Blogs: Research & eResources

  • Spotlight on eResources - World History in ContextDo you know where to find the world's oldest recipe?

    Do you know where to find the world's oldest recipes? Use World History in Context and other eResources in the IN CONTEXT series to learn interesting facts and do research for homework. All this and more...free online with your library card.
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Monday, November 9, 2015 - 9:58 AM | Comments: 0
  • October: Domestic Violence Awareness MonthAwareness + Action = Social Change - Domestic Violence Awarness Month

    October has been observed as Domestic Violence Awareness month in the United States since 1987. According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, nearly one in four women and one in seven men have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 9:21 AM | Comments: 0
  • Spotlight on eResources - World Book for Kids onlineDo You Know What a Fairy Wren is?

    Do you know what a fairy wren is? Is it a storybook creature? Is it a bird? Look it up using World Book for Kids - a free eResource sponsored by your library.
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Monday, September 14, 2015 - 10:57 AM | Comments: 0
  • Spotlight on eResources - Hoopla Digitalhoopla

    San Jose Public Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, comics and eAudiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card.
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:30 AM | Comments: 4
  • Spotlight on eResources - MyHeritage (NEW!)MyHeritage Library Edition

    New! Find your roots with MyHeritage Library Edition. Type in a name and receive information from millions of sources from around the world, including census records, birth, marriage and death records, military records, newspaper articles, and family trees. In addition to learning about your ancestors, you may come across articles about yourself in the local newspaper of your childhood. SJPL library patrons now have free access to this international genealogy eResource. You can even search in 40 different languages.
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Monday, July 27, 2015 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 5