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SuperSearch provides an easy, yet powerful means of accessing most of the library’s information resources through a single search. Simply click on the “SuperSearch” tab and enter your search query to retrieve results from over thirty databases.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Database
Gale Virtual Reference Library contains college-level subject-specific encyclopedias; good starting point; get an overview of a topic and identify some keywords you can use to search for articles.
Suggestion: Try typing a Twentieth Century decade and the word "overview". Example: 1950s overview
Academic Search Complete Database
Academic Search Complete is a multidisciplinary database and thus can be used to find information on research paper topics for any of your classes at College of Marin. It includes:
- Magazine articles
- Academic journal articles
- Newspaper articles
Proquest News & Newspapers Database
ProQuest News & Newspapers provides full-text articles from five national newspapers including the Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.
Oxford Art Online Database
Oxford Art Online is a comprehensive art information resources with access to 45,000 articles, 500,000 biographical citations, 86,000 cross-references, 720,000 index entries, and images from the Bridgeman Art Library and other external image links.
ARTstor is a digital image database where you can find thousands of high-resolution images from art, the physical sciences, and other courses that use visual images. These images are available to COM students, staff, and faculty for academic use. Your instructor may also make particular selections from ARTstor available to you through MyCOM portal.
Learn how to use ARTstor here!
GreenFILE offers information covering various aspects of human impact to the environment. This database draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. In this database you will find:
- academic journal articles
- magazine articles
- government reports
- book chapters
- industry reports
- market research reports
Suggestion: To get a sense of what this database offers on architecture, try typing in architect*