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, and real estate.

Mercury News Historical Archive (1886-1922)

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people, and much more from archived issues of the San Jose Mercury News.

National Geographic

A complete archive of National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Traveler magazine from 1888 to the present. Includes a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.

National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World

Provides full-text access to National Geographic books and magazines, along with videos, full-color maps and atlases, and downloadable images. Features content on travel, science & technology, history, environment, animals, photography, and peoples & cultures.

New York Times Online*

72 hour access to the New York Times daily edition as well as the NYT archives dating back to 1851.

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New York Times: Historic Issues

This online archive brings you the entire historical run of The New York Times from 1851 through three years prior to the current year. Provides easily-searchable first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society, and events of the times.

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 "Sign In" in the top right corner. In the sign in window, click Library Card then select "Santa Clara County Library District." Enter your Student Library eAccount Number and PIN.

U.S. History in Context

This resource provides a variety of historical data from primary sources and reference documents. It also includes photographs, illustrations, and maps.

World History in Context

A broad collection of scholarly analysis, full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary documents that cover the events, movements, and individuals that have shaped world history.