Academic Search Complete

Find articles in many areas of academic study including the sciences, engineering, math, social sciences and humanities.


Biography Reference Center

Comprehensive collection of biographies, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, historical figures, world leaders, inventors, musicians, and many others.


Help Now! Homework Help

Get live online homework help from an expert tutor. For students of all ages, in English or Spanish. Monday - Friday 1pm -10pm PST. Also includes a writing lab, test center, live skill building, foreign language lab and adult learning center.

Kids Search from EBSCO

Elementary school students can find resources on a number of topics.


Learning Express Library

Online learning center with subject review and practice tests for occupation exams, AP tests, SAT & college prep & U.S. Citizenship test. Skill-building materials in math, reading and writing for all age groups.
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Literary Reference Center

Comprehensive resource with information on thousands of authors and their works, including literary criticism, biographies and bibliographies.

Online learning video programs by experts in a variety of subjects; including business, design, web and photography. Classes available for beginners, intermediate and advanced users.

MAS Ultra: School Edition

Research tool designed for high school students, containing articles from many popular magazines.


MasterFILE Premier

Comprehensive resource offering articles from academic journals, magazines, reference books and primary source documents.


Middle Search Plus

Research tool designed for middle school students, containing articles from many popular magazines and reference books. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).


Newspaper Source Plus

Find articles from many current newspapers, including Marin Independent Journal, Christian Science Monitor, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times and others. Also includes TV and radio news transcripts from major broadcasting networks. See also ProQuest Newspapers.



Get recommended reading suggestions by entering a title or author to find similar books. Explore reading lists and book discussion guides.


Points of View Reference Center

Learn about topics from opposing viewpoints, with an overview, point, counterpoint and Critical Thinking Guide. Articles include citations. Topics include affirmative action, cloning, Israel & the Palestinians, separation of church and state, and many more.


Professional Development Collection

Read articles from many education journals including Booklist, Education, High School Journal, and more.


ProQuest Newspapers

Find articles from current major national and international newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. See also Newspaper Source Plus.


Student Research Center

Research tool designed for Middle and High School students, including articles from magazines and reference books. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).