Academic and research articles from scholarly journals in physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, etc.
A one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text.
Homework help resources for beginning elementary school; also includes 75 popular kids magazines like Highlights and Sports Illustrated for Kids.
24-hour complimentary, unlimited access pass to the full edition of The New York Times online and eligible apps without a subscription. Find all regular newspaper content, photography, and videos dating back from 1851 to present. Personalize your access through email newsletters, mobile apps, and customizable news feeds and recommendations. Mandarin and Spanish versions are also available.
To get started, register for a free account either by being logged into smcl.org or from within a San Mateo County Libraries location using a library computer or using your own device on the library WiFi. Once registered, you will be able to enjoy your 24-hour access pass from anywhere by logging in with the same email and password entered during registration.
After your 24-hour pass expires, you may activate a new pass by visiting the pass activation page while once again being logged into smcl.org or from within a San Mateo County Libraries location using a library computer or using your own device on the library WiFi.
Search current and archived issues of local newspapers for full-text news articles, editorials, events, people, government, sports and more. Search each paper individually or search all six local papers at the same time using the links below. Requires "29041" library card.
- San Francisco Chronicleopens a new window – 1/1/1985-present (no obituaries included)
- San Mateo County Timesopens a new window – 9/15/2001-present
- San Mateo Daily Journalopens a new window – 10/2/2000-present
- San Jose Mercury Newsopens a new window – 6/1/1985-present
- Half Moon Bay Reviewopens a new window – 8/15/1997-present
- Pacifica Tribuneopens a new window – 9/24/2003-present (no data 9/10/2009-6/6/2012)
- Search all six local papers at the same time.opens a new window
Guided homework help with biographies, literature, history, health, science, and multicultural studies.