A genealogy research tool with over 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, including US Census, birth and death records, military records, land and probate records and much more. This database is only available for use in the library
Conducting research in economics, governmental studies, foreign policy, and the social sciences. Brookings is one of the oldest think tanks in the US and is an independent, nonpartisan organization devoted to research, analysis, and public education.
Databases providing access to the full texts of bills and laws from the United States Congress, the daily Congressional Record, relevant proceedings and proposed legislation, committee reports, and roll call votes, variously available from the present back to the 93rd Congress (1973). Includes links to major U.S. legislative Web sites.
Offers online courses from the top universities, for free. Learn from world-class professors, watch high quality lectures, achieve mastery via interactive exercises, and collaborate with a global community of students.
As part of the Affordable Heath Care Act (Obamacare), Covered California is California's new health insurance exchange, where individuals, families and small businesses can find affordable health insurance.
Allows you to search your family’s history using a variety of databases including records from the US Census. New, easier to use design using the Ancestry search formula! This database is only available for use in the library.
Curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content for elementary school students drawn from reference books and popular kids magazines and newspapers, like Ranger Rick, Highlights, and Sports Illustrated for Kids.
Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.
Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening to and repeating after material designed from native conversations, you'll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you'll know how they're used in practical situations and conversations. You'll learn more than grammar, vocabulary and conjugation, you'll learn how to communicate. 34 languages available.
Authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Also has extensive information about drugs, and illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the lastest health news.
PubMed is a very powerful database developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Library of Medicine containing or linking to over 20 million citations, many of them free.
Fact Cards are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California, United States, and World topics included in the social studies curriculum in California.
(SITN) is a current compilation of policy-related items significant to the Legislature and Governor's Office. It is created weekly by the State Library's California Research Bureau and Information Services Section to supplement the public policy debate in California's Capitol.
Learn a new skill with over 500 online non-college credit Continuing Education courses (from Accounting to Human Resources Management) you can access 24/7 on the internet. Attend classes, do assignments on your own schedule and "meet" with a real instructor with whom you may communicate with using e-mail. Available remotely to Burlingame cardholders only. Available to any other San Mateo County resident within the library.
Subject: Jobs & Careers, Language & Online Learning