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  • Basic ESL: Online English Learning

    Basic ESL improves an individual’s listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow, and instructionally proven curriculum. Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation. No computer experience is necessary. Click on "Instant Access" to enter without registering.

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  • ERIC (EBSCOhost) 

    (Educational Resources Information Center) -- Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curricula, conference papers, and standards and guidelines.

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  • Estudiantil Hallazhgos en Linea 

    Spanish speakers and students of Spanish can benefit from the clear, concise information in Estudiantil Hallazhgos, World Book`s intermediate Spanish-language encyclopedia.

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  • GED Information

    Answers questions and provides forms for taking the GED test from the Ohio Department of Education.

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  • Mango Languages

    This resource offers courses in 12 different languages. Each lesson uses real-life situations and dialog to teach actual conversation skills. There are 100 lessons per language covering beginning topics such as introductions, travel, and seeking assistance. Lessons are self-paced and include some grammar and cultural notes. The use of Mango requires Adobe Flash Player 9.

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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    Hundreds of job descriptions, including education requirements and salary information. 

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  • Ohio Means Jobs

    A free website that connects employers and Ohio job-seekers. This site also provides access to most of the same practice tests, courses, tutorials, and ebooks from LearningExpress Library, Job & Career Accelerator, and Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success.

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  • Professional Development Collection (for Educators)

    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

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  • Public School Statistics

    Statistics from all the nations' school districts from the National Center for Education Statistics. Also useful for finding Magnet Schools, Charter Schools, and schools offering special programs. 

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  • Vocational and Career Collection

    Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

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