Articles & Encyclopedias
Journal and Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles and Indexes, Encyclopedias, Directories, and Education Research
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Education Research
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Academic Onefile Peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic research from the world's leading journals covering the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
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Access Video on Demand Instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos. All you need is Internet access and a valid library card number! iPad, Android, PC and Mac friendly.
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Ed-Data California education data for school, district, and statewide levels
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ERIC Education Resources Information Center--scholarly and general articles
Encyclopedias & Directories
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Encyclopedia Britannica Resources for adults, teens, and children
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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Comprehensive philosophy resource
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USA.gov U.S. Government's web portal
Newspapers & Magazines
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America's News (NewsBank) Includes Santa Cruz Sentinel (1999-present) and San Jose Mercury News (1985-present) and San Francisco Chronicle (1985-present)
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California Digital Newspaper Collection Historical California newspapers (1846-1922); also some contemporary newspapers, including Santa Cruz Sentinel (April 2008-May 2010)
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Consumer Reports Independent dependable reviews on all kinds of products.
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Ebscohost Masterfile Articles from a wide range of periodicals; primary sources; images
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Explora A multidisciplinary database of articles providing full text of thousands of general reference publications covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
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Flipster Magazines online in full color on your computer or with an app for your mobile device.
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Gale General OneFile Articles from a wide range of periodicals; travel guides; NPR radio broadcasts; videos
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Gale PowerSearch Discover a great collection of articles from thousands of Gale resources--magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content. PowerSearch allows you to search all our Gale resources at once.
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New York Times Newspaper Full page and article images with full-text from the first issue to the present.
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Newspapers.com World Collection Provides online access to 3,000+ historical newspapers dating from the early 1700s to the early 2000s, with full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries. Includes Santa Cruz papers.
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Santa Cruz Sentinel Archives Digital collections of Evening Sentinel, Santa Cruz Evening News, Santa Cruz Weekly Sentinel, and Santa Cruz Sentinel, 1896-2005.
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Watsonville Historical Newspaper Archive Watsonville newspapers from 1864-2012 including the Pajaronian, Evening Pajaronian, Watsonville Morning Sun, and The Watsonville Register Pajaronian available via the DigitalReel Platform which allows dtae and keyword searching.
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Zinio Magazines online in full color with app for your mobile device