All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov 27 & Friday, Nov 28 for Thanksgiving.

Corte Madera Library will be closed for upgrades Nov 27 - Dec 15, reopening on Dec 16. More details.

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Databases

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

This scholarly collection offers full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields.

Legal Information Reference Center

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.
(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.

Recommended Websites

Law Websites

 

Federal Government Websites

  • USA.gov
    Official web portal contains comprehensive information on government resources, services and forms for citizens, businesses and government.
     
  • Benefits.gov
    Official government benefits website, with tools to help you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive.
     
  • Government Forms.gov
    Find federal forms and applications, by agency name.
     
  • Internal Revenue Service
    Downloadable forms and instructions.
     
  • THOMAS
    In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress.


State Government Websites


Local Government Websites