Education

Transparent Language Online

Description: 

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system.

With over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for mobile platforms, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.

Transparent Language Online: learn 100+ languages
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Very Short Introductions

Description: 

Very Short Introductions provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects. In this digital resource, hundreds of titles can be searched at once, opening up new pathways across subjects.

Students can use Very Short Introductions to consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular subject.

Teachers and other educators can assign chapters, or whole books to students.

Adult learners can also gain new insights through an introduction to a topic.

Very Short Introductions: now also online
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Kids InfoBits

Description: 

Kids InfoBits is content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use, and perfect for today's young learners. Its curriculum-related content covers a broad range of educational topics via a modern, graphical interface. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!

Kids InfoBits: make learning a blast!
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Kanopy

Description: 

Watch over over 26,000 films on Kanopy! You can watch must-see classic film from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS or indulge in festival indie or world cinema sourced from award-winning filmmakers globally. Kanopy makes it easy to watch any time, to share and discuss films.

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You will need your library card number to create an account on Kanopy.

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Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

Description: 

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids is brought to the World Wide Web as a service of the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Ben's Guide serves as the educational component of GPO Access, GPO's service to provide the official online version of legislative and regulatory information.
This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.

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ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)

Description: 

The Education Resources Information Center (a.k.a. ERIC) is a database includes journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, and policy papers, all in the area of education.

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Academic and Professional Journal Databases

Description: 

Search several EBSCO databases, like Academic Search Premier, Professional Development Collection, Computer Source, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, and Vocational and Career Collection.

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Library card authentication required.

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Academic Search Premier

Description: 

This database includes academic journals going back as far as 1975, and further in some cases. Journals cover a wide range of academic disciplines.

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