FRCC Course Reserves
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): Search specialized reference sources for education information.
BrainFuse Adult Learning Center: Brainfuse Adult Learning Center provides online, one-on-one coaching to help improve jobs skills and provides tools for job searching. It provides practice tests like the GED and U.S. Citizenship tests. Live tutors and resume building assistance are available 7 days a week from 3 p.m. until 12 midnight. Access is also available in Spanish. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
BrainFuse Homework HelpNow: Brainfuse Homework HelpNow provides online homework help through live, one-to-one tutoring for students in grades K-12 and college. Brainfuse provides help with subjects like math and science, an interactive writing lab and ACT and SAT test preparation. Live tutors are available 7 days a week from 3 p.m. until 12 midnight. Access is also available in Spanish. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
CQ Researcher: Overviews of current issues and controversial topics including pro/con statements, background and chronology on the topic, assessment of the current situation, and bibliographies of key sources written by CQ Press journalists.
EasyBib: Online citation generator that converts relevant information for works to be cited, including websites, books, magazine, newspaper & journal articles and many other sources, into a properly cited bibliography. Supports MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citation styles.
JSTOR: Access to academic journals 3 years old and older in a broad spectrum of disciplines, including education, business, law psychology, and public policy. Also included are a large number of journals in the biological sciences. This large backfile includes journals from early in the 1900's.
LearningExpress: Interactive skill-building courses, tutorials and practice tests. Study guides for official exams, such as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, PRAXIS, CBEST, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker exams. Tutorials in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more; and basic skill- building in writing, reading comprehension, math, homeschooling, and more. To use this database, register for an account on the database site. The username is your PRPLD library card number. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts (EBSCO) with full text: Designed for librarians, LISTA Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals and nearly 30 full-text monographs.
Pronunciator: Pronunciator provides access to learn 75 languages using 50 different language interfaces. For example, a Spanish speaker can learn Chinese in a Spanish context, without having to go through English. Each Pronunciator course has up to 10,000 exercises, 2,500 quizzes and up to 350 hours of downloadable audio lessons. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans (GALE): provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
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