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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 Librarian

Patty Crane

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Reference Databases

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Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library. Connect from computers inside Joplin Public Library. ERIC
The Education Resource Information Center provides citations to education literature and resources.
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Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library Gale Directory Library
Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media: newspapers, magazines, and television and radio stations, and other media from around the world.
Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.: organizations in the U.S.
American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory: wholesalers and distributors in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans: education-related financial aid.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library. Connect from computers inside Joplin Public Library. 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 is Job & Career Accelerator. This database has moved to a new platform that requires a new registration. Any tests or courses you are currently using will not transfer to the new platform. Current users can use the link on the left to access the database until June 30, 2014. If you are a new user or are starting a new test/course, please use the following link to register and access your test/course: www.learningexpresslibrary3.com
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Language learning software for over 50 languages with ESL courses for 15 languages. Learn the most asked for languages such as Spanish, French and German as well as Hungarian, Yiddish and how to talk like a pirate.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library. Connect from computers inside Joplin Public Library. Professional Development Collection
AProfessional Development Collection™ includes full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library. Connect from computers inside Joplin Public Library. Workplace Skills for 21st Century Success
Training and resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills as well as prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training.

 

Web Sites

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.

Education Portal
Guide to undergraduate and graduate degrees, online education degree programs, and career education.

Edutrek.com
Search for schools by degree and subject.

FastWeb
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.