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  1. LearningExpress Library

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    (formerly known as 'Learn-a-Test')   Practice tests and study aides on a variety of topics. Also includes basic reading, writing, and math skills improvement for school children and adults. You will need your Library card number.

    1. LearningExpress Adult Learning Center: a collection of web-based test preparation tools for the GED® and U.S. citizenship tests as well as skill-building materials for adults, covering subjects like math, reading, writing, and public speaking.
    2. LearningExpress Career Center: a collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials for adults, covering subjects like learning about a career and preparing for an entrance or occupational exam
    3. LearningExpress College Center: a collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials for reviewing key college skills.
    4. LearningExpress College Preparation Center: a collection of web-based test preparation tools for the ACT, PSAT, and SAT as well as skill-building materials, including how to write a college admissions essay.
    5. LearningExpress High School Equivalency Center: a collection of web-based test preparation tools for the GED, HiSET, and TASC tests as well as skill-building materials, covering subjects like math, reading, and writing.
    6. LearningExpress Library: a collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials for children, teens, and adults.
    7. LearningExpress Popular Software Skills Center: a collection of web-based skill-building materials on today’s popular computer programs including Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Windows and Mac operating systems.
    8. LearningExpress Recursos para Hispanohablantes: recursos para mejorar sus habilidades escritas, matemáticas, de leer, de ser ciudadano estadounidense, y más.
    9. LearningExpress School Center: a collection of web-based skill-building materials for K-12 students, including how to prepare for tests, boost current skills, and learn new ones.
    Created by: 
    Learning Express
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  2. Overdrive WI Digital Library

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Browse and search for hundreds of downloadable audiobooks, music, eBooks, and videos. A total of 10 items may be checked out and 10 additional items placed on hold for a single account. (The Overdrive URL will contain '10/355' for the regular site; to force yourself to the Mobile Overdrive site, replace those numbers with '40/20'.)

     HELP with Overdrive

    • See InfoSoup's informational/search page on using eBooks in Overdrive.
    • Overdrive Help: includes MyHelp, customized help for your computer or device in the form of a step-by-step wizard/tutorial to get you going with Overdrive Digital Download Center. The Device Resource Center will let you know if yours is compatible with Overdrive's ebooks, audiobooks, music, or videos. You can also take a look at some of the helpful videos in the Digital Books Tour.
    • WI Digital Book Center FAQ (WPLC)... very frequently updated, includes extensive info with screen shots.
    • APL has handouts to help you with your eReader, with specific instructions for a Kindle. (See links at bottom of this content area.)
    • Transfer Overdrive holds to your new library card number. In the “describe your problem” section put in NEW card number (labeled as new) and old card number (labeled as OLD).
    • Still having trouble with Overdrive? You can contact Support with a description of your situation.

    Created by: 
    OverDrive
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  3. eBook Collection (by EBSCOhost)

    Formerly NetLibrary, eBook Collection by EBSCOhost gives you online access to select titles. However, unlike NetLibrary, titles can be downloaded and moved to an eReader; the collection also includes audiobooks (similar to Overdrive)

    Created by: 
    NetLibary (transitioning to EBSCO)
    Database Funded by: 
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