Articles & Research

Access Military, Gov, Defense
This database gives you access to military, government and defense newspapers and magazines. This subscription is funded through the Virgil A. Cowan Trust.
 
Find information on topics related to business, health, education, the environment, government and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, periodicals and web-only content featuring the U-T San Diego and USA Today.
 
America's Obituaries & Death Notices
This is a large and comprehensive collection of obituaries for easy access. This subscription is funded through the Virgil A. Cowan Trust.

Biography Reference Center
Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

The single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, this resource is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
 
Consumer Reports
Includes ConsumerReports.org and Consumer Reports with cars best deals plus.
 
Coronado Newspaper Index
This is a database of brief citations from Coronado newspapers during the years 1888 to present.
 
Gale Courses
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
 
Literary Reference Center Plus
This robust full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research or instructional needs.
 
Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra – School Edition contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more.
 
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.
 
Provides access to mutual funds and stock information.
 
This database consists of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
 
This database is about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
 
Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, Primary Search® contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 100 magazines.
 
Middle Search®Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
 
A premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. Used by those wanting access to information on over 24 million businesses and over 149 million consumers in an easy to search format.
 
Something About the Author Online
Use this database to examine the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.
 
 
 
Ancestry.com (In Library Use Only)
This genealogy database is available.