Databases by Title


Databases by Title
Access from home with your library card


Access World News: US and international news

America’s Obituaries and Death Notices: United States only, 1860- current

Ancestry Library Edition: In-library access only.

AtoZdatabases: Search people and businesses, or create mailing lists

Archives Unbound - historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students 


BookBrowse: Online magazine for book lovers

Book Connections: book trailers, meet-the-author videos, reading guides & more

Britannica School Edition: for elementary, middle and high school students


Carmel Pine Cone: Local newspaper (1915-2006)

Consumer Reports: Find product reviews


Encyclopedia of Associations: Information on regional, national and international organizations

Escolar Online:  Brittanica Escolar from the California State Library


Fire Insurance Maps Online: Access through your library account. Historical maps of Monterey County houses and buildings, 1880s-1950s. (Request additional Carmel maps.)


Gale eBooks: Reference books on science, health, religion and more

GetSetUp: Free live, online classes for older adults, including cooking, exercise, tech skills and much more.


Kanopy: Stream Classic Cinema, Indie Film and Top Documentaries


Mango Languages: A fast, easy way to learn a language. Over 70 languages available!

Monterey County Herald: Search articles from 2002 – the present


New York Times from 1851 to the present: in the library or use this link outside the library.  Create an account with your personal email address, or “Log In” if you already have created an account. More info…

Novelist: Reviews, readalikes, and more for fiction and non-fiction


San Francisco Community Coverage: San Francisco Bay Area newspapers, including the Chronicle and the Examiner

Skillshare: Access classes on entrepreneurship, graphic design, productivity, marketing, and more.


Value Line: Investment research. Smart research, smarter investing