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Home Access Available  Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): Search specialized reference sources for education information. Text-to-speech available in HTML format.
Home Access Available  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.
Home Access Available  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.
Home Access Available  Career Cruising: Career Cruising includes tools to help identify work interests, skills, and learning preference through nationally recognized assessment tests. Provides comprehensive college, university, and vocational school information to help plan education and training. Contains advice for developing a job search plan, writing cover letters and resumes and preparing for job interviews. Helps find available jobs in specific career interests. Has a My Plan tool to help keep track of personalized career exploration and planning activities.
Library Access Only  Children's Technology Review (use in Library): Provides objective reviews of children's interactive media products and help parents, teachers, researchers, publishers and librarians find interactive media products. The ratings reward settings that empower children, fostering an active, responsive, child controlled setting.
Home Access Available  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.
Home Access Available  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.
Home Access Available  Education Research Complete (EBSCO): Bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research relating to all areas of education. Topics included from early childhood to higher education in full text from 1300 education journals plus other resources..
Home Access Available  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.
Home Access Available  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.
Home Access Available  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. Text-to-speech available in HTML format.
Home Access Available  Lynda.com: Training video courses to learn technology, creative and business skills. It contains thousands of courses including web development, video and audio production, presentation skills, leadership and management strategies, animation, photography and technology skills for teachers. Courses can be taken on any desktop, laptop or tablet. NOTE: To use this database, 'Create a Profile' on the database website. If you forget your password, please contact Lynda.com directly at cs@lynda.com or 888.335.9632 to get it reset.
Home Access Available  ProCitizen: Provides a series of 100 informative videos, plus practice exercises and quizzes to help prepare for the Civics, Reading and Writing portions of the Naturalization Test. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Home Access Available  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.
Home Access Available  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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