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Databases

Bookflix

An interactive literacy resource that builds a love of reading and learning, online! BookFlix pairs classic fictional video storybooks from publisher Weston Woods with nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to reinforce reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding. BookFlix is accessible to every child – early readers, reluctant readers, and English Language Learners.
(Available to all California residents)

Literary Reference Center

A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes as part of a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books and literary journals.
(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)

OneClickdigital

OneClickdigital provides patrons with access to popular eAudiobooks from various devices including iPods, iPads, iPhones, MP3 players , Android tablets, Kindle Fire, Nook readers; as well as Mac and Windows computers. 

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

Rock's Backpages

The ultimate archive of music journalism with over 23,000 classic articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop, by the finest music writers of the last 50 years.

(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)