The largest digital community for older adults to learn, share and socialize. Older adults have incredible knowledge to share and new mountains (literally and figuratively) to climb, but until now they haven't had their own place to pursue their passions and continue creating, growing, and giving back.
A wide range of free, interactive, instructor-led courses is given entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Covers business, computer skills, desktop publishing, healthcare, law, math and science, personal finance, writing, and more.
Explore and stay informed on local, national, and international topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues, and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner, including the UT. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Explore San Diego history through local news, events, and people with the San Diego Union-Tribune Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles, and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Free, practical assistance from expert coaches for students, job seekers, and veterans. Get live, one-on-one help to create a polished resume, write a cover letter, practice interview skills, and more! Includes a host of career-building tools and resources.
Launch your new career with a Professional Certificate on Coursera. As part of the American Rescue Plan Act to aid in recovery from the pandemic, Coursera has been made available to all public libraries in California via the California State Library. This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
LearningExpress Job and Career Accelerator provide an easy-to-use search tool with everything patrons and students need to find, apply for, and get hired into ideal positions. It delivers award-winning information on careers, skills, and interest assessments to match individuals with ideal career paths.
Over 5 billion historical records including U.S. and UK census; family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni; historical and tombstone photos; military and immigration records; passenger lists; citizenship and naturalization records; directories and biographies; and land, court, wills, and probate records.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is an online library with millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums in the U.S. From Sumerian stone tablets to the U.S. Constitution and more.
Literature information from primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Includes Literature Criticism Online, Something About the Author, and Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature.
Web access to more than 30,000 of the world's best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
Biblio+ is a new streaming service that partners with libraries to provide communities with unlimited access to an exciting, ad-free catalog of groundbreaking films and captivating television on any device.
Connect to a live VA specialist for information and assistance in navigating veterans' benefits, services, and resources. Also offers job coaching, career prep, eLearning resources, skill-building tools, and one-on-one tutoring to help veterans transition into the civilian workforce.