Online resources

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Adult Learning Center

Live coaching and practice exams for many tests including the U.S. citizenship exam and the GED. Build academic skills, learn Microsoft programs, improve your resume, and more.

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Education

CollegeSource

Full-text college catalogs from 2- and 4-year schools, including graduate, professional, and trade schools. Includes maps, college profiles, and websites.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Education

CustomGuide Interactive Training

Available only in a library. Interactive, guided tutorials including computer basics and operating systems and software from Microsoft and Mac.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Computers and technology, Education, Employment

Educators Reference Complete

Educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Includes full-text articles and reports, and reference sources.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) with a state appropriation to the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Category: Education

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

Citations for education-related journal articles, books, theses, and conference papers, going back to 1966. Some full-text articles available.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) with a state appropriation to the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Category: Education

Gale Directory Library

Find wholesalers, distributors, tradeshows, scholarships, fellowships, loans, publishers, and brands and their companies.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Business, Directories, Education

LearningExpress Library

Resources for basic computer and academic skill building, job preparation, and career advancement. Includes interactive tutorials, online books, and test preparation tools for GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, and military and occupational exams.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) with a state appropriation to the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Category: Computers and technology, Education, Employment, Language learning

Lynda.com

Top-quality video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Lessons are for all skill levels and include a wide variety of topic areas including business skills and software, web design and development, music, photo, and video editing, and 3D design and animation.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Computers and technology, Education, Employment

MCIS (Minnesota Career Information System)

Available only in a library. Comprehensive career, education, and industry information specific to Minnesota. Provides résumé creator and other tools and guidance for career planning and job searching, and information for planning and funding education.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Education, Employment

Professional Collection

For professionals teaching the humanities, social sciences, science, and technology. Includes child development, substance abuse, health, learning disabilites, teaching literature, education law, and sports training articles.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) with a state appropriation to the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Category: Education

Professional Development Collection

Full-text education journals and teachers' editions. Includes librarianship, counseling, computers, and psychology.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) with a state appropriation to the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Category: Education

TypingMaster Online

Self-paced online typing course with drills, speed tests, and games.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Computers and technology, Education, Employment