Online Resources

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

San Jose Library Card and PIN needed for home access to these online resources:

Statue of Liberty
AtoZ the USA

Facts and news about each state, including history, maps, symbols, climate, economy, demographics and schools. Great for travel planning and for school state reports.

sunglasses, camera, pen, and two U.S. passports lying atop a map of the world
AtoZ World Travel

Get information on major cities worldwide, including current news, info about currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, and other important information for travelers.

 

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.

famous world monuments rising out of the continents
Global Road Warrior

Get information on countries worldwide, including current news, info about currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, and other important information for business travelers and tourists.


Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life

3rded. 2017. Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas & Africa. Covers history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.


Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

14thed. 2017.  Offers information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.