Grab and Go Service begins July 7

Beginning July 7, 2020 some of our libraries will be reopening for Grab-and-Go Services. Our Digital Library remains open 24/7. Please visit ReadySLO.org for the latest updates and guidance.

Subject List of Databases               Alphabetical List of Databases

Automotive

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, all content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. Login from Home Login from the LibraryLogin from the Library
Citizenship
ProCitizen ProCitizen is an online citizenship prep course that covers the civics, reading, and writing portions of the US citizenship exam. You’ll find over 100 informative videos, practice exercises, and quizzes.  Login From Home Login from the Library 
ProCitizen ProCitizen es un curso de preparación para la ciudadanía en línea que le ayudará a prepararse en las áreas de educación cívica, lectura y escritura que son parte del examen de naturalización de los Estados Unidos. Encontrará más de 100 videos informativos, ejercicios prácticos y concursos.  Login From Home Login from the Library 
Crafts   
Creativebug Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes using your SLO County Library Card for access. Watch anytime, anywhere. No pressure, just possibilities! Login
Directories
AtoZdatabases AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 220 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 Million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and much more. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives and a whole lot of other possibilities. Login from Home Login from the Library
Financial
Morningstar Morningstar Investment Research Center provides comprehensive financial information on stocks, funds and ETFs, educational and informative videos, analyst insights and portfolio tools. Login From Home Login from the Library 
Genealogy
Ancestry This electronic resource has been cancelled for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year. We apologize for any inconvenience. For genealogy research, please access My Heritage Library Edition.    
My Heritage Library Edition
One of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind with access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries. Login From Home Login from the Library 
Health
Medline Plus Up-to-date information about diseases, medical conditions, treatments, drugs,and health and wellness issues in understandable language. Login From Home Login from the Library 
Kids
 ABC Mouse  ABCmouse.com: With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). Visit your local library for access to ABC Mouse.

Mobil Device in the Library

iPad App

Android App 
Login from the Library 
TeachingBooks.net Description: a collection of 166,000+ digital materials about children's and young adult books. Find author interviews, video book trailers, read-alongs, discussion questions, vocabulary lists, and more.Username: sanluisobispo Password: teachingbooksK12library
Login
Lifelong Learning
Driving Tests Practice for your California DMV driving test with online practice tests. Login from Home Login from the Library
 Lynda.com

Individual learners can achieve personal and professional goals with this online learning platform. Your library card provides access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. If you forget your password, please call Lynda Customer Support 1-888-335-9632 Monday-Friday 6:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Login from Home

Login from the Library 
Print Media
Access World News
Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text news sources. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from more than 4,700 sources. Login From Home Login from the Library 
Master File Premier Provides full-text magazines, like Consumer Reports, reference books, and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags. Login From Home Login from the Library 
New York Times Researchers can now access NYT from 1851 to today when you register for a 24-hour pass through Black Gold's Learning Resources. You can request unlimited passes, but you'll need to create an account after your pass expires. Funded by California State Library. Please note: you can skip the password field, only your library barcode is required for access. Login From Home Login from the Library
ProCon Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues. Accurate and unbiased information on over 50 important public issues. Login From Home Login from the Library 
San Luis Obispo Tribune

The SLO Tribune Collection includes an Image format of The Tribune from December 2017-current, a text format from 2000-current, blog articles; and web articles. For today’s Tribune, click on the link under Image format.

Login From Home Login from the Library 
Readers Resources
BookBrowse BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers - including reviews, previews, "beyond the book" articles, author interviews, reading guides, and much more. Login from Home Login from Library
Novelist This database of over 155,000 fiction titles for readers of all ages lets you use your favorite author to link to other books you might enjoy. Use Recommended Reads to browse through hundreds of titles carefully selected by librarians and organized by reading level as well as genre or topic. Type in a topic you are interested in and "play" with the results. Login From Home Login from the Library 
Student Resources
Brainfuse HelpNow is a complete tutoring system consisting of live tutoring, collaboration, and study tools. Connect from the library or on your mobile device with your library card to expert tutors for academic assistance. Spanish speaking tutors are also available. Online tutors are available 7 days a week from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm Pacific Time, except on major holidays. Login From Home Login from the Library  
Britannica School Edition Britannica School is an educational site for students to use for homework help, projects, or learning at home. Login from Home

Login from the Library

California Missions  California Missions Resource Center provides history, facts, descriptions, images, maps and architectural drawings of the 21 missions. Quality information for students and teachers.  Login From Home Login from the Library  
Tuition Funding Sources Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information. Login From Home Login from the Library 
Yewno An online platform that ties together interdisciplinary fields of study, concepts, and topics in a visually engaging manner so that connections can be uncovered and leveraged.   Login
Travel / Languages
Pronunciator  Pronunciator Language Lab - learn any of 80 languages at your own pace. ESL curriculum with courses from 50 non-English languages. Free apps, downloadable audio lessons, speech recognition to test your pronunciation, scored quizzes, features for toddlers to adults.  Login From Home  Login from the Library  
Global Road Warrior
This electronic resource has been cancelled for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year. We apologize for any inconvenience.