Online Resources

Subscription Databases

Our subscriptions include general reference and periodical collections for various student levels and databases for opposing viewpoints, history, biography, literature, health and wellness, animals, and a Spanish periodical collection.

World Book is our online encyclopedia provider.

Gale Databases

NEW! Artemis Primary Sources provides access to a collection of databases of primary source material, including the London Times from 1785 onwards.

Issues and Controversies in American History offers comprehensive coverage of the key issues and great debates in U.S. history.

Online Periodical Inexes

General OneFile (general periodicals, many full-text, 1980–present)

Expanded Academic ASAP (more academic periodicals, many full-text, 1980–present)

Reader's Guide Retrospective (indexes 1851–2000, not full text, use this to locate citations for our periodicals in the periodical room or in other libraries)

Other Online Resources

Download eBooks through Overdrive.

Search iTunesU for free educational media from trusted sources such as universities and museums.

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Links for Local Information

The Monterey County Herald

The local paper for the Monterey Peninsula

City of Monterey Home Page

Information on the city, including the public library

The San Francisco Chronicle eGuide

The entertainment guide for the San Francisco Bay area, includes the Datebook information, movies reviews, etc.

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Internet Helpers

News and Magazine Sites

Practical Help

Especially for Youth

Education and Career


Art and Music

Health and Medicine

Science and Technology

History, Biography, Geography

Literature and Language

Politics and Government

Religion and Mythology

Encyclopedia Mythica
Adherents National and World Religion Statistics
World Wide Study Bible

Women's History