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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.



Safari Tech Books Online

Thousands of high demand eBooks on technology topics, including titles published by O'Reilly Press, Sun Press, Microsoft Press, Prentice Hall, Adobe Press, and more.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)

Small Business Reference Center

Provides up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business; including a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas. In addition, business videos provide critical information for business owners, including ‘how to’ videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. The full-text reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin) 

Standard and Poor's Daily Price Record

Daily Price Record is a database containing historical and current pricing data for securities traded on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and American Stock Exchange.

(Available only to Marin County Free Library jurisdiction residents due to licensing agreements.)

Student Resource Center

The Student Research Center is designed for Middle and High School students. It searches the EBSCO databases we offer for the best resources on their topic for students and contains full text articles for more than 140 popular magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles) and full text articles are also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Student Resource Center contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnall's New World EncyclopediaAmerican Heritage Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Animals.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)