This research database covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present and includes hundreds of full-text history journals and books.
History & Countries
This online database is the go-to site for elementary school research. Fifty-three thousand schools throughout the country use Britannica School to build essential information literacy skills, differentiate instruction, and support STEM education.
Un excelente recurso digital en español que ayuda a enriquecer el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.
Un excelente recurso digital en español que ayuda a enriquecer el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de primaria.
Un excelente recurso digital en español que ayuda a enriquecer el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de secundaria.
This online database is the go-to site for middle school research. Fifty-three thousand schools throughout the country use Britannica School to build essential information literacy skills, differentiate instruction, and support STEM education.
This online database is the go-to site for K-12 research. Fifty-three thousand schools throughout the country use Britannica School to build essential information literacy skills, differentiate instruction, and support STEM education.
California missions eBooks that can be read online for free.
When asked for a Username and Password please enter Username: missions Password: missions.
Need to find out about California Mission or California Indians? How about California Governors or Explorers? California Social Studies Fact Cards will help you out with facts at your fingertips for California Indians, Explorers, Missions and Mission life, Ranchos, Datelines and more.
Students can search multiple databases at once for elementary school research (grades K-5). All full-text articles included are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
- Primary Search
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
- American Heritage Children’s Dictionary
- Topic Overviews K-5
Live real-time homework assistance is available for California K-12 students 24 hours a day by laptop, tablet or phone from qualified tutors using state curriculum and standards. 24/7 assistance is available in English and Spanish for Language Arts and Mathematics.
Every day between 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM, assistance is available in core K-12 subjects in the following languages:
Tutors can provide a virtual whiteboard, conduct live audio interactions with students and work with learners on a wide range of concepts. Students are expected to work through the content and learn from the feedback. Tutors do not provide answers — they provide guidance and help. All tutors have passed background checks and possess, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree.
Contains thousands of reliable resources including primary source documents, biographies, photos, maps, and more.
Students can search multiple databases at once for full-text articles for middle school research (grades 6-8). All full-text articles included are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
- Middle Search Plus
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
- Topic Overviews 6-12
Engage elementary and middle school students with age-appropriate digital content on exciting subjects such as science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
An online resource of reports on 209 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. Reports contain information on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people, as well as audio, video, images, maps, infographics, and classroom exercises.
A reference collection of periodical and digital media content designed to support middle and high school students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators.
ProQuest is used by researchers and librarians around the world. Through its partnerships, ProQuest has built a growing content collection that now encompasses 90,000 authoritative sources, six billion digital pages and spans six centuries.
A general reference database providing safe, reliable, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators in Primary and early Secondary schools.
Redwood City Public Library Online Resources (Students Only) Business Directories Courses & Tutorials Dictionaries eBooks/eAudiobooks eMagazines eMusic Encyclopedias eVideos Games Magazines Manuals Newspapers Readers' Advisory Reference Study Guides Tests
Students can access all of Redwood City Public Library's eResources using their Empower Card. Requires 29731 or 29735 library card.
An online learning platform for San Mateo County Libraries cardholders who want to improve work-related skills or further develop a personal interest. Users can search through more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, health, mindfulness, and more. Requires 29041, 29731 or 29735 library card.
To Use the App:
- Download the Udemy for Business app in the View available apps below.
- Open the app and enter gale.udemy.com as the organization account and click Next.
- Under Find Your Institution select Public Library and search for San Mateo County Library.
- Click San Mateo County Library and you’ll be taken to the screen where you can enter your library card number and click Sign In.
- You’ll be taken to the screen where you can sign in using a Google or Microsoft account.
An engaging, interactive, gamified and trustworthy online learning experience for grades pre-K through high school. A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, educational games, pictures, audio, maps and video, complemented by children’s ebooks, current periodicals and related Web sites.
Perfect for school reports and research papers. There are different portals for different age ranges and includes Spanish resources for elementary school users.