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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. 

Pronunciator

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

Reference Solutions 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. 

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.

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 José Mercury News Home Access

Full access to current news and limited access to archives. Mercury News digital website.

San José Mercury News Online

Unlimited access to the Mercury News - In Library only
Note: In Library Only

Scholastic Teachables

Easy to print lesson plans, worksheets, and activities on a wide variety of subjects for PreK - 8 educators.

Short Édition

Read short works of fiction from local and international writers, or submit your own to the Short Edition collection.

SimplyE

Access a variety of eBooks and eAudiobooks from one app! Titles include ePub format titles from Overdrive, cloudLibrary, RBDigital, enki, Axis360, and more.
Note: Does not work with desktop/laptop browsers.

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.

TeachingBooks.net

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.

The Great Courses Libby Collection

Enjoy over 250 streaming video courses taught by top professors and instructors.
Note: Streaming video - must have internet connection

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.

Tuition Funding Sources

Find scholarships, loans and financial aid.

Tutor.com

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

Tutor.com Adult Education and Career Center

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

U.S. History in Context

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

United States Census Bureau

The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the nation's leading provider of quality data about its people and economy.

United States Copyright Office

The US Copyright Office offers services and support to creators and users of creative works. Use the site to research, register a copyright, or record a document.

Value Line Investment Survey

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

VetNow & JobNow

Chat online with job search coaches regarding resume help, interview practice, and more. VetNow offers live help for navigating veteran resources and benefits.
Note: Live coaching is available daily 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST. Support materials are available 24/7.

Wall Street Journal Home Access

Full access to current news and limited access to archives (4 years). Wall Street Journal digital website
Note: Please do not share the sign-on credentials with any other person.