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

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

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

Input your own text and images to create a professional-looking eBook, or format the book for printing. When you're done, submit your eBook to Library Journal's SELF-e project.

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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.

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

NOTE: If you prefer to access ProCitizen on a mobile device, use the Pronunciator app and select "I speak English" and "I want to learn American English."

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

NOTA: Si prefiere acceder ProCitizen desde un dispositivo móvil, utilice la aplicación Pronunciator y seleccione "Hablo Español," y "Quiero Aprender Inglés (americano)."

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

Access detailed directory information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses, including address, sales, headquarter and subsidiary information, and SIC and NAICS numbers. Find job listings, access company information and apply for jobs all in one place.

Directory information for Bay Area companies.

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.

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

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

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

Find information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.  Content includes reference works, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Provided by Gale.

Websites for children's homework selected by librarians.

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.

An online eBook collection that includes technology eBooks published by O'Reilly.

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. To create a new Treehouse account, please complete this form. If you already have a San José Public Library account with Treehouse, proceed directly to the Treehouse site.

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