CQ Press Congress Collection

A data-rich research and reference tool that provides current information on members of Congress and historical analysis of their voting history, interest groups, and public policy decisions.


Offers access to hundreds of popular magazines, such as People, Sports Illustrated, and TIME. Read content through a browser, or on a mobile device using the free app for iOS and Android.

Lands and Peoples

An encyclopedia for students filled with facts and images about countries, cultures, and current events.

Mercury News (1985 - Current)

Updated daily, this online version of the San Jose Mercury News includes full-text articles on local news, obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate, and other sections.

New York Times Online*

Access the New York Times daily edition and archives back to 1851 for 72 hours.

Click the "Redeem" button to start, then register with your email addess or log in if you already have an account.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

This database for social issues includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. Use it to research sources, complete writing assignments, prepare for debates, and create presentations.


Provides online access to over 6,000 well-known niche, local, regional, and international newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages, including publications such as the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and ForbesWeekly.

To access PressReader close the welcome window that appears and then click on "Sign In" in the top right corner. In the sign in window, click on Library Card then select "Santa Clara County Library District." Enter your Student Library eAccount Number and PIN.

RBDigital Magazines*

Read digital magazines in a variety of genres including Business & Finance, Computers & Technology, and Current Affairs.