E-Resources

E-Books, Movies, & Music

CloudLibrary CloudLibrary

Our most extensive e-book and audiobook collection. Compatible with most devices. Cloud Library tutorial to see an instructional video.

Explora SecondaryFlipster

An online catalog of your favorite magazines, available right at your fingertips. Click to see an instructional video to the following devices:

History Reference Center

Hoopla

Movies, music, audio books, manga, and much, much more! Click to see an instructional video to the following devices:

Kanopy

Kanopy

  • Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Click to see an instructional video to the following devices:

Academic & School Research

Archives Unbound

  • Archives Unbound

  • Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level.

Britannica EscolarBritannica Escolar

Una plataforma digital encantadora que ayuda a enriquecer el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de la primaria.

Britannica

  • Britannica School Edition

  • A safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School. Encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.

Discover Lost GatosEBSCOHost

Full text databases for general or academic research. 


Explora High School

  • Explora Primary

  • A search engine designed for primary school students. Includes Children’s American Heritage Dictionary, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Topic Overviews k-5, and Book Collections 1-4.

Explora Primary

Explora Secondary

A search engine designed specifically for middle school and high school students. Includes Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Topic Overviews 6-12, Middle Search Plus and TOPICsearch. 

History Los Gatos

LG Weekly TimesLiterary Reference Center

Book reviews, author biographies, and more.

Novelist Plus K-8Science Reference Center

Easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.

ProQuest eBook CentralProQuest eBook Central

Authoritative ebooks provided by Higher Education Commission. New accounts will take a business day for required librarian approval.

Genealogy and Local History

Ancestry

Ancestry 

Genealogical database. Instructions

FlipsterHistory of Los Gatos

An archive of Los Gatos History

Consumer Research

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source

Information to help users diagnose, repair and maintain today’s complex vehicles. Instructions

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete

A resource compiled of company profiles, micro and macro country economic data, and much more

Business Source Complete

Consumer Health Complete


Medical encyclopedias, drug information, and more.

Consumer Health CompleteConsumer Reports


Full-text articles from Consumer Reports Magazine.

Driving Tests Logo

Driving Tests Online

Free, state-specific DMV practice tests that are just like the real thing.

HooplaLegal Information Reference Center


Features legal information and a collection from Nolo Press Books.

San Jose Mercury News 1985 - presnetSmall Business Reference Center


Features business books from NOLO press and more

JobNowJob Now & Vet Now


Connect with an expert to learn about VA benefits & community resources.

Reading

Literary Reference CenterNoveList Plus

Recommendations for fiction and non-fiction pleasure reading. Instructions

Novelist PlusNoveList Plus K-8

Recommendations for fiction and non-fiction pleasure reading. Instructions

TeachingBooks

TeachingBooks (in Library Use Only)


Instructional resources that enrich the fiction and nonfiction books read by children and young adults.

News

Science Reference CenterAccess World News

Newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring the Los Gatos Weekly-Times, Mercury News, USA Today, international sources and more. Instructions

Legal Information Reference Center

Los Gatos Weekly Times

1999- Present

New York Times

New York Times Online (from home)

Get a code for free 24-hour access to the New York Times.

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New York Times Online (in library)

For home access, click the link below.

Search Access World News

San Jose Mercury News

1886- 1923 (public domain)

San Jose Mercury News 1886 - 1922

San Jose Mercury News

1985- Present. Explore San Jose history, events and people. Search current and archived issues with full-color available remotely 24/7.