Gunderson High
Library Media Center

Library Media Center

LMC Hours

7:00am - 3:00pm

Library Media Center / Textbook Contact

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Tel: 408-535-6340 x61130

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San Jose Student Library Card

Libby App

San Jose Public Library Partnership now active!
Click HERE for info on how students can access resources at the SJPL with their student I.D. number!
Borrow and read ebooks and audiobooks from your local public library for FREE!

Download the Libby App today here!

Public Library

Visit the San Jose Public Library website to search their catalog and learn about their available locations and free services.


Library Catalog

Browse our new Interface for our online library catalog.  You can browse as a guest, or log in and access many new features, such as building your own reading lists and accessing databases and e-books.

Please ask the Library Media Center staff if you have questions about searching our catalog or looking up your personal account.

From outside your school network, Gale databases can be accessed using “SanJoseUSD” for the password.


Research Databases

STARTING A RESEARCH PAPER?  Check out the one stop shopping for all your research needs!  All credible sources and pro/con articles are available with MLA citations provided for each source. When it comes to researching information – work smarter, not harder!

Check it out here:

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.



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.


Citation Resources

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

  • BibMe - Fast and easy bibliography maker – MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian citation styles
  • Citation Machine - Helps students and professional researchers to properly credit their information sources
  • EasyBib - Free bibliography maker – MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab - General writing, research & MLA/APA guidelines, and much more
  • The Writing Center - MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

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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!

  • ABC News - Breaking news, latest news & top video news
  • CBS News - Breaking news, business, entertainment & World news
  • NBC News - Breaking news & top stories- World news, US & local
  • PBS News - PBS NewsHour recent programs
  • BBC Archive - Take a trip through our collective past with the BBC archives and discover themed collections of radio and TV programs, documents and photographs from as far back as the 1930s.

Primary Sources

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



If you would like to donate gently used books, purchase a book(s) or magazine subscriptions for our Library Media Center, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Thank you for thinking of our students and helping to make the Library Media Center a valuable resource!