Internet Resources - General Info & Reference
- Access Video On Demand
Enjoy 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.
Browse related subjects: Art, Business, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Environment, Geography, History, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Recreation, Religion, Travel
- AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
Find a job, business, or person or create mailing lists and sales leads. AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
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Browse related subjects: Business, Careers, Companies, Employment, Indexes, People
- Community Information Database
A database of nonprofits and social service agencies in Santa Cruz County. Created by staff at the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.
Browse related subjects: Associations, Charities, Directories, Santa Cruz County
- Encyclopedia Britannica
Contains full text of encyclopedia articles, including illustrations such as photographs, drawings, maps, and flags. Also includes an atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, selected video clips, and links to over 200,000 related websites reviewed by Britannica editors.
Browse related subjects: Encyclopedias
- Gale Directory Library
Online reference that includes Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State, and Local Organizations, and National Directory of Non-Profit Organizations
Browse related subjects: Associations, Charities, Directories, Encyclopedias
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes e-books on the following topics: General Reference, Education, History, Nation and the World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.
Browse related subjects: Countries, Education, History, Religion, Science, Social Issues
- Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED)
A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words — past and present — from across the English-speaking world.
Browse related subjects: Dictionaries
- Rand California
Provides demographics from the state level down to the local level, including statistics for a range of years. Allows for some customization.
Browse related subjects: Government, Social Issues, Statistics
- Reference USA
Directory information for more than 24 million U.S. businesses and over 267 million U.S. residents. Businesses are searchable by name, zip code, SIC, and geographical location. U.S. residential database is searchable by name, address, and phone number.
Browse related subjects: Companies, Directories, People
- Student Research Center
Full text search on popular magazines aimed towards high school students. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.
Browse related subjects: Education, Magazine Articles
- Student Resources in Context
Grades 7-12. Contains biographies, essays and overviews; full text articles from more than 900 magazines and journals, with articles back to 1986; photographs, maps and graphics; documents, including diary entries, letters, recordings and more; and full text articles from encyclopedias and almanacs.
Browse related subjects: Almanacs, Encyclopedias, Magazine Articles, Teen Homework Help
- Which Phone Book?
Tells which phone book to use to find listings for a particular city or area code in California. Created by staff at the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.
Browse related subjects: Directories, Indexes
- World Book Online
The online version of World Book Encyclopedia includes more than 26,000 articles, 12,000 pictures and maps, and 7,000 links to editor-approved Web sites useful in helping students constructively explore topics further. In addition to the encyclopedia, features include an atlas, a dictionary, and resource guides on selected topics.
Browse related subjects: Encyclopedias, Teen Homework Help
Did You Know?
Flag - Santa Cruz County
The County flag was designed by Ed Penniman, a Soquel resident. In describing the symbolism of the flag design, Mr. Penniman stated that the main symbol of the evergreen tree against a white background represents "reverence for nature and growth, upheld by a foundation of optimism and unity." The five ... [More]