eLearning & Articles

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

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

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Learn about current social issues with pro/con viewpoint essays, periodical articles, biographies, images, podcasts and more. Provided by Gale.

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OverDrive

Ebooks in English, Español, 中文, русский; (Spanish, Chinese, and Russian).

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Photo & Art Magazines from RBdigital

Complete full color magazines to read on your device or computer, including Digital Photo, ArtNews, Shutterbug, and Drawing.

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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Complete poems and short stories, criticism, and information about poets and authors.

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PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore topics including ecosystems & biomes, energy & matter, natural disasters, space science, and more.

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PowerKnowledge Life Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore topics including animals, food chains & food webs; green living; habitats & ecosystems; the human body; life cycles; plants; and survival & adaptation.

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PowerKnowledge Physical Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore key science topics including atoms and molecules; elements and the periodic table; energy and matter; force and motion; and temperature and measurement.

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Pressbooks

Create a professional-looking eBook, or format your book for printing. When you're done, submit your eBook to Library Journal's SELF-e project. Create an account at BiblioBoard Library.

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PrivCo

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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ProCitizen

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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Pronunciator

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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RBdigital Magazines

Complete, full-color magazines with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download to your computer, phone, or tablet.

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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.

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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.

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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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Science in Context

Science in Context  will no longer be available after June 30. Find information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

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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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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.