Internet Resources - News
- America's News (NewsBank)
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.
Browse related subjects: Archives, California, Indexes, Magazine Articles, News, Newspaper Articles
- 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
- National Geographic Virtual Library
Now National Geographic and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, have partnered to bring vast resources to digital life with our National Geographic Virtual Library. This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. This Virtual Library includes: National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 and National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current.
From its founding in 1888, the National Geographic Society has grown into an organization synonymous with exploration, photography, maps, and rethinking the world as we know it
Browse related subjects: History, Magazine Articles, News, Teen Homework Help
- New York Times Newspaper (1980-Current)
Full-text coverage, 1980 to current.
Browse related subjects: Indexes, News, Newspaper Articles
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage)
A full-text database that covers multiple sides of current social issues such as immigration, abortion, drugs and capital punishment. Students can search through viewpoint essays, articles, reference sources, websites, academic journals, and statistics to find information for reports and papers. Includes video, audio streams and podcasts, interactive maps, national and global news sources updated daily, interactive maps, image gallery
Browse related subjects: News, Pro/Con, Social Issues, Teen Homework Help
- Santa Cruz Sentinel Archives (NewsBank)
Archive covers August 14, 1999 to current. Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Santa Cruz Sentinel. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.
Browse related subjects: Archives, California, Indexes, Local History, News, Newspaper Articles, Santa Cruz City, Santa Cruz County
Zinio allows you to read and search magazines online. We're now offering electronic access to a variety of magazines through Zinio, so you can browse and read from home. You'll need to create an account using your email address and library card number, and then create a separate Zinio account in order to access the collection.
Browse related subjects: Magazine Articles, News
PhysicsCentral communicates the excitement and importance of physics to everyone by answering questions, exploring the latest research, and providing daily updates on physics in the news. Sponsored by the American Physical Society.
Browse related subjects: Education, News, Science
Researchers from PolitiFact, a Pulitzer Prize-winning website launched in 2007 by the Tampa Bay Times, examine statements made by members of Congress, the president, governors, lobbyists, and others in American politics. Statements are assigned Truth-0-Meter ratings from "mostly true" to "Pants on Fire" (liar, liar). The more recently-added adjunct to Politi-Fact is PunditFact, which examines claims made by pundits, columnists, talk show hosts and political analysts.
Browse related subjects: Government, News, Politics
The official portal to the Unites States Government. An astounding compilation of information, services, and publication on a variety of topics.
Browse related subjects: ADA, Agriculture, Blind, Business, Careers, Consumer Health, Consumers, Countries, Directories, Drugs, Education, Employment, Environment, Finance, Government, History, Internships, Inventions, Jobs, Labor, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Politics, Public Health, Schools, Science, Social Issues, Transportation, Travel
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Aerial Photos - Santz Cruz County
UCSC's McHenry Library Maps Collection has a collection of aerial photographs of Santa Cruz County from the 1920's on. They may be viewed by the public by appointment.
There is also a small collection of uncataloged aerial photos in the Local History room of the Downtown branch.[More]