ProQuest)
Database of all aspects of design and crafts, from textiles and ceramics to vehicle design, advertising and sustainability. FULL TEXT 1973 - present
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
Digitized photographs and collections on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) platform, including images from the San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection.
Dissertations Abstracts | (FirstSearch)
Index to dissertations and theses from institutions in North America and Europe. 1861 - present
Dorothy Starr Sheet Music Collection | SFPL
Index to over 10,000 popular songs from the Dorothy Starr Sheet Music Collection at the San Francisco Public Library.
eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary) | (EBSCO)
Thousands of ebooks covering business, technology, and other non-fiction subjects. FULL TEXT 1955 - present
eBooks & eAudiobooks from Axis 360 | (Baker & Taylor)
Adult bestsellers, nonfiction titles, and collections for children and teens. Use the Axis 360 all-in-one app for Android, iOS, and Kindle Fire devices; or read or listen to content in a web browser.
eBooks & eAudiobooks from OverDrive
Adult bestsellers, nonfiction titles, and collections for children and teens. Titles are also available in Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and French. Read or listen to content in your web browser or use the Libby app to get started quickly.
ECO (Electronic Collections Online) | (FirstSearch)
Index to more than 3,000 scholarly journals in all subject areas. 1995 present
Encyclopædia Britannica Online
Access to the entire Encyclopædia Britannica, Comptons, Britannica Elementary, and Britannica Concise; and a dictionary, world atlas, and video content. FULL TEXT Current
Enki eBooks | (Califa)
Created by Califa and Bay Area libraries, this eBooks collection contains titles for children and adults, and self-published works from Smashwords. Read online or download to devices compatible with the EPUB format. Not compatible with Kindle eReaders.
ERIC | (FirstSearch)
Index to journal articles and reports in education.
ESL & Languages | (Kanopy)
More than 230 videos on ESL instruction, learning Spanish, The Great Courses language series, and documentaries on language studies
Ethnic NewsWatch | (ProQuest)
Full text articles in both English and Spanish of more than 250 newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. FULL TEXT 1960 present
Fakebooks | SFPL
Database of fakebooks in the reference collection of San Francisco Public Library. Fakebooks are printed music collections that contain simplified versions of songs and instrumental music.
Fashion Archives | (ProQuest)
Complete historical archives of Vogue (1892-), Harper’s Bazaar (1867-), Women’s Wear Daily (1910-), women’s interest magazines, and (1883-2005), and Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) (1973-).
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text | (EBSCO)
Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Includes more than 380 publications as well as full text for more than 120 journals, and 100 books. FULL TEXT 1914 - present
Flipster Digital Magazines | (EBSCO)
Stream popular digital magazine titles online from a computer or download them to a smartphone or tablet using the mobile app for offline reading.
Foundation Center | (Funding Information Network)
Accessible only in the Main Library
Access Foundation Center databases, directories, fundraising and philanthropy publications, and training resources through the national/international Funding Information Network.
Gale Courses | Gale
Instructor-led courses for professional development and personal enrichment. Online courses start every month and run for six weeks. Please read the Requirements section of the course description for any special software needs. Registration required.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online | (Alexander Street)
Essays and images covering music from around the world.
GenderWatch | (ProQuest)
Full text periodicals and other publications on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. FULL TEXT 1970 - present
General OneFile | (Gale)
Comprehensive database for finding articles. Nearly 3,000 full text periodical titles and millions of full text articles, many with images. FULL TEXT 1980 - present
Global Newsstream | (ProQuest)
Recent global news content and archives dating back to the 1980s, featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. News streams included: Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.
GPO Monthly Catalog | (FirstSearch)
Index to U.S. government publications. 1976 - present
GreenFILE | (EBSCO)
Covering the connections between the environment and the disciplines of agriculture, education, law, health, and technology, with indexing and abstracts for more than 850,000 records and full text for 13,000 records.
