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STEM - Free and Open Access Resources for Research


If you have or can get a library card with the San Diego Public Library (SDPL), you will have remote access to a number of online resources for STEM research:

List as of July 13, 2022

  • Academic OneFile (Gale) - provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources.
  • Business Insights: Global (Gale) - research, analyze and compare companies and industries with industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories and more.
  • Ebook Central (ProQuest) - eBook database with over 12,000 titles to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology).
  • Gale In Context - collections for science and environmental studies
  • JSTOR (onsite only) - full text journal articles from hundreds of university presses (articles from the last 3-5 years may not be available)