St. Ignatius

Streets of San Francisco Project

Helpful Research Resources 

San Francisco Public Library's DigitalSF "Our digital collections consist of San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection, Sanborn Maps, San Francisco Voter Information Pamphlets, a small collection of oral histories, and digitized books in the public domain."

Biographies at the Museum of the City of San Francisco Biographies of notable San Francisco residents. A digital archive of photographs, oral histories, and neighborhood newspapers.

How to Research a San Francisco Building A guide created by SFPL.

San Francisco Public Library Newspaper Archives Access to historic and current newspapers.

Bay Area Television Archive -  preserves 6000 hours of newsfilm, documentaries and other TV footage produced in the Bay Area and Northern California from the Twentieth Century.

Online Archive of California Search for your subject then choose Online Items.

We have many books in our catalog devoted to San Francisco politics, neighborhoods, and history.

SF Gate's Local News

SF Chronicle's Local News


Helpful How-tos

Use Zbib to create your Works Cited entries. If you need guidelines on how to do this, watch this video.

How to Create an Annotated Bibliography This video demonstrates how to create and format your Annotated Works Cited/Bibliography.

How to upload a video to YouTube Make sure you choose Unlisted as the privacy setting.