Databases From On & Off Campus
The College of Marin Library subscribes to a number of databases, which provide online access to articles, books, and more. Access the databases on campus and off campus:
On Campus: Click on any database to access it
Off Campus: Click on any database. You will be asked to enter MyCOM username and password
Why Use Library Databases?
- Are paid for by the Library so that you can have free access to scholarly information.
- Content is evaluated for authority and accuracy.
- Information is stable, meaning it doesn't disappear after a period of time.
- Through subject pages it is easy to find databases with information that relates specifically to your topic
- Offer options to quickly limit or expand your search results to find the best articles for your topic.
- Databases can have a specific focus, such as History Reference Center, or can be more general, such as Academic Search Complete.
- College of Marin Library has approximately 50 databases. Our most popular databases:
- Many sources are free, but others require you to pay.
- Information is not evaluated for accuracy and may be incorrect, misleading or biased.
- Websites come and go.
- Is not organized.
- Search engines (like Google) often return an overwhelming number of results. These search engines offer no quick way of narrowing your results to ensure they relate to your topic.
- Automotive Repair Reference Center
- Global Issues In Context
- Science: Journal from AAAS
Databases at College of Marin, A-Z
Publications Locator: Search for Specific Periodicals
Want to know if the Library has access to a particular magazine, newspaper, or academic journal?
Want to know what periodicals the library has for a subject (For example: psychology journals and magazines)?