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Access premium online resources for free, in the library or from home with your 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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Jobs and Careers

JobNow: Live Job Assistance

JobNow is a unique service that features expert resume assistance/live interview preparation and career coaching. JobNow services include: Live Interview Coaching where job seekers receive live interview practice from online job coaches, Premium Resume Lab which includes online resume/cover letter assistance from trained writing experts and Job Resources where users can draw from a carefully-selected library of interview tips, resume templates, career assessments and other valuable resources. In addition, JobNow provides an Adult Learning Center (ALC) designed for adult learners, the ALC offers test preparation; including the GED and U.S.. Citizenship test, an expert writing lab and a unique academic skills center featuring live online tutors.
(Available only to Marin County Free Library jurisdiction residents due to licensing agreements)

 

Learning Express Library

Web-based learning solution for test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources.
(Available only to Marin County Free Library jurisdiction residents due to licensing agreements)

Aprendizaje en línea de lectura, escritura y matemáticas para ganar las credenciales GED o preparación para ser ciudadano estadounidense. 
(Disponible a residentes de las jurisdicciones de la Biblioteca Gratuita del Condado de Marin)

Professional Development Collection (Ebsco)

The Professional Development Collection includes full text for more than 500 high-quality education journals including; Booklist, Education, High School Journal, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal and many others.

(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin) 

Reference USA

This database provides company profiles that include address, phone number, size, lines of business, and executive or contact for each firm and covers 120 million U.S. residents and households.
In-Library Use: 25 Prints/Downloads per search. Remote Use: 5 Prints/Downloads per search.
(Available only to Marin County Free Library jurisdiction residents due to licensing agreements)

Tuition Funding Sources

A private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
(Available only to Marin County Free Library jurisdiction residents due to licensing agreements)

Virtual Reference Library (Gale)

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.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)