Gunderson High
Library Media Center

Library Media Resources

Library Media Center / Textbook Contact

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Library Media Center Technician
Gunderson High School
Tel: 408-535-6340 x61130

LMC Hours

8:00am - 4:00pm

Access your library & textbook account through
our Library Online Catalog - Destiny


Research Databases available for all SJUSD students!

Access at home
UN = sanjose
PW = sjusd

Britannica School

Access at home
PW = 4Research!

Sirs Discover

SIRS Researcher

Proquest Research Companion


PBS Video Collection



Ebook Central



Gale in Context High & Middle School
Home PW = SanJoseUSD




GALE Middle

Gale Environmental

Gale Science

National Geographic

Teaching Books

Access at home
TeachingBooks & Book Connections: 
UN = sjusd
PW = teachingbooksk12


SJUSD Library
SJUSD Digital Library

SJ Public Library


Springboard Reading List

Springboard Recommended Reading Lists Available to support your ELA Springboard Units.

9th Grade

Flexible Novel Unit 2
Reading Lists Units 1-4

10th Grade

Flexible Novel Unit
Reading Lists Units 1-4

11th Grade

Flexible Novel Unit
Springboard Reading Lists


Research Databases

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!


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