Grolier Online | (Scholastic)
Grolier Online is a collection of the full versions of many popular encyclopedia. This collection includes: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals and The New Book of Popular Science. FULL TEXT
Current nonprofit data on more than 2.5 million organizations, including authoritative data from several IRS sources. (guidestar.org)
Harper’s Bazaar Archive | (ProQuest)
A comprehensive, searchable historical archive of Harper’s Bazaar. Note: Issues between 1870 and 1962 and earliest years issues (1867-) will be available in 2017. FULL TEXT 1867 - present
Health & Wellness Resource Center | (Gale)
In-depth, authoritative health information from a variety of sources. FULL TEXT 1980 - present
HelpNow | (Brainfuse)
The Brainfuse online homework help program provides on demand, one-to-one homework help in English, Spanish and Cantonese for K-12, college students and adult learners in math, science, digital literacy, English, social studies and other subjects. In addition, the service offers writing assistance, a practice test center (including California State tests, GRE, GED, SAT, ACT and more), test preparation through a flashcard tool, digital literacy assistance and a 24/7 question center. The Adult Learning Center offers live academic tutoring, live skills tutoring, writing assistance and job-related interview coaching and resume lab.
Resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes the U.S. Federal Census, the PERSI index, Freedmans bank records, local and family histories, and more. FULL TEXT Pre-1790 - present
History Resource Center: US | (Gale)
U.S. history resources for undergraduate and high school research. FULL TEXT 1983 - present
History Resource Center: World | (Gale)
World History resources for undergraduate and high school research. FULL TEXT 1980 present
hoopla | (Midwest Tape)
Stream popular eBooks, movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks on a computer, or download them your mobile device using the Hoopla app. Check our FAQ for software requirements and other details.
Informe! | (Gale)
Texto completo de revistas latinoamericanas. Búsqueda en español o inglés. FULL TEXT 1999 - present
InfoTrac Newsstand | (Gale)
Full text articles from over 1000 US and international newspapers. FULL TEXT 1980 - present
Jazz Music Library | (Alexander Street)
Largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres, including 5,000+ albums and 60,000+ tracks.
Job Search & Workplace Skills | (LearningExpress Library)
Find online tutorials on business writing, job search and networking skills, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and tips on how to succeed at work. Current
JobNow | (Brainfuse)
JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.
Jobs & Careers Resources | (SFPL)
Find here an array of resources related to jobs and careers, such as eBooks, electronic databases, library created video tutorials, online guides, classes and special events scheduled in the library.
Full text academic journals going back to 1838. FULL TEXT 1838 - 3 years ago
Films and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Check our FAQ for software requirements and other details.
Stream features, documentaries, and independent films with the Kanopy app on smartphones, tablets, and computers. Check our FAQ for software requirements and other details.
Kids InfoBits | (Gale)
Full text articles and reference content for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. FULL TEXT 1986 - present
Accessible only in the Main Library
Business to business directory of 1.6 million companies worldwide. Current
La Nueva Enciclopedia CUMBRE
Enciclopedia general para hispanohablantes y estudiantes de español. FULL TEXT
LearningExpress Library 3.0
Online practice tests, based on the official exams for SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT, Civil Service jobs, ASVAB and many more. Download ebooks related to Jobs and Careers Skills, or watch video tutorials on basic computer/Internet skills and popular software. Included the updated 2014 GED test preparation content.
LGBT Life | (EBSCO)
Full text and abstracts of articles from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender periodicals and monographs. FULL TEXT
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts With Full Text (LISTA)
Index to more than 600 periodicals on library and information science topics. This database also contains full text for more than 240 journals. FULL TEXT 1965 present
LibraryAware | (EBSCO)
Sign up to receive reading suggestions on a variety of topics in regularly e-mailed newsletters.
Literature Criticism Online | (Gale)
An extensive compilation of literary commentary that represents a wide range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras & genres. The database consists of the complete back files & current volumes of 8 titles: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, Shakespearean Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism. FULL TEXT
Literature Resource Center | (Gale)
Biographies, articles, criticism, overviews, glossary, and more on writers and literature. FULL TEXT
Los Angeles Times | (ProQuest)
Full text coverage of national, international, and local news. FULL TEXT 1985 - current
Los Angeles Times Historical | (ProQuest)
Complete full-text run of the Los Angeles Times, from 1881 to 1993. (For current LA Times articles go to this page.) FULL TEXT 1881 - 1993
Library card number required.
