Ebsco’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both research and instruction. Explora searches across the following resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness.
Gale LegalForms provides access to thousands of State and Federal legal forms covering legal area like landlord-tenant relations, divorce agreements, business relationships and end-of-life issues. These forms are provided for informational purposes and are not intended to take the place of an attorney’s legal advice.
Research & Practice Reading Skills
Research while practicing reading skills with Read It! Help students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It! is also a great tool for English Language Learners.
Reference Solutions is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses (59 million) and U.S. residents (310 milliion). Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.
Universal Class is an online learning platform that allows you to take courses at your own pace while you interact with a live instructor via email. It offers more than 500 online non-college credit Continuing Education courses in topics like Accounting and Bookkeeping, Business, Entrepreneurship, Office Skills, Alternative Medicine, Parenting and Family, Performing Arts, Career Training, Personal Care, Pet and Animal Care, Computers and Technology, Psychology, Cooking, Real Estate, Financial Management, Religious Studies, Science, Self-Help, Homeschooling, GED Preparation, Mathematics, Language Arts & Writing, Medical Billing and Coding, and more.
Mousercise offers computer fundamentals and teaches you how to use a mouse.
MouseProgram.com presents tutorials for practicing and developing your mouse skills.
Mouse Exercises offers several tutorials including a fun lesson on drawing with a mouse.
JigZone teaches you how to drag and drop with a mouse by putting together online jigsaw puzzles.
Typing.com offers a free, online typing course, accessible anywhere straight from your web browser. Free registration required to track your progress.
AlfaTyping teaches you touch typing using the qwerty keyboard layout. Registration required.
Touch Typing Study helps you learn, practice and improve your typing speed and accuracy, all for free.
Rapid Typing Tutor is a free software tool to improve one's typing skills. Free program download required.
TypingMaster Typing Test is a free, full-featured typing tester for Windows. Free program download required.
Typeracer helps you increase your typing speed while racing against others.
Type Down - type as fast as possible to prevent the column of rising words from reaching the top.
Die by the Word - type words to defeat an invading ninja army.
Canvas is an open, online course network that connects students, teachers and institutions.
Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company founded by computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller from Stanford University.
EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise with MIT and Harvard universities as founding partners.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard, with the help of institutions like NASA, the Museum of Modern Art and MIT.
MongoDB University offers free online courses to teach you how to build and deploy apps on MongoDB.
Peer to Peer University is a non-profit online community based learning platform, founded with funding from the Hewlett Foundation and the Shuttleworth Foundation.
Udacity is an online university that offers Nanodegree programs and credentials, designed so professionals become Web Developers, Data Analysts, Mobile Developers and more.
Udemy is an online learning platform that offers courses in many fields, from programming to yoga to photography, all on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace.