Research & Homework
Use these resources to search for magazine & newspaper articles, encyclopedia entries or business and job information; find a recommendation for a good novel; and much more. Your library card is required to search most of the databases.
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Reference eBooks on subjects such as: business, education, history, science, and more.
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The Public Library Association’s site, DigitalLearn.org, is an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant-funded project to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training. Included in DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy. Feedback from public library staff directed PLA to develop courses on the most basic skills, such as using a computer, navigating a web site, and searching.
Free training, tools, and resources to help you grow your skills, career, or business.
The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence strives to instill a high level of interest in Information Technology business development in Western Maryland while educating a local workforce to meet the demands of IT business retention, expansion, and attraction.
MIT OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
Skillshare is an online education platform with thousands of free classes taught by the world’s best practitioners. Personalized, on-demand learning in design, business, photography, and more.