All Online Library Resources A to Z

These online resources provide you with reliable information. You will need a Library Card for access. A few are only available from inside the Library, as noted.

For a directory by subject, start at Online Resources Subject Guide.



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Using animated games and puzzles, kids learn the fundamentals of math and reading, in preparation for elementary school, and are introduced to art, music, science, and social studies.
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Gale OneFile collections connect you to credible articles from leading magazines, newspapers, and journals.
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Adult Core Skills center helps adults achieve their personal, education and career goals by offering resources to help them improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, and prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam.
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Auto repair information for import and domestic cars and light trucks, 1982-2012. AVAILABLE AT CENTRAL BRANCH ONLY.

Temporary remote access until August 31st, 2020.
CLICK HERE to access from home.
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password: fresnotemp-1
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Full-text articles from 1,700+ U.S. newspapers including local news, editorials, announcements, obituaries and other sections.
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Family history research.
Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.
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Addresses students and scholars' pressing need to see primary, unpublished archival documents.
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An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.
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Engaging resource for children in grades pre-K through 3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills. Also available in Spanish.
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Explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, and topics.
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Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.
Un excelente recurso digital en español que ayuda a enriquecer el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.
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The go-to site for research-offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended web sites, with three separate reading levels.
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Contains full-text coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, and business theory and practice.
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Offers access to case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.
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Search Gale Business: Entrepreneurship to learn how to plan, fund, start or manage your small business.
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Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Prepare for an occupation exam in social work (ASWB), civil service, law enforcement, teaching (CBEST), and more! Choose the Career Preparation Center and begin your path to a bright future.
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Find auto repair information on nearly all makes and models. Includes a labor-estimating calculator to help you anticipate repair costs.
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Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals. Practice tests for the SAT, ACT, AP Exams, TOEFL, PSAT/NMSQT and THEA.
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This center provides valuable resources that help college students strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams.
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Make better purchasing decisions using product reviews, ratings, news and comparisons from Consumer Reports magazine.
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Learn computer basics and benefit from job readiness skills specific to Fresno. Resources in 8 subject areas, covering the complete job life cycle.
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Prepares researchers for social science, history, and liberal arts coursework.
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Practice taking the DMV driver’s permit test. Tests are available for cars, motorcycles and the CDL. 
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Introduces elementary school students to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.
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Focuses on the physical and social aspects of environmental issues.
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Database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that provide support for students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. AVAILABLE AT CENTRAL BRANCH ONLY.
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Premier online tool for non-profits looking for grants with profiles of more than 100,000 U.S. grantmakers and 2.4 million grant records.
Temporary remote access until August 31st, 2020.
CLICK HERE to access from home.
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Provides over 8 million songs and 15,000 music videos for streaming and download.  This easy to use service is available on your computer, with apps also available for Apple and Android mobile devices.

Fresno County Public Library provides Fresno County residents with cards in good standing 5 downloads per week and 5 hours of streaming per day.
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Search more than 30 years of Fresno history with the Fresno Bee Collection. Coverage from 1986 through today. Explore current and archived issues of the Fresno Bee with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles.
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Focuses on the practical aspects and the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
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Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society.
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Provides access to a number of general reference magazines and key serials in a single resource.
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Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
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Includes information created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals.
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Offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more.
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An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects.
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Provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for middle- and high-school students to use for classroom assignments.
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Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC exams, our practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks will help you reach your goal.
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Places the research of hobbyists and professionals on a solid foundation with home improvement-focused titles.
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Ofrece una amplia gama de publicaciones académicas y revistas de texto completo en español y portugués desde Latinoamérica.
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Users can manipulate and explore 3D interactive models, allowing students to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science.
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Get online job and career coaching, resume assistance, and interview practice.
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With more than 30,000 of the world's best films available for streaming, Kanopy offers award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Now streaming free with your library card.
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LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help customers of all ages. It offers job search, workplace skills improvement and skill building. Career certification and GED® test prep (the NEWEST version), and more!
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Provides a wide selection of state-specific legal forms including real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.
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Provides indexing for law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals.
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Literary criticism, plot summaries, biographies, poems, short stories, and reviews. For high school level and up.
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Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews in all disciplines from around the world.
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Provides access to literary works and authors throughout history inluding full-text poems, poetry citations, short stories, speeches, and plays.
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Lynda.com helps anyone learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Requires valid library barcode and PIN to use.
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Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages. Mango is available through your internet browser, Apple App Store, and Android Google Play.
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Information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language.
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Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
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Investment data and reports on more than 30,000 mutual funds, stocks and ETFs. Also includes portfolio management tools.
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24 hour complimentary, unlimited access to the digital edition. Breaking News, World News, Multimedia
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Provides access to major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.
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Looking for a great new book, film, or album? Sign up for our NextReads e-newsletters and get insightful recommendations just for you!
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Provides contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.
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Download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your Windows or Mac computer or transfer them to any number of compatible portable devices.
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Thousands of images from the San Joaquin Valley & Sierra Foothills Photo Heritage Project.
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LearningExpress Library features Popular Software Skills Center and more!
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Procitizen offers preparation for the Naturalization Test.
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Preparación para el examen de ciudadanía.
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Pronunciator offers language learning courses taught in English and over 50 non-English languages. Learn another language from Spanish, English or a host of other languages.
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Aprenda más de 50 idiomas. Francés, Vietnamita, Ingles y más están disponibles para hispanohablantes que quieren aprender.
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Welcome to the world’s largest newsstand. Browse numerous magazine titles and download them absolutely free. View them on your PC, or on the go from virtually any mobile device.
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Desde mejorar su lectura, escritura y habilidades matemáticas hasta la preparación del examen GED, los recursos que encontrará aquí lo ayudarán a lograr sus metas.
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Business and residential directories including phone numbers, addresses and detailed company information. Great for job searching or building client lists.  Also contains a listing of 855,000 physicians and dentists in the country.
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Repair information for over 190,000 models of consumer electronics devices, CBs, antique radios, car stereos and other devices from SAMS Technical Publishing.
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The San Joaquin Valley Digitization Project image collection consists of photographs selected from the collections of the nine public libraries of the San Joaquin Valley Library System, as well as the collections of museums and individuals in their communities. The photos were selected mainly for their historical interest. They represent various aspects of life in the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada foothills; in the counties of Kern, Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Madera, and Mariposa. The photos date from 1850 to 2002.
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LearningExpress Library features a School Center and more!
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Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
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Science information for homework and general interest for kids aged 10-16. ScienceFlix is curriculum-driven, the content is divided by reading levels, and it has interactive features and intuitive navigation.
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Social Security online. Retirement benefit information, get forms or replacement cards, apply for disability and more.
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TechBoomers.com is a free educational website that teaches people with limited computer skills how to use the most popular websites and tools on the Internet, including social networks.
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Prepare for GED, SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, the military and more. Get information on college programs, tuition assistance, as well as career advice.
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Provides contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.
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Provides contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.
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For a directory of these resources by subject, start at Online Resources Subject Guide.
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