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Science and Technology

Access Science

This discovery and reference tool provides authoritative encyclopedia articles on science and technology, plus multimedia and graphics, science news, biographies of scientists, and a study center.

(Available only to residents within Marin County Free Library jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements
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Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

This resource covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory & systems, new technologies, and social & professional context.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)

Lynda.com

Lynda.com provides self-paced, online learning video programs by experts in a variety a subjects; including business, design, web and photography. Thousands of classes are available and are targeted towards beginners, intermediate users, advanced users and appropriate for all users. Classes are available on your home computer, in the library and on mobile devices.

(Available only to residents within Marin County Free Library jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements
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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)