Video instruction from industry experts on business, software, technology, photography, social media, and creative skills.
Interactive language-learning platform, offering more than 70 different languages and 18 different ESL courses.
MasterFILE Complete | (EBSCO)
Comprehensive database for finding articles on all topics; with full text for more than 2000 periodicals. FULL TEXT 1975 present
Global resource of data on financial, corporate, and business data, as well as business news, demographic information, and employment. Also includes data from the D&B Million Dollar Database.
U.S. and international company financials, ratios, news, and annual reports. FULL TEXT 1990 - present
Accommodates 6 simultaneous users
Financial data on stocks, funds, and industries, with analyst reports, portfolio screenings, and other tools for making investment decisions. FULL TEXT Current
Music & Performing Arts | (Alexander Street)
Search all the Alexander Street music and performing arts streaming databases in one place: American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library and Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.
Music Index | (EBSCO)
Music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. It contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 475 periodicals; and book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals.
Musicians and Performing Artists File | SFPL
Alphabetical listing of musicians, musical groups, actors, and directors who have lived and/or worked in the San Francisco Bay Area.
New York Times Digital
Access to the New York Times website. If you are accessing New York Times outside the library, click HERE. (Remote access users are allowed 72 hours of continuous access at a time. Redeem another code for an additional 72 hours of access.) You must create an account for access. Click “Log In” and “Sign Up” to create an account with your personal email address, or log in if you already have created an account.
New York Times Historical | (ProQuest)
Complete full-text run of the New York Times, from Sep 18, 1851 to four years ago. FULL TEXT 1851 - 4 years ago
New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast) | (ProQuest)
Full text coverage of national, international, and local news. FULL TEXT 1980 - present
Newspaper ARCHIVE Library Edition | (ProQuest)
An online database that provides searchable access to more than 300 hundred years of local historical newspapers dating back to the 17th century. The full collection of NewspaperARCHIVE Library Edition contains more than 130 million digitized pages of content from over 6,000 newspapers throughout North America, the UK, and other select countries worldwide.
Newspaper Clipping Files | SFPL
Clippings of the daily and Sunday editions of the San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle. Other publications include the Bay Guardian, S.F. Arts Monthly, Nob Hill Gazette, SF Weekly and the Independent, and several neighborhood newsletters. In addition to newspaper clippings, these files contain catalogues, programs, schedules and brochures.
Newspaper Source Plus | (EBSCO)
Newspaper Source Plus includes 1,520 full-text newspapers, providing more than 28 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 601,300 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts. FULL TEXT 1985 - current
Newsstand | (ProQuest)
See US Newsstream.
Northern California Composers | SFPL
Listing of composers active in Northern California since the 1840s. All names included may be found in dictionaries and directories - both published and unpublished - from 1934 to the present
NoveList | (EBSCO)
Guide to suggested reading for all ages with reviews and other features. FULL TEXT
Novelist for children and teens. Includes resources for teachers and librarians. FULL TEXT
Opera in Video | (Alexander Street)
Selections of the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses, covering the operatic canon.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center | (Gale)
Find “pro” and “con” arguments on controversial social issues. FULL TEXT 1983 - present
Orchestral Music Sets | SFPL
Library users can use the sets within the Library. Sets are loaned to organizations that have established agreements with the Art, Music and Recreation Center of the San Francisco Public Library.
Oxford Art Online
Not accessible on library catalog stations.
