Databases

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 The online databases listed here are paid for by the library system for the use of registered borrowers. Due to copyright agreements and format restrictions, users are required to have a San Leandro Library card.




General Research


InfoTrac General OneFile

Gain instant access to literally thousands of magazines, news publications, and academic journals at your fingertips! Take advantage of trusted information from sources such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, and Popular Mechanics. (Gale)


Books & Literature


Novelist

Your guide to fiction! Novelist assists readers in finding new fiction by searching authors, titles, series or plots. Browse through lists of recommendations and awards. Explore popular titles, topics and author biographies. Find materials for book discussion groups and more. (EBSCO)

Literature Resource Center

Reading between the lines has never been easier! Download author biographies (more than the 140,000 available), author interviews, plot summaries, literary criticism essays and literary journal articles. With this web resource you can understand Shakespeare the author and his plays. (Gale)


History

American History Online

Explore more than 500 years of the political, military, social and cultural history of America and its people. You'll find biographies, subject entries, timelines, primary source documents, maps and images covering the entire spectrum of the American experience. (Facts On File, Inc.)

Ancient & Medieval History Online

Mummies and Aztecs and gladiators, oh my! Offering in-depth coverage of a number of civilizations, from Ancient Egypt and Ancient Mesopotamia to Ancient Greece, Medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas. This fascinating resource offers a plethora of educational facts and study aids. Explore the pre-modern world with biographies, time lines, graphics, Learning Centers, charts, primary sources, and much more! (Facts On File, Inc.)


Homework Help

World Book Online

World Book Online includes thousands of encyclopedia articles and interactive content about animals, famous people, geography and more. World Book Kids offers great content for grades K-3, while World Book Student is best for grades 4-8. Early World of Learning includes education games and videos for preschoolers and kindergartners. Enciclopedia Estudiantilofrece artículos y contenido interactivo acerca de animales, personas famosas, geografía y más.

InfoTrac General OneFile

Gain instant access to literally thousands of magazines, news publications, and academic journals at your fingertips! Take advantage of trusted information from sources such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, and Popular Mechanics. (Gale)

“It’s My State!” Report eBooks

“It's My State!” books offer a great source of quick and reliable information about individual states across America. Each book provides an overview of a state, as well as key facts, figures, and dates. For example, each book includes information about people, state symbols, plants, animals, products, and resources. (Marshall Cavendish)

Free Online Tutoring

You can connect with real tutors online for free everyday from 1 pm to 10 pm. These tutors can help with all subjects and grades levels. Click on the yellow bar below for more information.


Newspapers & Magazines

InfoTrac General OneFile

Gain instant access to literally thousands of magazines, news publications, and academic journals at your fingertips! Take advantage of trusted information from sources such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, and Popular Mechanics. (Gale)

If you experience technical difficulties with any of the resources, please inform the staff at the San Leandro Library by calling (510) 577-3971. Databases page last updated on 11/01/2016.

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