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Subject Applicable Databases
CareerCruising features career guidance information, schools database, financial aid information, portofolio tool, employment resources and other assessments. This resource is applicable to middle school students exploring future career options as well as potential college students and job seekers.... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
The Directory of Open Access Books is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books with an Open Access license (free to download and share) and meet academic standards. The directory contains works from 33 publishers and is growing. learn more
Publicly Available.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
ERIC is one of the most widely used and comprehensive databases of information in thef field of education, containing full text of more than 2,200 digests as well as citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Online learning center with over 750 lessons and 8 classes with a focus on Microsoft Office products, includiing Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access. learn more
Publicly Available.
The Khan Academy library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the... learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
Alabama's Free Live Online Homework Help Service: HomeworkAlabama.org. This service offers free homework help from subject specialists in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English. Grades 4-12 and College Intro. HomeworkAlabama also provides resume writing help and more for adults.... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Full text information dates as far back as 1965. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Learn how to use computers and the Internet safely and intelligently. -site learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
Learn how to touch type with tutorials, tests, games and more. learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
  
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