media center links

Library media center links

Online Catalogs

To access our online catalog, go to the Destiny web page and choose Gunderson High School. The Library Media Center collection is searchable online 24/7 through the Destiny library management system. Every student and faculty member is provided a personal library account. Please ask the Library Media Center staff if you have questions about searching our catalog or looking up your personal account.

Visit the San Jose Public Library web site to search their online catalog and learn about their available locations and free services. You can reserve a book from another SJ Public Library and have it sent to the San Jose Public library of your choice.


Gunderson's library has eBooks that students may access from a computer or mobile device. How to access Gunderson's eBooks >>

Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android, or other portable device.

Salem PRESS Databases

The Salem Press Database is an online resource that includes the complete content of printed reference sets, updated on a regular basis. Gunderson High School currently has access to the Encyclopedia of Global Warming database and Great Athletes database **Access to these databases is limited to our on-campus network.

Recommended Reading

Need something to read? Here are some great websites that recommend books of special interest to teens!

Citation Resources

Need Citation help for research papers, including electronic resources? Check here for websites on how to properly cite your information.

Student Resources / Homework Help

Need help in math, science, history, writing, research and much, much, more?  Check out these websites in all subject areas.


Want to be up-to-date on what’s happening in the world around you?  Check here for websites!

Primary Sources

Provides original photographs, sound recording, videos, and photographs of original documents.