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A great place to learn more about your family history. Access available from home during the closure.

Archives Unbound includes primary source materials covering a vast array of American political, military, economic, literary, and social issues.

Find extensive artist biographies, auction records, sample images, and more.

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Bay area Consumers' Checkbook surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products and reports its findings online.

Find biographical information on contemporary and historical figures worldwide.

Explore thousands of topics in science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics,  and learn something new.

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A comprehensive article database designed specifically for those researching all disciplines of business.

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Search magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and reports for basic consumer health information.

Find the articles and ratings you need. Browse individual issues or enter a keyword to search past issues.

Find CA DMV practice tests good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test.

Search all EBSCO databases simultaneously through a single interface.

Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

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Download Lonely Planet travel guidebooks for your travels. Browse, borrow, and enjoy ebooks that are always available, no wait list!

Beginning or professional genealogists can use this tool  to trace family history and American culture.

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A full-text research tool of scholarly journals including archival and current journals, books, and primary sources.

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