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Books & Reading

 ESL

 Jobs & Careers

 Business & Finance

  Genealogy

 Language Learning

College

General Research

 Law & Government

 Computers & Technology

 Health

 Student Research 

 DIY & Repair

 Homework Help


  To access many of these resources outside the Library, you will need your library card number.

 

 

 

Books & Reading

 

 ABC Mouse For younger children, start building reading skills in the ABCMouse.com learning environment. This service is only available in the library. 

AR BookFinder: Are you taking part in the Accelerated Reader? Find your next book with BookFinder! You can search the title of the book to find out if it has a quiz, its points value, and its reading and interest levels. You can also search by reading level, interest level, subject and more to find your next book.

Need help getting started with BookFinder? Check out the Parents' Guide.

EBSCO E-Books

Browse our EBSCO eBook and eAudiobook collection.

  

 

NoveList PlusFind your next great read with NoveList Plus. NoveList Plus has expert reading recommendations. Get trustworthy advice from people who love to read. Plus, find series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.


NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus has all the great features of NoveList Plus, but just for kids! Find the next great, age-appropriate read for the younger reader in your life.


   

OverDrive Catalog Link  Browse our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks at our OverDrive Library-to-Go. Need help getting started with eBooks? Check out Help from Overdrive.

 

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Business & Finance

Small Business Reference CenterSmall Business Reference Center provides up-to-date information on relevant topics, from starting a company, operations management and sales, to growing or rescuing a business. The user-friendly interface guides users through small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

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College

TestPrepWebPromo2015-150X75HelpNow not only has ACT and SAT test prep, but it also has a fantastic CollegeNow section.  From picking a college to editing your essays to applying for scholarships, CollegeNow has advice for every part of the process.  Access CollegeNow through the SkillSurfer portion of HelpNow.


testing-and-educationThe Testing and Education Reference Center features practice SAT, ACT, AP, and graduate school exams. Practice the tests before you take them so you can focus your studying and earn higher scores.

  

Learning Express LibraryFrom elementary and middle school through high school and college and on to professional and career, LearningExpress Library helps people grow, learn, and achieve success. Resources include math, reading, writing, grammar, science, college prep, and entrance exam prep.

 

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Computers & Technology

ALCWebPromo2015-150x75The Adult Learning Center has classes on using Microsoft Office, as well as computer programming. Find "Computers and Technology" lessons under the SkillSurfer portion.

  

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DIY & Repair

Auto repair, EBSCO, database The Auto Repair Reference Center contains repair information on more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles, from 1945 to the present, nearly 800,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, over 80,000 technical service bulletins, almost 100,000 wiring diagrams, labor and cost estimator, videos and quick tips.  

 

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ESL

Get help with English through HelpNow. Go to the SkillSurfer section and select "ESL". HelpNowWebPromo2015-150X75

 

 

 

 

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Genealogy

ancestry_iconOnly available inside the Library. Ancestry.com is one of the most important genealogical collections available with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the UK . Find census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. This resource makes research easy for beginners while providing in-depth tools for advanced genealogists.


heritage_quest_150x75Heritage Quest is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical research. Coverage dates back to the late 1700s.

 

 

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General Research

Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier covers the expansive academic disciplines now being offered in colleges and universities. It provides comprehensive content, including PDF backfiles to 1975 or further for nearly 150 journals, and searchable cited references for more than 1,060 titles.


 Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. 

 

 

Literary Reference Center Plus  Literary Reference Center Plus features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and work overviews, full-text essays, literary reference books, full text for literary journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more. Topics include classic literature, drama, religious literature, children's books, science fiction, and more.

 

Points of VIew Reference Center Points of View Reference Center contains more than 370 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint. Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances the reader’s ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

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Health

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, and more.

 

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Homework Help

HelpNowWebPromo2015-150X75HelpNow offers one-on-one, interactive tutoring in virtually every subject with highly-trained tutors who are familiar with Common Core. The service also includes writing and foreign language labs, test preparation tools, and skills building sessions. It is recommended that all users create a username and password to save past lessons.

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Jobs & Careers

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  JobNow provides on-demand access to live, expert coaches for every stage of a patron’s job search. Resume Lab, Resume Templates and Resume Resources are available 24/7. Live job coaches and practice interviewers are available 1-10pm 7 days a week.


testing-and-educationTesting & Education Reference Center allows job seekers to explore career choices, assess their likes, determine their abilities and strengths, measure their interests, build a web-based resume, create a cover letter, research specific job salaries, and map a career path to occupations most suitable to their goals. In addition, practice tests and study guides for many career certification exams are provided.

Learning Express Library

Finding a job is a complicated process that involves many steps along the way. Job & Career Accelerator in the Learning Express Library is a comprehensive resource with everything you need to find, apply for, and get hired into ideal positions. Within this innovative job-hunting system is everything job seekers need to create professional and competitive resumes and cover letters, search for jobs that fit their needs, give professional interviews, and more.

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Language Learning

duolingoLearning languages with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Learn French, Spanish, German, Italian, Turkish, Swedish and more!

 


HelpNowWebPromo2015-150X75Get live help with Spanish! Log into HelpNow and click on Language Lab.

 

 

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Law & Government

Legal Information Reference CenterThe Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 220 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues, including business law, family law, financial planning, property and real estate, rights and disputes, and more. 

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Student Research

 

ABC Mouse For younger children, start building reading, math, and other school skills in the ABCMouse.com learning environment. This service is only available in the library. 

AR BookFinder: Are you taking part in the Accelerated Reader? Find your next book with BookFinder! You can search the title of the book to find out if it has a quiz, its points value, and its reading and interest levels. You can also search by reading level, interest level, subject and more to find your next book.

Need help getting started with BookFinder? Check out the Parents' Guide.

 

 

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Explora for Students is available in three grade-specific interfaces.  

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students of all ages to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. A far better alternative to websites and search engines, Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books 

 

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Literary Reference Center Plus Literary Reference Center Plus features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and work overviews, full-text essays, literary reference books, full text for literary journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more. Topics include classic literature, drama, religious literature, children's books, science fiction, and more.


Points of VIew Reference Center Points of View Reference Center contains more than 370 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint. Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances the reader’s ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

 

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