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1980 - present
Collection of journals covering physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and more. It includes full-text of the New York Times back to 1985.
1865 - present
Multi-disciplinary database, with 7,100 full-text periodicals, including 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. It offers indexing and abstracts for 11,200 journals and 11,700 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Student Resources (K-12)
Tests and courses for math, reasoning, reading, writing, and grammar. Also try the searchable eBooks (link on right side of home page) for over 150 career topics and study aids.
Online courses in advanced ESL and conversational French, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Select “Language and Arts” from the Gale Courses menu to see all language courses.
Essays, images and liner notes covering jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrels, R&B, gospel, and more.
1982 - present
Printable full-text automotive diagnostic and repair information manuals. See all Auto Repair Source and Chilton Automotive Library.
Temporary remote access
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  • Password: Comp4400
At Main Library only
Search more than 63 million obituaries and death notices from over 4,100 U.S. sources. This collection contains valuable genealogical information such as occupation, avocation, education, military service, religious affiliation, family members, colleagues and more.
Sept 1975-present
Auction records for books, manuscripts, autographs, maps, and broadsides sold in the US, UK, and other parts of Europe, from September 1975-present. See also Rare Book Hub.
Accessible only in the Main Library on an Internet computer
Books & Literature
At Main Library only
Audio recordings to support the teaching of American musical traditions including country, folk, jazz, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, R&B and shape note singing. Find songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.
U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources (printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos). Includes 150 different California titles, including Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury News, and Oakland Tribune.

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