Students Online Resources

These resources should be helpful for High School and all students:

Computer Education

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, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

Computer Skills Center

Learn the fundamentals of your computer, the Internet and popular software applications like Windows, MAC, Microsoft and Adobe with these easy-to-follow multimedia tutorials! Available through LearningExpress Library.

Digital Literacy

Empower learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape. Interactive activities guide students through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create podcasts, multimedia presentations, social media campaigns, and more. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more. Digital Literacy will give your students and patrons the skills to be savvy digital citizens!

Drivers’ Practice Tests

A free driver education program includes the following state-specific information:

  • 10 car practice tests
  • 6 motorcycle practice tests
  • 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
  • 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
  • An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Financial Literacy

The Rosen Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college and retirement and avoid fraud and scams. Financial Literacy is an online economics and personal finance resource specifically designed for students in grades 7–12, but can easily benefit adults.

eBook Public Library Collection

This collection includes a wide selection of ebooks, curated by librarians, with convenient browsing options.

Find over 33,000 downloadable eBooks that includes fiction and non-fiction titles for both adults and juveniles. A wide range of subjects and topics are covered including self-help, Health & Fitness, Games, Crafts & Hobbies, Cooking, Family, Marriage and Religion.

All titles have unlimited simultaneous access so no waiting on holds!

GED Practice Tests and Online Classes

Welcome to GED® Study Guide
The #1 GED® Prep Guide

Passing the GED® test can be hard. That’s why we’re here to help. At GED® Study Guide, we have tons of free resources to help you study. We have everything from practice tests, video lessons, online courses and a thriving community of students just like you.

Also includes ACT, SAT and GRE test prep materials

LearningExpress Library helps libraries improve the lives of their patrons every day through a highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Targeted Learning Centers Include
  • College admissions and placement exams (ACT, SAT, AP, and TOEFL)
  • Academic skills-improvement for 4th grade skills-level through college (reading, writing, math, science)
  • Graduate School Admissions exams (GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT and MCAT)
  • Adult learning (reading, writing, math, science and more)
  • High school equivalency (GED, HiSET, and TASC) test prep
  • U.S. citizenship test prep in English and Spanish
  • Spanish content available for the GED test and academic skills improvement
  • Career occupational certification exam prep
Features Include
  • Easy-to-use website navigation
  • Responsive design for mobile devices
  • Guidance pages and personalized learning roadmap
  • Individualized study plans
  • Secure personal portfolio
  • Timed and untimed practice tests
  • Instant test and essay scoring
  • Detailed answer explanations
  • Downloadable e-books
  • Unlimited remote access
  • Add-on centers available for Computer Skills and Job & Career
Tutorials, Practice Tests and More

This flagship LearningExpress product is comprised of a comprehensive selection of interactive online tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books, and high-stakes test preparation — modeled after official tests. LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals.

LearningExpress: www.learningexpresslibrary3.com

Patrons will need to create an account at the library and can then use that account for access from anywhere

Academic Search Elite

An Extensive Online Archive Of Institute Articles And Studies On A Variety Of Issues. Our journal covers economics, political science, law, history, philosophy, and sociology.

Book Collection: Nonfiction

Book CollectionNonfiction is a rich database of abstracts and searchable full text for thousands of popular nonfiction books. Designed for schools and public libraries, it includes titles on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.

EBSCO Host

Access to over 15 different databases covering a wide array of materials and information for all age levels and research needs.

ERIC

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.

Explora

Find the latest news articles and consumer information like Consumer Reports and top news magazines.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

MAS Ultra – School edition

MAS Ultra – School Edition is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags.

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.

Online Practice Tests 

Lessons and study aids to improve Math, Science, Social Studies, and English Language arts skills.  College Prep Center includes SAT, ACT, ASVAB practice tests and many other resources. Learn about careers and find practice tests for occupation exams. Available through LearningExpress Library.

Primary Search

Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers.

Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

 

Civics

ProCitizen

Are you or someone you know preparing to become a United States citizen?  If so, ProCitizen from Pronunciator has the help you need.  Learn all about democracy, how the U.S. government works, American history and geography, and brush up your English reading and writing skills at the same time.  Learn by watching videos, practice with drills and take quizzes to help you know when you are ready to take the exam.

Language Learning

Duolingo

Duolingo is the world’s most popular way to learn a language. It’s 100% free, fun and science-based. Practice online on duolingo.com or on the apps.

Pronunciator

Pronunciator is a language-learner database containing 87 languages, and growing. There is also ESL taught in 55 non-English languages. Each language has an average of over 9,600 instructional phrases, which means years of possible activities. Uniquely, Pronunciator also offers the ability to learn any language in any other language – making for 4,785 possible course combinations.