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Search businesses, people, mailing lists, sales leads, jobs and more

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Full text of more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies and dictionaries — all from well-respected publishers

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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

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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.

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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

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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

Ebooks

Provides in-depth overviews of 112 core North American industries and related jobs and careers.

Careers in Communications & Media comprises twenty-five lengthy chapters on a broad range of branches and divisions with these industry segments, including traditional and long-established fields such as Advertising Director and Journalist, as well as in-demand and cutting-edge fields such as Software Developer, Web Developer and Animator.

This title examines 22 branches or fields of study in healthcare and allied health such as: Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Therapy, Radiation Therapy, Speech Pathology, Respiratory Therapy, Athletic Training, Healthcare Information Management and more.

College Blue Book, 48th ed., 6 v, 2021

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.

Education Reform is the focus of the National Forensics League’s 2017-2018 Policy Debate. Articles discuss different strategies in reforming primary and secondary education in the U.S.

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 book provides up-to-date information on millions of privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service, and other categories that are available from such private sources as foundations, corporations, and religious and civic organizations.

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.

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College Board Online- Includes SAT Registration

Coursera partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide.

ERIC- Educational Resources Information Center

Twelve good places to find historical imagery to spark inquiry.

Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University.

Saylor Academy is a nonprofit initiative working since 2008 to offer free and open online courses to all who want to learn.

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