Supports users building resumes, job hunting, or searching for new careers. This is a sub-section of Gale Presents: Peterson's Test and Career Prep. An account is required, but it does not require an email address. You can register your library card number and PIN as your username and password, to help you remember how to sign in to get back to your saved materials. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Learning and career
Resources for e-learning and building job skills
Find all the tools you need to discover your passion, ace your exams, and excel in your career. Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships that meet financial needs, take online practice tests and use test prep ebooks to obtain education and career goals. Users will register a personal account. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Related File: Peterson's Test and Career Prep guide
(Formerly Lynda.com) Offers thousands of courses in business, job and creative subject areas in several languages. Tutorials are segmented and indexed into tasks for just-in-time learning, and course playlists can map to specific job roles or competencies. New courses are added weekly. Many courses include downloadable practice files.
Format: Downloadable or streaming media
Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
Builds all four core skills of a language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 100+ languages to choose from, and English lessons for speakers of over 25 different languages. Track progress through lessons. Kid-friendly lessons in 6 languages. Mobile app available. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Format: Interactive online service
Related File: Mobile app activation
Expert tutors help you finish your homework, study for tests and write essays (read more about Tutor.com). Use a whiteboard and chat box (with optional audio), share files, even drop off a math problem or essay. You can use five sessions per week, tag and reconnect to your favorite tutors, store your assignments and documents in your virtual locker and go back to review your previous sessions when studying. Start with a video overview and a practice session. The SkillsCenter offers subject quizzes and other self-study tools (such as preparation for ASVAB, AP, ACT, and SAT exams) that are always available and do not count against your weekly limit.
Hundreds of volumes of encyclopedias and other ebooks covering all subject areas. Gale eBooks is included in Gale Power Search which searches the content of the ebooks along with magazines and other resources. If you want to browse the ebooks as books, this Gale eBooks interface is the better choice.
Format: Database of books
A collection of reference books covering business, careers, health, history, literature, science, and social issues.
Format: Database of books