Library Resources


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The Marian Central Catholic H. S. Online Catalog provides book titles, cover pictures and reviews for resources available to Marian students within our library.

 Worldcat is the world’s most comprehensive database of information about library collections.  Libraries cooperatively contribute, enhance and share bibliographic data through WorldCat, connecting people

to cultural and scholarly resources in libraries worldwide.

 Biblioboard  Free E-books available for you, courtesy of RAILS. Just click on “find your library”. You will then need to log in with the Marian User ID and Password.

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science-in-contextScience In Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science In Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.  

ebsco_hostEBSCO Host provides articles and material from magazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, biographies,  radio and television transcripts, country, state and province reports, primary source documents, as well as photos, maps and flags, AP sources and teacher resources.

first_searchFirst Search is a statewide Illinois catalog with 14 databases, including journal indexes and abstracts, online reference materials and book-holdings.

ovrcOpposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a one-stop source for information on today’s hottest social issues. Features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.