Internet Resources - Government



Databases

  • Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives
    Fold3 provides convenient access to over 5 million original US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Purchased through funds donated by the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County.
    Note: The Library will not be providing access to this database after June 1. The GSSCC has decided to subscribe to FindMyPast instead.

    Browse related subjects: Archives, Genealogy, Government, History, Names, People, Primary Sources
  • Global Issues in Context
    Global Issues in Context uses a wealth of resources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events. Global Issues in Context supports research in virtually every corner of the library and in a wide variety of subject areas, including sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women’s studies, human rights, English composition and many more.Use the interactive map to search by geography, or browse by issue, country or region.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Environment, Government, News, Politics
  • Rand California
    Provides demographics from the state level down to the local level, including statistics for a range of years. Allows for some customization. Note: The Library will not be providing access to this database after July 1 due to low usage.
    Browse related subjects: Government, Social Issues, Statistics
  • Statista
    Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista.com provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Statista's data sources include market research reports as well as trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Companies, Finance, Government, Politics, Statistics

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Cement Ship

Remnants of the "S.S. Palo Alto." The 435-foot ship was built of concrete by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Co. just after the end of World War I. Originally designed as a tanker, it was part of a wartime effort to reduce the use of steel and iron. The S.S. Palo ... [More]

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