Blogs: Research & eResources

  • 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
  • Spotlight on eResources - ProCitizenUnited States flag

    Studying for the American citizenship test is easy with ProCitizen. Watch short videos and take quizzes to help remember what you need to know. ProCitizen is a new feature of Pronunciator, one of the library's online language learning eResources. Log in to Pronunciator (free with your library card!) and select English (US) for both "I speak..." and "I want to learn..." to find ProCitizen and get started.
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Monday, July 20, 2015 - 8:15 AM | Comments: 0
  • Spotlight on eResources - Legal Information Reference CenterNolo - Always Dad cover

    Nolo Press is a top publisher of legal self-help books which include ready-to-use blank forms to make the paperwork easy. Whether you need help with personal, family or business law, you can find it online for free with your library card using Ebsco's Legal Information Reference Center.
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Monday, July 6, 2015 - 8:33 AM | Comments: 0