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Audiobooks

OverDrive Downloadable Audiobooks

* OverDrive [Instructions]
Available to download on personal computers/devices only
Listen to the latest best sellers on your computer or portable listening device by downloading Overdrive's audiobooks.

LibriVox Downloadable Audiobooks

LibriVox
LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain.

PeopleTalk Downloadable Audiobooks

PeopleTalk
Peopletalk is a non-profit group, comprising of British trained actors, writers, producers, musicians, short film and documentary makers who have combined their areas of expertise in order to provide a free internet audio book, anecdotal story and social history documentaries site.


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Auto Repair

Chilton Library

* Chilton Library
Repair, maintenance and service information on thousands of domestic and imported cars, trucks, vans and SUVs from 1940 to the present.


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Books

BookLetters

BookLetters
Online newsletter of reading suggestions--sent to your email address! Subscribe to one (or all!) of the following themes: bestsellers, mystery, science fiction & fantasy, kids' books, picture books, young adult books and more. New newsletters are emailed periodically.

* Gale Virtual Reference Library
Browse, search and download eBook articles from trusted, authoritative reference works on a variety of subjects.

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Business & Investing

Morningstar

* Morningstar
Features data reports that cover more than 30,000 securities. This is a well-regarded source for tracking both mutual funds and stocks.

AnyWho

AnyWho
Search this database to find business or people phone numbers, including access to free International directory sites.

Glassdoor.com

Glassdoor.com
This site provides career resources, company reviews and salaries for over 80,000 companies.

Switchboard

Switchboard
Claims phone numbers for 93 million people and 11 million businesses. Searches can be made with just a name or can be narrowed by state or city.

WhitePages.com

WhitePages.com
"...more than 180 million people searchable in [these] databases."

ZabaSearch

ZabaSearch
Free people and phone number searches.

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Careers & Education

* Testing & Education Reference Center
Search thousands of college and graduate schools, find scholarships, take online practice tests, and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

The Career Gateway
Access online tools, resources and leads that will help you be more successful in finding and securing employment.

JobScout
JobScout is an online learning platform that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job.


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eBooks

OverDrive Downloadable eBbooks

* OverDrive
[Instructions | Step-by-Step Info]
Available to download on personal computers or devices only
Read the latest best sellers on your computer or portable device via Overdrive.

Kids' Picture eBooks

* Kids' Picture eBooks
Available to download on personal computers or devices only
Check out a digital picture book to read to your child using your computer or portable device.

* Gale Virtual Reference Library
Browse, search and download eBook articles from trusted, authoritative reference works on a variety of subjects.


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En Español

* General OneFile
Encuentre artículos en libros de referencia, revistas y periódicos sobre los acontecimientos más recientes, el mundo de los negocios y la industria, artes y ciencia, deportes, pasatiempos, y más.

* World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Especialmente diseñada para los estudiantes por World Book.

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus ha recopilado la información más confiable proveniente de fuentes autorizadas tales como la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina y los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud, así como otras agencias gubernamentales y organizaciones de servicios para la salud.


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Genealogy

* Ancestry-Library Edition [Search Tips]
In-library use only
Ancestry Library Edition provides access to more than 4,000 databases with a wealth of genealogical information, including census, military, church, land and immigration records.

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Health & Medicine

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

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Homework Help

Research a topic for school or fun.

Choose your level and start here:

* Searchasaurus (Grades K-6)
Graphical design makes it easy for younger students to research a topic for school or for fun. Articles are written at the elementary school level.

* Kids' Search (Grades K-8)
Research elementary and middle school assignments here. Includes popular kids' magazines and resources.

* Student Research Center (Grades 6-12)
Research middle and high school homework and paper topics here.

General OneFile

* General OneFile (Grades 6-12 and College)
Find periodical, news and encyclopedia articles for Grade 6 through college.

Encyclopedias

* World Book Online  [Mobile Site]
Contains the entire World Book encyclopedia articles plus web links, periodical articles, videos, animation, sounds, interactive maps and more.

* World Book Kids
Designed for younger students, this encyclopedia includes pictures, maps, activities and more.

* World Book Discover
This encyclopedia offers text-to-speech functionality (it can read the articles to you) and includes a life skills center.

* World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Especialmente diseñada para los estudiantes por World Book.

San Diego Union-Tribune

America's Newspapers

* America's Newspapers (All Ages)
Search for articles from our local newspaper, the UT-San Diego.

Other Great Homework Resources

* Biography in Context

Doing a biography report? Get information on more than half a million people from history, science, sports, literature and more.

* Testing & Education Reference Center
Prepare for school entrance exams, certification and professional license exams. Search for information on colleges and technical schools. Looking for a job? Use the Resume Builder and Virtual Career Library.

Mango Languages

* Mango Languages
Learn a new language. Includes English courses for native speakers of 17 different languages.


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Kids

Kids' Picture eBooks

* Kids' Picture eBooks
Available to download on personal computers or devices only
Check out a digital picture book to read to your child using your computer or portable device.

* Searchasaurus (Grades K-6)
Graphical design makes it easy for younger students to research a topic for school or for fun. Articles are written at the elementary school level.

* Kids' Search (Grades K-8)
Research elementary and middle school assignments here. Includes popular kids' magazines and resources.

* World Book: Early World of Learning
Interactive online learning for preschoolers and children in early grades.

* World Book Kids
Designed for younger students, this encyclopedia includes pictures, maps, activities and more.


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Languages

Mango Languages

* Mango Languages
Learn a new language for free! More than 60 foreign language courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are available.

DuoLingo

DuoLingo
Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free.


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Law & Courts

FindLaw

FindLaw
Free legal information including articles, news, case law, statutes and forms.

Lawyer Referral and Information Services

Lawyer Referral and Information Services
Referrals to lawyers and local agencies for a wide range of topics from adoption to workers compensation and immigration.

Inmate Locator

Inmate Locator
Links to inmate locator websites across the country, including federal.

Legal Forms: California Courts

Legal Forms: California Courts
Legal forms from the California Judicial Council listed by number, name and topic.

Legal Forms: San Diego County Courts

Legal Forms: San Diego County Courts
Downloadable San Diego Superior Court forms and frequently asked questions.


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Magazines, Newspapers & More

General OneFile

* General OneFile

Find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals on the latest current events, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

America's Newspapers

* America's Newspapers
Access to 1,200 national newspapers including:

Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers

* Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life
This collection, consisting of 25 individual titles, documents life in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II.

Newseum

Newseum
Front pages and links to websites of 700 newspapers from around the world.

* GreenFILE
Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles.

London Lives
Contains a wide range of primary sources about people who lived in 18th-century London. This resource includes over 240,000 manuscript and printed pages from eight London archives and is supplemented by fifteen datasets created by other projects.

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