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From ebooks to language learning to homework help, the Marin County Free Library offers a variety of free, online research and resources that can be accessed from within the library and from home with your library card. Apply for a library card.

Due to licensing agreements, some resources limit access to in-library use, public library use and Marin County Free Library jurisdictions. Access is noted in each description. For more information or to find out if your home library is within a Marin County Free Library jurisdiction, visit the MARINet Help page.
 

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Newspaper Source Plus

This resource provides more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, including major newspapers such as New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science MonitorSan Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald(Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others. In addition to full-text articles, thousands of television and radio news transcripts are available, including ABC News (American Broadcasting Company), ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS and more.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)

NoveList

A readers' advisory service that provides access to information on thousands of fiction titles and offers a wide range of content that will serve fiction readers of all kinds. NoveList includes author readalikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)

NoveList K-8

A reader’s advisory service aimed at the K-8 population, this resource contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles. Also includes discussion guides, award-winner lists and recommendations.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)