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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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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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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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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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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Teacher Reference Center

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Teacher Reference Center - Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals covering a variety of topics for teachers such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, curriculum development, literacy standards and more. (If prompted for a patron ID, enter your Ferguson Library card number)

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TechBoomers

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TechBoomers - A free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with a basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

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TumbleBooks

TumbleBook Library: e-books for kids

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Access this service with your Ferguson Library card.

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Tutor.com

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Tutor.com has live access to tutors, tutorials, study guides and more

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Udemy

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Udemy - Top-rated courses offer upskilling in the areas of business, tech, and personal development across 75+ different categories. 4,000+ online video courses are available. A Google or Microsoft Account will be necessary to use this service.

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