Articles and Databases

  • Safari Tech Books Online
    Over 5100 current electronic books covering a wide range of computer and information technology topics.FULL TEXTCurrent
  • Salem History | (Salem Press)
    Contains the online versions of "Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives" and "Milestone Documents in American History." Search by keyword, or browse by subject.
  • SAMS Photofact Repair Manuals
    Accessible only in the Main Library
    Small consumer electronics, diagrams, instructions and data for the repair technician. Schematics for radios, TVs, stereos, and VCRs.1946 - present
  • San Francisco Chronicle | (Newsbank)
    Full text run of the San Francisco Chronicle from 1/1/1985 to present. Note: There is no data for the date range 10/16/1991-12/31/1991.FULL TEXT1985 - present
  • San Francisco Chronicle Historical | (ProQuest)
    Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. (For current SF Chronicle articles use: Newspapers | (NewsBank)FULL TEXT1865-1922
  • San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
    More than 40,000 photographs of San Francisco and California scenes.1850 - present
  • Sanborn Maps California
    Digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps.1867-1970
  • Science Online | (Facts on File)
    Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. Current
  • Skill-Building for Adults | (LearningExpressLibrary)
    Tests and courses for math, reasoning, reading, writing, and grammar. Also try the searchable eBooks (link on right side of home page) for over 150 career topics and study aids.Current
  • Small Business Collection | (Gale)
    A collection of academic, general, professional and trade publications, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find over 280 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. FULL TEXT1980 - 2010
  • Small Business Resource Center | (Gale)
    Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. FULL TEXTCurrent
  • Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries® | (Alexander Street Press)
    This streaming music database includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label, the archival audio collections of the legendary Folkways Records and many other labels who record diverse musical forms.
  • Social Studies Fact Cards: California Edition | (Toucan Valley Publications)
    The online version of the popular Fact Cards Series. Find information on California Missions, California Native Americans, Governors, Ranchos and other California-specific topics.
  • Something About the Author | (Gale)
    Offers biographies of over 12, 000 children’s authors and illustrators. Famous authors and those just starting their careers are included with excerpts of interviews, photographs and samples of their work. A great resource for author biographies and author instructional units.FULL TEXT1976 - present
  • Student Resources in Context | (Gale)
    Curriculum-targeted resources include primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, magazines, newspapers, photographs and illustrations, and audio and video clips.FULL TEXT1980 - present
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