Learning Express includes test preparation material, interactive practice exams and courses covering a variety of topics. Prepare to take the SAT, ACT, GED and other tests. Learn basic computer and internet skills, using essential software applications and navigating the job search process. The tests are based on the official exams and are timed to provide patrons with a true test-taking experience. Patrons will have to create a password and may complete an unfinished exam at a later time.
Learn a language here. Mango Language offers Spanish, French, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, English for Spanish speakers, English for Portuguese speakers and English for Polish speakers and more. Mango is a web based interactive program with a simple, step-by-step interface that makes learning a language fun. Each lesson includes audio and visual learning methods that are suited to all language learners. No downloads or technical expertise is necessary to effectively use Mango.
This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, etc.
Nursing Resource Center is a new online resource designed to support nursing programs at two-year community colleges, four-year colleges and vocational education high schools, as well as at public libraries supporting these schools nationwide. This resource offers premier supplemental reference material geared to the education and research needs of nursing students, providing relevant, easy-to-understand information on nursing topics that is presented in an intuitive interface. Nursing students can search through millions of pages of content from the top reference and textbook publications in the field, as well as animated depictions of human anatomy.
Primary Search® contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. This database also provides the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.
This is a comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text education journals. Professional Development Collection™ includes full text for more than 520 high-quality education journals including: Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Education Week, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others. This database also contains nearly 230 educational reports.
A high-quality customized set of 251 career related electronic books. Titles in the collection are focused on such topics as career selection, résumé and cover letter writing, interviewing, changing careers, test-taking strategies and more. Searching can be done across the entire collection and also in individual titles. Through the creation of a free account, users can take advantage of special OCLC NetLibrary features to save favorite titles and add personal notes about individual ebooks.
For students exploring college options or a potential career path or experienced workers considering a career change or continuing education, the assessments tools, career profiles, financial aid information and resume guides in Career Cruising makes this a powerful resource.
A good research source for educators, the Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals most of which are peer-reviewed journals. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.
For students in grades 9-12, college and adults. Practice taking standardized tests such at the PSAT, SAT, GRE, ACT, TOEFL and U.S. citizenship tests and more. Find out about college, graduate and other educational programs avaialble to traditional students, career changers, etc. Users will find in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and much more. Users will find high school test prep for GED, AP, ISEE, COOP, SSAT and more. Those aiming toward college can find tests geared to CLEP, FCAT, SAT, ACT, PSAT, TAKS and more. Graduate school preps include GRE, LSAT, MCAT and MAT. There are even international tests covering TOEFL, TOEIC and U.S. citizenship.