eLearning & Articles

See the complete alphabetical eLearning list without descriptions: eLearning by Name

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Biography in Context

Find hundreds of thousands of biographical entries, past and present, from around the world.  From Gale.

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California Room Local History Resources

San Jose Public Library's California Room page has digitized local collections and other local history resources.

Sanborn Maps - San Jose California
Digital Sanborn Maps (For San José and Other California Communities, 1867-1970)

Detailed historical street maps that include building outlines, property boundaries, and natural features.

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MyHeritage Library Edition

Find ancestors and research genealogy.  Includes census records, birth, marriage, & death records, military records, newspaper articles, and family trees.

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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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Web Resources about Geneaology

These web resources have been selected for you by librarians.

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World History in Context

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