Electronic Resources

You will need your Los Gatos Public Library card number to access these databases from home or work
(except for Ancestry which is only accessible within the library)

Databases by Subject:
Business and Legal Research
Consumer Research
Genealogy and Local History
General and Academic Research
Language, Citizenship, and Travel Resources
Mobile Research
Readers' Advisory
Student Research

E-Books, Audio Books, Music:
Downloadable E-Books
E-Books/Audio Books
Audio Books

E-Books, and Audiobooks:
Downloadable E-Books
odrivebook.gif Overdrive works with PC, iPad, iPod, Kindle, Nook, and more.  
Freading  Large selection of Lonely Planet Travel Books.  Works with PC, and Mac computers and on with iphones/ipads/android as an app.  
Enki Library works with PC, and Mac computers and on iphones, ipads and android with the bluefire reader app.
biblioboard Biblioboard Library works on iPad, AndroidTablets, and Kindle Fire with the Biblioboard app.
Online E-Books/Audio Books
Books 24x7 provides ebooks and videos on technology and well-being.
Tumblebooks talking picture books, puzzles, and games. Works with PC, and Mac
Tumble Book Cloud Junior early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos.
AudioBookCloud Online audio books. Works with PC, and Mac
ebsco ebooks.jpg Ebsco Online Books View books online using a PC or Mac
Downloadable Audio Books
Overdrive Audio books works with iPad, iPod, Nook, Sony, PC, and Mac.
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OneClick Digital works with PC, and Mac computers and on iphones/ipads as an ap.
Databases by Subject:
Business and Legal Research
bscomplete150.gif Business Source Complete  country economic data, company profiles, and more.
a to z
AtoZdatabases  Job Search, Mailing Lists, Find a Business and Find a Person
biz.jpg Small Business Resource Center features business books from Nolo Press and more.
legal Legal Information Resource Center features legal information books from Nolo Press and more.
Consumer Research
Consumer Health Complete medical encyclopedias, drug information, and more.
consumer.gif Consumer Reports full text articles from Consumer Reports magazine.
 Auto Repair Reference Center covers vehicles from 1954 to present.  
Genealogy and Local History
ancestry.gif Ancestry genealogical database Accessible only in the library.
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Heritage Quest Online genealogical database
history.gif History Los Gatos an archive of Los Gatos History.
hrc150.gif History Reference Center full-text database of history materials.
news_hist.gif News Bank 1886-1922 San Jose Mercury News from 1886 to 1922.
newsbank Mercury News.jpg San Jose Mercury News San Jose Mercury News from 1985 - Current
newsbank LG Weekly.jpg Los Gatos Weekly-Times Los Gatos Weekly-Times 1999 - Current
General and Academic Research  Top
Ebsco Host offers full text databases for general or academic research
   Explora Icon  Explora provides an environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework. 
litreference150.gif Literary Reference Center book reviews, author biographies, and more.
Academic Search Premier multi-disciplinary periodicals and peer reviewed journals.

Science Reference Center easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.
Language, Citizenship, and Travel Resources
Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages.
Learn online, and get our app for your mobile device!
Procitizen--Preparing you for U.S. Citizenship.
Mobile Research
Ebsco Mobile access periodicals, scholarly journals, and more while on the go.
Los Gatos Mobile App search the catalog, download e-books, and more.
Readers' Advisory
NextReads email newsletter that provides reading suggestions for all ages.
novplus150.gif NoveList Plus complete resource for fiction and nonfiction pleasure reading.
novk8plus150.gif NoveList K-8 Plus recommended fiction and nonfiction for children and teens.
Student Research
Kids Search includes a dictionary, encyclopedia, image gallery, and more.
Points of View offers multiple opinions and facts to better understand controversial issues.
Student Research Center search encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, and more.
Searchasaurus is a research database designed specifically for K-3 users.