Practice tests and study guides for standardized tests, skill building, financial aid, information on colleges and schools, and information on choosing the right school.
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Reference Desk Telephone
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The Education Resource Information Center provides citations to education literature and resources.
||Gale Directory Library
Online access to the Gale Encyclopedia of Publications and Broadcast Media, the Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S, American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory, and Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans. Search for information on organizations in the U.S.; newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, and other media around the world; wholesalers and distributors in the U. S. and Puerto Rico; and education-related financial aid.
||Learning Express Library
A Library of test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official tests including the GED, ACT, and ASVAB, Occupation Practice Tests, Popular Software Tutorials, Computer & Internet Basics, and U.S. Citizenship. Also included are Job & Career Accelerator and Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success.
Language learning software for Spanish, French, German, Hebrew, Chinese, and Japanese. Mango Languages has generously offered us the use of their premier language learning database for the next year for these 6 languages.
||Professional Development Collection
AProfessional Development Collection™ includes full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.
College Scholarships, Colleges, and Online Degrees
Search for scholarships and financial aid, contact information for college and university admissions offices, and information on graduate programs, community colleges, historically African-American colleges, and campus life.
Guide to undergraduate and graduate degrees, online education degree programs, and career education.
Search for schools by degree and subject.
Information on scholarships, colleges, internships for students, and part-time jobs for students.
Federal Student Aid
Apply for federal student aid online, get help with preparing for college, choosing a college and with applying for admission.
United States Department of Education
Website of the U.S. Department of Education with help for students, parents, teacher, and administrators.