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Una enciclopedia en dos partes con portales para estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.
Age-appropriate encyclopedias for elementary, middle, and high school.
CA Driver Permit Practice Tests are free to access and require no registration. They include the following:
- 10 car practice tests
- 6 motorcycle practice tests
- 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
- 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
- An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions
Need a Driver License Handbook? You can get them in different languages from CA.govopens a new window.
Full-text for popular middle school magazines. Includes biographies and historical essays. Contains primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.
Contains the full-text of high-quality articles, covering a wide-range of subjects for research papers, class projects, and homework. Includes biographies, primary sources, newspapers, reference books, and images.
Your favorite magazines like Consumer Reports, People, Popular Science, Sunset, Wired, The New Yorker and more are available on your computer or mobile device! Complete issues with full-color images and articles. No check-out required, just click and read!
Titles available on Flipster: Advocate, American Craft, Ask, The Atlantic, Bicycling, Black Enterprise, Bon Appetit, Bust, Clean Eating, Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, Consumer Reports on Health, Cooking Light, DIVERSEability, Dwell, Entrepreneur, Essence, Food Network Magazine, Forbes, Good Housekeeping, Health, HGTV Magazine, How it Works, InStyle, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Men's Health, Money, Muse, The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, Newsweek Global, O,The Oprah Magazine, People, People en Español, Popular Science, Real Simple, School Library Journal, Sex Etc., Southern Living, Sunset, Us Weekly, The Week, and Wired.
Choose from over 30,000 award-winning indie and foreign films, documentaries, classic movies, and educational courses to stream on most any device.
You have 8 film play credits available per calendar month.
Kanopy is available on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecase. If you need help downloading the app or streaming videos, check out their help page.
Includes online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help students of all ages. Offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.
Go directly to one of the Centers within LearningExpress Library:
- Adult Core Skills
- Career Preparation
- College Admissions Test Preparation
- College Students
- High School Equivalency Center
- Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
- School Center
A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Content includes plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, and author interviews.
Search current and archived coverage from local, U.S., and global news sources.
NewsBank gives you the East Bay Times Image edition, the full-page, full-color newspaper online. It includes photos, advertisements, & articles, and can be browsed or searched. The East Bay Times daily image edition is available in NewsBank from 12/18/18 - present.
Contra Costa Times is available from 6/1/95 - 4/4/16. Obituary articles are included, but obituary notices are not.
Choose the best titles for your reading list! Find "read-alikes," reviews of both fiction and nonfiction titles, plot summaries, book discussion guides, recommendations, articles, and more. Includes selections for kids, teens, and adults.
Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, just for teens! Every book lover is sure to find an enjoyable title, available for download to the device of their choice, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can check out up to 5 Overdrive titles for 7, 14, or 21 days; it's your choice at the time of checkout. You can have up to 10 holds.
The Libby, by OverDrive app is available for Android and iOS devices.
Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Hundreds of topics, each with an overview, point, counterpoint, and critical thinking guide.
Includes 30 languages and offers over 50 hours of foundational immersion instruction at every language level. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and focuses on activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
If you are new to Rosetta Stone, watch this video.
Mobile users need to follow the Mobile Application Log-In Instructions for their first session.
If you experience trouble setting up Rosetta Stone, please contact their support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.