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Adult core skills
The Adult Learning Center is a part of the LearningExpress Library dedicated to assisting adult learners in developing core skills in areas of math, reading, communication and citizenship. 
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Primary source material from 296 archival collections covering topics of importance to U.S. and California history
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Find historical and contemporary biographies from around the world. 
Book Connections
Book Connections is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.
Britannica Academic
Britannica® Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate...
Admission Test Preparation
ACT, SAT, PSAT, AP and more! College admission test preparation is a part of LearningExpress Library that is dedicated to supporting students applying to colleges.
College Students
Graduate school admission exams, College Placement Exams, and CLEP Exams. The College Student Center is a part of the LearningExpress Library dedicated to assisting students in reviewing the skills...
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You can learn the fundamentals of computers, the Internet and popular software applications with these easy-to-follow video tutorials with beginner- to advanced-level instruction.
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Coursera partners universities and companies to bring flexible job-relevant online learning from beginner to advanced with a focus on entry-level courses.
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Creativebug is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos.
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Driving-Tests was founded on the universal belief that everyone can be a safe driver. Ca DMV practice tests and driver's manuals are available 24/7. 
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enki California Digital Library
High School Equivalency Center
 The High School Equivalency Center is a part of the LearningExpress Library that supports students working to complete their high school equivalency. 
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A resource created for older adults (over the age of 55) to learn new skills, connect with others and unlock new life experiences.
School center is a part of LearningExpress Library focusing on resources to help school aged students develop subject skills in elementary and middle school.
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Patrons may use any image included on ImageQuest™ for personal non-commercial (not for...
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Free Live Online Help for Job Seekers, Veterans, and their Families Career Tools
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Just for Kids has the educational videos children want to watch—Sesame Street, The Electric Company, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, The Berenstain Bears, Franklin, and thousands...
LearningExpress
Practice Tests, Tutorials, Job Searching and Resume Building
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A streaming collection of Great Courses Instructional videos and ASL Signed Stories videos available on the OverDrive platform. 
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What is LinkedIn Learning?
Free LinkedinLearning (formerly Lynda.com) Courses
COVID-19 has changed the way people are working - many people are working remotely, or unfortunately, not at all.
Lynda for Libraries
Courses and tutorials cover a variety of topic and skill areas including office productivity applications, databases, spreadsheets, Photoshop, multimedia production, business savvy, specialized...
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A digital library with 200 Spanish language eBooks for children. Discover exciting animated and interactive books to help develop Spanish language literacy in children from birth through elementary...
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MakeMake es una biblioteca digital de 200 libros electrónicos en español para niños. Creado en Colombia, MakeMake es totalmente en español y fácil de usar.
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Learn 60 foreign languages and 17 English courses taught in the user’s native tongue.
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An online database housing magazine issues, images and maps produced by National Geographic.  The content includes the complete run of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to 2015 with over 7400...
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Books, videos, magazines and pictures produced by National Geographic for children
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Northstar is a set of online, self-guided modules used to test computer and technology skills. Test yourself and learn new skills.
Career Center
Career Center is a part of the LearningExpress Library that contains information specific to career exploration and exams. 
ProQuest eLibrary
More than 11,000 Research Topics pages deliver information on a vast array of people, places, historical events and eras, literary genres, current events, broad curricular themes and much more.
ProQuest Research Companion
A resource to help students do more effective scholarly research with access to journals, books, newspapers and magazines.
Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
Recursos para hispanohablantes is a part of LearningExpress Library dedicated to Spanish language resources offering GED, American citizenship test preparation and other tools.  
Job and Career Accelerator
Resume and cover letter building tools. The Job and Career Accelerator is a part of the LearningExpress Library that focuses on assisting with the process of exploring careers and preparation for the...
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More than 20,000 science-related videos, articles and more for students spanning grades 4-10.
SIRS Discoverer
A general reference database for upper elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as reading, language arts, science, social studies, history,...
SIRS® Issues Researcher
A resource for pro/con issues assignments offering background and analysis on 360+ leading issues
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Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes classes on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more. Skillshare teachers are working...
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Thousands of resources to explore fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment. 
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Topics grouped into the three broad areas of Health, Financial Literacy and Personal Growth. Includes access to over 35 eBook titles specifically for teens and serves up links to support groups,...
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Free online access to 24-hour resumé review drop off, live help and thousands of resources.