E-Resources

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 and Travel Resources
Mobile Research
Readers' Advisory
Student Research         

E-Books, Audio Books, Music:
Downloadable E-Books
Online E-books/Audio Books
Downloadable Audio Books
Downloadable Music
E-Books, Audio Books, and Music:
Downloadable E-Books
odrivebook.gif Overdrive works with iPad, iPod, Nook, and more.  Kindle books now available!
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Freading works with PC, and Mac computers and on iphones/ipads/android as an ap.
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Enki Library works with PC, and Mac computers and on iphones/ipads/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
safari_rd.gif Safari Books computer technology books viewable online using a PC or Mac.
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Tumblebooks talking picture books, puzzles, and games. Works with PC, and Mac
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Tumble Book Cloud Junior early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos.
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Tumble Book Cloud young adult novels, classics, poetry, short stories, audiobooks, graphic novels, and world class educational videos from National Geographic.
bookflix.jpg BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks with non-fiction e-books. Works with PC and Mac
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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
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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.
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odmusic.jpg Overdrive Music works with iPad, iPod, Nook, Sony, PC, and Mac.
Databases by Subject:
Business and Legal Research
bscomplete150.gif Business Source Complete  country economic data, company profiles, and more.
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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
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Consumer Health Complete medical encyclopedias, drug information, and more.
consumer.gif Consumer Reports full text articles from Consumer Reports magazine.
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 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
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Ebsco Host offers full text databases for general or academic research
litreference150.gif Literary Reference Center book reviews, author biographies, and more.
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Academic Search Premier multi-disciplinary periodicals and peer reviewed journals.
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Science Reference Center easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.
Language and Travel Resources
rocket.gif Rocket Languages language learning material including interactive audio lessons in many popular languages.
grw_round.gif Global Road Warrior travel resource covering 175 countries and territories.
Mobile Research
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Ebsco Mobile access periodicals, scholarly journals, and more while on the go.
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Los Gatos Mobile App search the catalog, download e-books, and more.
Readers' Advisory
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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
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Kids Search includes a dictionary, encyclopedia, image gallery, and more.
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Points of View offers multiple opinions and facts to better understand controversial issues.
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Student Research Center search encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, and more.
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Searchasaurus is a research database designed specifically for K-3 users.
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