A-Z Resources

Database Type
Audience

DigitalLearn

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DigitalLearn - Short technology presentations, especially for those who are new to computers or need a refresher. Includes tutorials on Windows 10, Email, and Google Maps.

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Driver Education

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Driver Education - Connecticut DMV practice tests for preparation in taking the learner's permit and driver's license exams.

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Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

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Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) - For the study of education, a large selection of journal articles, books, conference reports, policy papers, and dissertations. Materials are vetted by the Institute of Education Sciences (U.S. Dept. of Education) and most items are peer-reviewed.

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Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.

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Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. - Search for nonprofit organizations and clubs in categories such as business and trade, governmental and legal, cultural and educational, veterans, sports and althletics, and celebrity fan clubs.

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Glassdoor

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In addition to listing the latest jobs, Glassdoor provides company ratings and reviews, salary and benefits reports, and vocational guidance.

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globalEDGE

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globalEDGE - A knowledge portal that connects international business professionals to a wealth of learning resources. Includes detailed, up-to-date commerce and trade information on countries around the world, and online courses for exporters and other business people.

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GreenFile

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GreenFile - Research database of journal articles and books, covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Content ranges from the scholarly to general interest, and subjects include climate change, pollution, renewable energy, recycling, and sustainable agriculture.

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hoopla Language Learning

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Learn English with hoopla's collection of language learning books and audiobooks that you can download for free with your Ferguson Library card.

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Indeed.com

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A worldwide employment website that offers access to millions of job listings. Their site pulls millions of job listings from various sources such as websites, job boards, staffing firms, associations and company career pages. 

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JobNow

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JobNow - Practical job search and vocational guidance tools for help in interview preparation, resume writing, applying for unemployment insurance, GED and college entrance test prep, and skills assessment. Also includes a live online job coach .

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National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations

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National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations - Guide to the nonprofit world designed for marketers, sales staff, and nonprofit professionals providing contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

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Niche Academy

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Learn how to access digital media on Hoopla, Libby (OverDrive) and Kanopy. There are also tutorials for Consumer Reports, Tutor.com, Ancestry.com and many more online resources.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Occupational Outlook Handbook - The Federal government’s premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of jobs as wide-ranging as carpenter, teacher, and veterinarian. Revised every 2 years, the latest version contains employment projections for the 2012-22 decade.

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OnlineU.com

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OnlineU  helps potential students find affordable online colleges options. OnlineU provide resources and easy access to tuition rates and in-depth content to over 40,000 online college degrees. 

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Professional Development Collection

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Professional Development Collection - Comprehensive collection of full-text education journals. Provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high-quality education journals and more than 200 educational reports. (If prompted for a patron ID, enter your Ferguson Library card number)

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Pronunciator

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Pronunciator - Comprehensive language learning software supports learning of 80 languages and ESL lessons for speakers of 50 different languages. Featuring flashcards, conversations, downloadable textbooks, learners’ manual, phrasebooks, culture and business information, and pronunciation

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studentaid.gov

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This site discusses key steps in preparing for college and provides resources that can help you along the way.  This site walks through the process of preparing for, completing, and submitting a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form. 

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