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These resources are available to anyone with a valid Marin library card, unless noted in the descriptions. (Some resources are only available to cardholders who live in our jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements). [Explain this]
Find encyclopedia entries and articles on science and technology, plus multimedia and graphics, and science news. (Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL jurisdictions) [Explain this]
Find articles and reports on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Ancestry: Library Edition
Explore your family history by searching genealogical sources, including census reports, birth and death records, and immigration records as well as newspaper articles, yearbook photos and more. (In-library use only at the Civic Center Library and California Room)
Explore local history materials from the Anne T. Kent California Room collection, including photographs, oral histories and articles from historic Marin County newspapers. More information. (Accessible to everyone. Library card not required.)
A collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for research which includes Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, Readymade Job Search Letters, Grizmek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, the Ancient World, Dictionary of American History, Fashion Costume and Culture, the Greenwood Library of World Folktales, the Gale Encyclopedia of Science and more.
Get live online homework help from an expert tutor. For students of all ages, in English or Spanish. Monday - Friday 1pm -10pm PST. Also includes a writing lab, test center, live skill building, foreign language lab and adult learning center.
Get expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching. Also includes an adult learning center offering test preparation including the GED and U.S. Citizenship test, writing lab and academic skills center with live online tutors. (Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL jurisdictions) [Explain this]
Online learning center with subject review and practice tests for occupation exams, AP tests, SAT & college prep & U.S. Citizenship test. Skill-building materials in math, reading and writing for all age groups. (Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL jurisdictions) [Explain this]
Online learning video programs by experts in a variety of subjects; including business, design, web and photography. Classes available for beginners, intermediate and advanced users. (Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL jurisdictions, as well as Belvedere-Tiburon, Mill Valley, San Rafael and Sausalito jurisdictions) [Explain this]
Independent investment research providing data on a wide variety of investment offerings; including stocks and mutual funds, real-time data and investment management services. (Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL jurisdictions) [Explain this]
Find articles from many current newspapers, including Marin Independent Journal, Christian Science Monitor, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times and others. Also includes TV and radio news transcripts from major broadcasting networks. See also ProQuest Newspapers.
Our largest collection of popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks and eAudiobooks. Download using the free Overdrive app or read in your browser with the OverDrive Read option. For more information, visit our eBooks page.
Learn about topics from opposing viewpoints, with an overview, point, counterpoint and Critical Thinking Guide. Articles include citations. Topics include affirmative action, cloning, Israel & the Palestinians, separation of church and state, and many more.
Find articles from current major national and international newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. See also Newspaper Source Plus.
Search business listings and view detailed company profiles. Filter by business type, geography, sales volume and other criteria. Also includes US white pages and job postings. Limit: 25 downloads per search. (Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL jurisdictions) [Explain this]
Look up historical and current pricing data for securities traded on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and American Stock Exchange. (Available only to library cardholders who live within MCFL jurisdictions) [Explain this]
Explore articles on social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Sources include international & regional newspapers, magazines, polls, pamphlets and government information.