15 Online Resources to Make
This School Year a Success
From librarians to books and online resources, libraries exist for the success of everyone in the community. Whether you are a student in elementary or university, we strive to provide you with the tools for success. Triumph over this school year by using these free online resources with your library card.
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Learning Express is an online learning platform with skill building modules, test preparation materials and practice exams, including test preparation e-books. Take practice tests for the GED, SAT®, FCAT, fire fighter exam, postal worker exam and many more. Learn techniques for job searching, resumes, interviewing and workplace skills.
This database offers free online tutoring in math, science, social studies and language arts for grades K-12, college intro and adult learners. Job seekers can browse local open jobs, résumé and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more. Online tutoring is offered Sun - Thu, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm and Sat, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Assistance in Spanish for math and science homework is available Sun - Thu, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
World Almanac for Kids
World Almanac for Kids is ideal for student reports, with extensive articles on animals, countries, states, science and history.
NoveList K-8 Plus
This database helps younger readers find the fiction and nonfiction books they want to read. It also includes reviews and Lexile scores. NoveList Plus is also available for more advanced readers and offers help finding new authors and titles.
This on-demand training resource contains over 3,000 professionally produced video courses on subjects ranging from public speaking to coding and graphic design.
ABCmouse.com offers a comprehensive online curriculum to assist early learners in pre-K, kindergarten and elementary. Available on computers, tablets and smartphones, subjects include reading and language arts, math, science, social studies and arts. Also available are games, books, songs, puzzles and more. ABCmouse.com is only available onsite at any Palm Beach County Library System location.
InfoTrac Academic OneFile
InfoTrac Academic OneFile helps users find peerreviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. It includes articles on physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Use this resource to access electronic encyclopedias and reference books. It includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science and more.
Gale Literary Sources
Gale Literary Sources provides access to biographies, bibliographies and literary criticism of authors from every age and literary discipline, plus many shorter works in full-text.
Biography in Context
A very hand site for history students, this database is a link to more than 320,000 people from throughout history and around the world.
Demographics Now allows business owners and students who are building marketing plans to collect, analyze and quickly act on that data.
Lexis Nexis Library Express
This online resource contains federal and state court cases; statutes, codes and regulations; company information for 43 million businesses; news coverage including 1,200 newspapers, 300 magazines and journals and broadcast transcripts. Newspaper and business information is accessible outside the library - legal content is available onsite at any Palm Beach County Library System location.
SimplyAnalytics is an easy-to-use, web-based program that allows users to map, analyze, visualize data and create reports, charts and maps using over 80,000 data variables. Users can find data on an array of topics such as demographic, business, health and marketing.
Florida Virtual School
Florida Virtual School has free online courses for Florida residents who are public, private and home-schooled students from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Transparent Language is an online system for learning and developing language in a fun and engaging way. It includes tools and activities for learning over 80 languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu!Your Library card is your key to these valuable tools for education and the best part is these are all free! Visit our online research page for more information.
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