AtoZdatabases includes 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. It's great for contact information, marketing research, and even job searches! Menlo Park library card required for home use.
ALLDATA claims to be the world's most comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information. ALLDATA is only available from inside the Menlo Park Library.
Associations & Nonprofits
Associations and Nonprofits is officially known as the Gale Directory Library, and is composed of the Encyclopedia of Associations and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.
Business Insights: Global
Business Insights: Global offers case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries, and industries.
Consumer Reports is the full-text, online version of the popular consumer magazine. CR is only available from inside the Menlo Park Library.
Read current, full-color, full-screen magazines on your tablet or computer. Get details on our eMagazines page.
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
General OneFile (a.k.a. InfoTrac) is a general interest database that lets you find articles from magazines, reference books and newspapers, many with full-text and images.
Kid's InfoBits is a periodical database designed for elementary school students, with easy access to full-text magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.
PowerSearch lets you search all 9 cross-searchable databases from Gale, containing over 124 million documents including magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles.
Student Resources in Context
Student Resources in Context merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Health & Wellness Resource Center Health and Wellness Resource Center (including Alternative Medicine collection) can be used to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs, and more. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
Science In Context Science In Context contains thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations just a few clicks away. The latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals, as well as links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.
American Decades (an 11-volume reference book in electronic form) covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999.
Biographies gives you nearly 160,000 concise and in-depth biographies drawn from subject encyclopedias published under the highly respected Macmillan, Scribner, and Gale imprints.
Countries and Their Cultures
Countries and Their Cultures (a 4-volume reference book in electronic form) contains descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.
Encyclopedia of Religion
Encyclopedia of Religion (a 15-volume reference book in electronic form) is the definitive work in the field for the 21st century.
Fashion and Costume
Fashion and Costume (a 5-volume reference book in electronic form) provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses.
Opposing Viewpoints provides viewpoint articles, information on social issues, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary documents, and statistics.
Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library (a 6-volume reference book in electronic form) includes extensive background information on the period, approximately 50 biographies, full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper and magazine articles, poems, and documents.
U.S. History in Context provides integrated access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journals covering themes, events, individuals, and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library
U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library (a 6-volume reference book in electronic form) chronicles and interprets the phenomenal waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times up to the present day.
World History in Context provides expansive geographic and chronological research materials for the study of world history, supported by over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles, and more than 110 journals.