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RESEARCH AND LEARNING
 
Writing a research paper or need homework help? Are you researching your family history? Looking for medical information? Library staff is here to provide professional reference services to help you find the right resources to answer all your questions!
 
    Online Databases
    eBooks: Non-fiction, Educational & Reference titles
    Free online reference tools 
    Learning Tools
 


eBOOKS: NON-FICTION, EDUCATIONAL & REFERENCE TITLES 
 
 
 EBSCO eBooks - NetLibrary
 
Full-text scholarly, reference and professional eBooks from leading university, academic and professional publishers. These eBooks are digital versions of print books from a broad range of subject areas and topics. The eBooks may be downloaded on your mobile devices. Click here for a list of compatible devices.
 
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Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
 
Database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources. Fully searchable across all files.
 
 
WorldBook Online - E-books
 
(To access e-books, go to "World Book Online Reference Center" and then click on "E-Book Center" in the Research Tools category.)
The e-book collection includes hundreds of fiction and non-fiction titles in two downloadable e-reader formats: Adobe ePub and Mobi. These two formats are compatible with a wide variety of portable reading devices, including Kindle, iPad, and Nook.   
Free apps for World Book eBooks are available for iPad (iTunes store) and Android (Google Play store).
 
 
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FREE ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS

 
Google Scholar search engine: Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
 
Infoplease.com:  Free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus.
 
Statista.com: Find high-quality statistics, surveys and studies from over 18,000 sources on the internet's leading statistics database. 
   
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LEARNING TOOLS

 

 

 

DigitalLearn.org

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, the Digital Learning Lab can help you set up an e-mail account, learn Windows 7, and learn basic Internet navigation.

 

 

 

 

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Do It Yourself Reference Centers

Whether you're starting a new business, puttering around the house, or just in the mood to pursue your hobbies, these resources offer compelling content, plus powerful tips and tools.

· Auto Repair Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center

· Legal Information Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center       

 

 

Learning Express Library

An interactive learning and test preparation site for academic, career and civil service tests such as the 4th grade and 8th grade reading tests, postal work exam, GED, SAT and ASVAB (Armed Services). Includes practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
 

Lynda.com

Videos by experts in their field give training in business, IT, programming, photography, media and more.  Over 5,000 videos; watch a small segment or stay on a learning path to earn a certificate.  Improve your workskills for business, pleasure or for promotion.


Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.

Pronunciator es una manera divertida y fácil de aprender cualquiera de los 80 idiomas disponibles.
 
ProCitizen | Preparing you for U.S. Citizenship
If you already have a Pronunciator student name and password, you can log in below. If you don't, register under "First time here?" and you'll receive a student name and password that will work for both Pronunciator and ProCitizen!
  
ProCitizen | Preparación para obtener la ciudadanía estadounidense
Si ya tienes un nombre de estudiante y contraseña de Pronunciator, puedes iniciar sesión a continuación. De lo contrario, regístrate donde dice "¿Es tu primera vez aquí?" y recibirás un nombre de estudiante y contraseña que funcionán tanto para Pronunciator como ProCitizen.
 

 

   

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