Online Resources

See the complete alphabetical online resources list without descriptions: Online Resources by Name

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Get business and financial data on non-publicly traded companies. Includes information about VC fundings, private equity deals, private mergers and acquisitions, and private market investors.

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Prepare for the US Naturalization Test through practice tests, exercises, and activities. Learn more.


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ProCitizen en Español

Prepárese para su examen de Naturalización de los Estados Unidos con pruebas de práctica, materiales y actividades de estudio. 

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Learn conversational skills and grammar for over 80 languages. Some languages include special modules for children, feature-length films, music, and poetry.

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Listen to eAudiobooks and read eMagazines in one app

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ReferenceUSA Business Directory

Access detailed directory information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses, including address, sales, headquarter and subsidiary information, and SIC and NAICS numbers. 

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Rich's Online Directory (Bay Area)

Directory information for Bay Area companies.

Rock's Backpages

Articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop, by the finest music writers of the last 50 years. Login in via the sidebar with your library card number.

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Safari Books Online

An online ebook and video collection with a focus on technology, programming, development, network administration and digital media.

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San José Mercury News (Newsbank) (1985-present)

Full-text articles and death notices, excluding classifieds and other ads, from the San José Mercury News. Includes articles on news/current events from other sources.

San Jose Mercury News
San José Mercury News - Digital Microfilm, 1/2009 to current

Access high resolution digital scans of the San José Mercury News, from January, 2009 through the current year.

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School Center - LearningExpress Library

Offers test preparation, homework help, and skill building for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Science Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Small Business Reference Center

Full-text books from Nolo Press and other publishers, sample legal forms and videos on starting a company, operations management, sales, growing or rescuing a business.

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Original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and resources on K–12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.

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Treehouse (Technology Learning)

Learn to design and develop websites and mobile apps. Improve business skills in project management, marketing, and finance. Most courses are at a professional level. Learn more about sign up.

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Tuition Funding Sources

Find scholarships, loans and financial aid.

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Get homework help from a live tutor or use study guides, worksheets, and tutorials on common subjects, and various state standardized tests. For elementary through college age students. Learn more.

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Get help with test prep, job searching, and more.  Includes GED and Citizenship exams. Get your resume/cover letter reviewed by trained professionals. 

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U.S. History in Context

Get contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. 

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United States History and Government Websites for Kids

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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Value Line Investment Survey

Access in-depth financial information, research, commentary, and analysis for stocks.

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Web Resources about Computers and Technology

These web resources have been selected for you by librarians.

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Web Resources about Elections, Politics and Voting

These web resources have been selected for you by librarians.