Most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today: Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms; and many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Over 55,000 biographies describing the lives of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond. FULL TEXT
Oxford English Dictionary
Authoritative guide to English language meaning, history, usage, and pronunciation. FULL TEXT 1000 - present
Oxford Music Online
Includes The Oxford Companion to Music (2002), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, individual works, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and Grove Dictionary of Opera online. FULL TEXT Published 2001
PapersFirst | (FirstSearch)
Index to papers presented at conferences worldwide. 1993 - present
Pennies to Plans
Five easy step-by-step modules to help you learn the financial essentials: budgeting, saving, credit, insurance, and retirement. Pennies to Plans is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through: Smartinvesting@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association. (PenniesToPlans.org)
Periodical Finder (SerialsSolutions)
Find out where to access full-text periodicals online through our database subscriptions or in print at the library. FULL TEXT
Physicians’ Desk Reference for Prescription Drugs
Search over 2,300 drug names to view trusted, reliable drug guides written for the patient. (pdr.net)
Prepare for an Occupation Exam | (LearningExpress Library)
A collection of online test preparation materials for occupations requiring licensing, certification, aptitude tests and other career preparation. Current
PressReader | (ProQuest)
A collection of 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages, many providing same day publication with a 60-day back file. Searchable by country, title, and date. FULL TEXT Current
Price It! Antiques & Collectibles | (Gale)
Pricing tool for antiques and collectibles in more than 100 categories. Pricing information comes from online auctions (eBay), online antique dealers (GoAntiques & TIAS), and land-based auction houses.
ProceedingsFirst | (FirstSearch)
Index to worldwide conference proceedings. 1993 - present
Indexing, abstracting and selected full text of U.S. Congressional information. FULL TEXT Current
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection | (EBSCO)
Topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods from nearly 400 journals. FULL TEXT 1965 - current
Psychology Collection | (Gale)
This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Researchers will have access to nearly 500 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals - many cited in the PsycINFO index. FULL TEXT 1980 - current
Qikan, Chinese Magazines | (Dragonsource)
200 current, popular Chinese language magazines published in China. Available in either traditional or simplified characters. FULL TEXT 1999 - present
Detailed social & educational statistics for California. FULL TEXT 1983 - present
Rare Book Hub
Database of rare, antiquarian, and collectible books and related ephemeral material – manuscripts, letters, maps, posters, broadsides, photographs, and prints (works on paper).
Stream popular magazines on demand or download them to a mobile device for offline reading. Titles are also available in Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Vietnamese, and French. (Formerly Zinio Digital Magazines) FULL TEXT
Readers Guide Retrospective | (Wilson)
Index to the most popular, general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 to 1982. 1890 - 1982
Reference USA Directory | (Infogroup)
U.S. business and residential telephone directories, with detailed business information. For “the white pages,” search the U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles database within ReferenceUSA. Download limit: 250. Current
Reference USA Job Help | (Infogroup)
Search for job openings (powered by Indeed.com) using a quick search or custom search form, and research companies all in one database. ReferenceUSA is a business directory as well as a job listings search engine. ‘Job Help’ links to resources on the Internet for resume writing, interviewing, aptitude testing, salary estimates, and others.
Regional Business News | (EBSCO)
Full text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering U.S. metropolitan and rural areas. FULL TEXT 1988 - present
Music journalism from the 1960s to the present, including audio interviews from Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, and Kurt Cobain, and more. FULL TEXT
Immersive language-learning platform, offering 30 languages to further ESL learning and language-learning for business and vacation travel. Rosetta Stone Help: English | Chinese | Spanish (PDF) If you’re new to Rosetta Stone, please watch this short informative video tutorial.
Russian / NIS Publications | (East View)
A variety of newspapers and periodicals from Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, Caucasus, and the Baltic states. Also includes several English-language newspapers. FULL TEXT 1980 present
Safari Tech Books Online
Accommodates 40 simultaneous users. Usage of this resource will be high at the start of the academic year. Sessions are may be unavailable during peak times.
Instant online access to current eBooks covering technology, business, creative, and digital media. FULL TEXT Current
Salem History | (Salem Press)
Online versions of Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives and Milestone Documents in American History. Search by keyword, or browse by subject.
