Test Prep for College Bound High Schoolers

Experts recommend using as many ways to study for the test as you can.  Our library offers three online venues.

Experts recommend using as many ways to study for the test as you can.  Our library offers three online venues.  Get your library card ready for the second two venues.

khan

Khan Academy

(Go directly or through our homepage, under Educational Resources). Khan has available the full length SAT, SAT Math Practice, SAT Reading and Writing, and SAT tips and strategies, along with tests for graduate and nursing programs.

learning express

Learning Express Library  (with your  Libary Card): Practice for the ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and AP Exams. Sharpen your Math, Reading, Grammar and Writing, and Science skills in the Learning Express College Preparation.

lynda-com

Lynda.com (with your library card): Lynda offers help via cheerful videos on preparing for the PSAT, ACT, SAT, from understanding the scoring and structure, studying techniques, pacing, understanding the questions, and reviewing the essays.

 

Top 10 Business Databases

Hey Business owners, we have free databases that will help you manage your business! Find customers, perform company, market and industry research wisely, train and manage employees, monitor business news and events, and develop your international business. Our top 10 Databases that mean Business are listed here.

1) reference-usa

Find your individual or business clients in the US by home value, sales volume, geographical descriptions, and more. Map out your target area by drawing lines on a map or radius of miles from your home.  Gather them by industry code numbers, custom picked by you.  Identify the key players of a target business.

2) business-insights-essntials

Competitive intelligence and due diligence starts at Business Insights Essentials– with financials, history, news, products, market share reports, as well as industry reports and company histories.  Information on private companies as well.

3) morningstar

Use Morningstar to create screens for funds, stocks, and ETFs, use the financial reports to analyze them.  Compare them.  See their ranking.  See how indexes, sectors, and styles perform.  Get today’s relevant investment news and information (updated several times a day) via type and video.  Get investment advice, and read their most popular newsletters.  There’s enough information to satisfy expert trader and newbie alike.

4) skillsoft

Wondering how to hire and fire?  Motivate?  Or just get up to speed with the best software programs for your business?  Generally, Skillport  can teach the skills necessary for day to day internal workings.

5) lynda-com

Lynda.com  differentiates herself with IT classes, helping you with the latest in audio and visual, as well as print media.  Lynda.com will help you more with the outside world- advertising and marketing with Social media, for instance.  Check it out!

6) global-road-warrior

If your ambitions reach across the ocean, but your country knowledge is limited, then use Global Road Warrior to learn what immunizations you need before you go, what terrorist warnings, what is considered an appropriate gift, as well as basic tourist information found in a travel guide.

7) rosetta-stone

Once you get to the 178 countries covered by Global Road Warrior, you may want to say something other than “What time is it?” “Please” and “Thank You”.  If you decide to do business in a foreign country, learn what your clients are saying.  Use Rosetta Stone.

8) new-york-times

Once you get the key players from Reference USA, research them, or their companies, or the industry, in our many news sources, including The New York Times.

9) flipster

Flip through business magazines virtually, just like a real magazine, with Flipster.  Check out the magazines by topic, and choose Business, to pick the magazines that will help you most.

10)westchester-library-system

It would be a huge mistake to overlook the book catalog.  Don’t have time to read?  Download an audiobook via Overdrive?  Want it on your kindle, check out the non-fiction collection on Total BooX.

Come to the library for more help for your business!