slologo_trns (9K)

AUTOMOTIVE

adlogo (7K)

Automotive diagnostic and repair information. Available in the following libraries:

  • Arroyo Grande - Atascadero - Cambria
  • Los Osos - Morro Bay - San Luis Obispo

PRINT MEDIA

grcg_lg (7K)

Articles from magazines,newspapers and reference books

procon (3K)

Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues. Accurate and unbiased information on over 40 important public issues.

zinio_ban (11K)

Free access to digital magazines.

BIOGRAPHY

biiocontx (4K)

Individuals from around the world from ancient times to the present.

DIRECTORIES

refusa (4K)

The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. Used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy to search format.

HEALTH

medline (5K)

Up-to-date information about diseases, medical conditions, treatments, drugs,and health and wellness issues in understandable language.

FINANCIAL

mstar (1K)

Morningstar Investment Research Center provides comprehensive financial information on stocks, funds and ETFs, educational and informative videos, analyst insights and portfolio tools.

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EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE

jobscout (7K)

JobScout is a web and mobile platform that uses game design to teach and reinforce digital literacy skills by engaging users in self-paced activities, assisting users in mastering these skills to apply onlinefor a job, and Enabling users to network on and offline."

TRAVEL / LANGUAGES

bbc_lang1 (2K)

Learn a language through audio and video courses for French, Spanish, Greek, Chinese, German, Italian and Portuguese.Essential phrases in 40 languages.

grw_long (5K)

Practical information for world travelers.Cultural, economic and technical information for 175 countries.

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GENEALOGY

ancestry (5K)

Searchable databases of historical books, photos, maps and census records. Primarily from the United States, England and Canada. Visit your local library for access to Ancestry.

wvr (14K)

WorldVitalRecords is designed for guests who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work want to discover more of their past. A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and 28 million family trees . Access key collections: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; birth, marriage and death records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles. This database has unique and exclusive local and world collections.

KIDS

wbw (8K)

Easy-to-read encyclopedia articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities for younger children.

tb_lg (3K)

e-books and games.

STUDENT RESOURCES

missionsca (21K)

California Missions Resource Center provides history, facts, descriptions, images, maps and architectural drawings of the 21 missions. Quality information for students and teachers.

ssfc (3K)

California, United States, and world fact cards. Information about Native Americans, states, religions, early civilizations and more.

wbw (8K)

An encyclopedia with features designed to assist with homework and research needs. This multimedia site contains science fair projects, video showcases, a Biography Center, links to current events and world newspapers and more.

tfs_mod (5K)

Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.

TEST PREPARATION

An interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

READERS RESOURCES

novelist200 (12K)

This database of over 155,000 fiction titles for readers of all ages lets you use your favorite author to link to other books you might enjoy.Use Recommended Reads to browse through hundreds of titles carefully selected by librarians and organized by reading level as well as genre or topic. Type in a topic you are interested in and "play" with the results.

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