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Databases

Business Source Complete

A business research database that features company profiles and full-text articles for more than 2,000 journals dating back to 1965 and searchable cited references back to 1998.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)

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.

Learning Express Library

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

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research that provides data on a wide variety of investment offerings; including stocks and mutual funds, real-time data and investment managment services.

(Available only to residents within Marin County Free Library jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements
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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 residents within Marin County Free Library jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements
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Regional Business News

This database provides full-text articles for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications. (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.

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 residents within Marin County Free Library jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements
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