Careers, Education & Test Prep
Full text of more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies and dictionaries — all from well-respected publishers
A collection of ebooks on various subjects.
A platform that allows the user to search multiple EBSCO databases at once and retrieve single set of results
Includes full-text education journals that cover the essentials of education and related fields of study, including in-depth coverage of special education
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is an award-winning reference database for lifelong career exploration and planning. It offers a wealth of resources for users to assess their career goals and interests, plan their education, learn workplace skills, find apprenticeships and internships, conduct a job search, and much more.
A collection of premier reference books that you can view and search online. You can search a single book, within a subject or across the library’s entire book collection.
161,000 multimedia resources, including high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.
Comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials and other career and life skills resources
Salem Press has recently updated our online platform with all new features, search capabilities and a great new design. It is now easier than ever before to access all Salem Press’ award-winning content in one database.
K-12 Student Center with Live Homework Help, Write Tutor Center, Test Prep Center, Skills Center, Resource Library
Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.
This book explores MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) from the perspective of veteran librarians, offering guidance to those considering offering MOOCs. It identifies pitfalls to avoid and outcomes to pursue with this trend in online learning, presents the pros and cons in considering a MOOC, and addresses various costs of offering a MOOC (personnel, licensing, software), the challenges of copyright and the administration required, and what the librarian’s role should be.
This guide includes detailed profiles submitted by more than 2,000 accredited institutions in the United States and Canada that grant baccalaureate degrees, provide guidance on selecting the right school, getting in and financial aid.
This book provides readers with complete and accurate information on need-based and non-need gift aid, loans, work-study, athletic awards, and other financial aid from colleges and universities that can be used to supplement federal financial aid packages.
This guide offers test-prep strategies and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including essential information on the new computer-based GED Test questions. Included are 5 full-length practice tests with answer explanations and a Word List to help improve GED Test vocabulary. Readers will learn valuable details on the 2014 GED Test structure, scoring, and passing requirements, as well as how to prepare for the exam and what to expect on test day.
This book provides test-taking strategies and skill-building exercises to prepare for the Redesigned SAT exam. It includes subject reviews for the Reading, Writing and Language, Math-No Calculator, and Math-Calculator test sections of the SAT and full-length Diagnostic Test and full-length practice tests.
This comprehensive guide features some 2,000 accredited two-year colleges as well as some international schools. Detailed profiles give students a complete picture of their choices and describe academic majors, standardized testing requirements, and more.
Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
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