SAMS Photofact Repair Manuals
Accessible only in the Main Library
Small consumer electronics, diagrams, instructions and data for the repair technician. Schematics for radios, TVs, stereos, and VCRs. 1946 - present
San Francisco Chronicle Current and Historical | (Newsbank)
Full page and article images with searchable full text of the Historical San Francisco Chronicle from 1865-2014+. Note: Some article images may still be unavailable. FULL TEXT 1865-present
San Francisco Chronicle Historical | (Newsbank)
Full page and article images with searchable full text of the Historical San Francisco Chronicle from 1865-2014+. Note: Some article images may still be unavailable. FULL TEXT 1865-2014+
San Francisco Chronicle Historical | (ProQuest)
Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. (For current SF Chronicle articles use: Newspapers | (NewsBank) FULL TEXT 1865-1922
San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
More than 43,000 photographs of San Francisco and California scenes. 1850 - present
Sanborn Maps California | (ProQuest)
Digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps. 1867-1970
Science Online | (Facts on File)
A broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.\\r\\n Current
Searching for Songs | SFPL
Locating songs can be very simple or can require detailed research. Because no single approach is complete, a number of different strategies are offered for finding and verifying the titles of popular songs.
SFPL Recursos Útiles
Información en español en Internet, y recursos de informacion en linea para hispohablantes.
Small Business Collection | (Gale)
Insights, tips, strategies, and success stories from academic, general, professional, and trade publications, including 280 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. FULL TEXT 1980 - 2010
Small Business Resource Center | (Gale)
Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Sample business plans, how-to guides, articles, and websites are included. FULL TEXT Current
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries® | (Alexander Street)
Produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, this virtual encyclopedia of the world’s musical and aural traditions includes online resources that support the preservation of diverse musical forms.
Social Studies Fact Cards: California Edition | (Toucan Valley Publications)
Information on California Missions, California Native Americans, Governors, Ranchos, and other California-specific topics. (Online version of Fact Cards Series)
Something About the Author | (Gale)
Biographies of 12,000 famous and new children’s authors and illustrators, with interviews, photographs, and samples of their work. FULL TEXT 1976 - present
Accessible only in the Main Library
Quantitative data and statistics from 21 market sectors, with data on over 80,000 topics from over 18,000 sources.
Student Resources in Context | (Gale)
Curriculum-targeted resources include primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, magazines, newspapers, photographs and illustrations, and audio and video clips. FULL TEXT 1980 - present
Teen Health & Wellness | (Rosen Publishing)
Expert health and wellness information for teens. Topics include drugs and alcohol, suicide and bullying, LGBTQ issues, and much more. FULL TEXT Current
First time users must sign up for a Treehouse account. Please allow 48 hours for requests to be processed.
UDN (United Daily News)
UDN offers eBooks and news published in traditional Chinese characters. Subject areas include health, business, Chinese history, travel, and language learning. Fiction works include romance, suspense, Kung Fu, and collections for children and young adults, as well as translated titles from Asia and Europe.
Ulrichs Web Periodicals Directory
A bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world.
US Newsstream | (ProQuest)
U.S. news dating back to the 1980s, including newspapers like Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. Also includes newswires and blogs, as well as local and regional newspapers. (Formerly Newsstand) FULL TEXT 1979-present
Find the latest financial information and ratings for various investments, including investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles.
Vocational and Career Collection | (EBSCO)
Vocational and technical libraries for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public, with full text for 340 trade and industry-related periodicals and indexing and abstracts for 600 journals FULL TEXT 1985 - present
Vocations and Careers Collection | (Gale)
More than 300, largely full-text general career guides and highly specialized industry journals 1980 - present
Vogue Archive | (ProQuest)
Complete searchable historical archives of American Vogue (1892-Present). FULL TEXT 1892 - present
Wall Street Journal | (ProQuest)
Access full text articles and abstracts from the Wall Street Journal. FULL TEXT 2010 - present
Web News | (EBSCO)
Real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics.
Financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions, and insurance companies; sovereign debt ratings; and investment ratings on the shares of publicly traded companies, mutual funds, closed-end funds, and ETFs. FULL TEXT
Women’s Magazine Archive | (ProQuest)
Full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines, with high-resolution color and feature detailed article-level indexing. FULL TEXT
Women’s Wear Daily | (ProQuest)
Complete historical archive of US fashion trade publication, Women’s Wear Daily. FULL TEXT 1910 - present
WorldCat | (FirstSearch)
A catalog of books, periodicals, online resources and other materials in libraries worldwide. Interface available in both English and Spanish.