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All electronic resources and databases are available in the library. They can be accessed remotely 24/7 (unless otherwise noted), from home or elsewhere, with a valid Mountain View Public library card and PIN. Your default PIN is the last 4 digits of the phone number we have on file for you.

Magazines &
Auto Repair &
Driver's Education

  Reading &
Testing &




Magazines & Newspapers 

Flipster - eMagazines
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOhost)
New York Times (Through EBSCOhost)



EbscoHost Research Database
Explora (a new way to search databases)
Academic Search Complete
Business Source Complete
History Reference Center
Literary Reference Center
Legal Information Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center
San Jose Library Music Index
Science Reference Center
World Book Online


Auto Repair & Driver's Education  

Auto Repair Reference Center (Kelley Blue Book)



Business Source Complete

Regional Business News

Brainfuse (Online Career Resources, Resume Help, Microsoft Office Help)


Consumer Research (Kelley Blue Book)
Legal Information Reference Center
Consumer Reports
You can access Consumer Reports' articles for free by following these steps:
1. Tap/Click on EbscoHost Research Database.
2. Tap/Click in the box at the top left to select All Databases and then click Continue.
3. Tap/Click on Advanced Search
4. In the text box for Publication (midway down the page) type in Consumer Reports and then type in your search terms, for example "printer reviews" at the top.
Once you find and click on an article, you can email it to yourself by clicking on the mail icon on the right. Questions? Call 650-903-6887.



Genealogy Resources on the Internet 
Mountain View Obituary Database 
Mountain View Voice Obituaries



Alt Health Watch
Consumer Health Complete
Health Source -Consumer Edition
Health Source -Nursing/Academic Edition
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Salud en Español


Homework Help 

Kids Infobits (First Research Tool)
Elementary School Research (For K - 4th Grade)
Middle School Research  (For 5th - 8th Grade)
High School Research  (For 9th - 12th Grade)
Brainfuse  (Live online homework help)
Explora Educator's Edition  (Resources for Teachers)
Visit the Youth Services Page for more homework help


Language Learning 

Mango Languages
USA Learns


Reading & Literature 

Literary Reference Center
Novelist Plus  (Reading recommendations)
Novelist K-8 Plus (Reading recommendations for kids and teens)
Library Services for People with Print Disabilities 
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Testing & Skill-building 

Driver's Education

Learning Express 3.0

Brainfuse (High School Equivalency Test Prep, US Citizenship Test Prep, Skill-Building, Microsoft Office Help, Resume Help)

Mountain View Los Altos Adult Education
Vocational and Career Collection