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Adult Learning Center 
Live, professional assistance in résumé/cover letter writing, career coaching, GED and U.S. Citizenship test prep, college placement prep, Microsoft Office Essential Skills series and more. Presented by Brainfuse.

Axis 360 (Youth Books)
School and reference eBooks, for children and teens.

Broward County Jobs
Full and part time jobs available with Broward County.

Broward County Public Schools
Information and statistics about the nation's sixth largest school district. Available in Creole, Portuguese and Spanish.

Broward e-tutor - HelpNow by Brainfuse
Free, live tutoring. Interactive tutoring in math, science, social studies and English for students in Grades K-12, introductory college levels and Adult Learners. Available every day: 2-11:55PM. Assistance also available in Spanish.

Broward School's Virtual Counselor
Section of Broward Public Schools website that allows parents and guardians to access their child's student information on topics such as attendance, academic and assignment history, marking period grades, schedules and test scores.

Career Transitions
Complete, guided, self-paced application that walks you through the process - take stock of the current situation, assess strengths and interests, explore new opportunities, improve chances of getting a job and finally take the plunge and pursue the next opportunity. A Florida Electronic Library resource.

Directory Library
Search Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans databases to obtain details and contact information.

eBook Central - Proquest
Contains eBooks in a variety of subjects including: science, sociology, business, technology, education, literature and more. Up to three users may access the same title simultaneously and many of the titles are downloadable. Need help downloading eBooks? Try this guide! To access, obtain an NSU eCard and then log in with yourBCL card.*

eBook Collection - EBSCOhost
Collection includes eBooks and eAudiobooks in over 50,000 titles, in a variety of subject areas. Many titles in this collection are shared with other institutions and have single-use access. To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card​.*

Education Week
An independent, nonprofit publisher of K-12 education news to raise awareness and understanding of critical issues facing American schools. To access, obtain an NSU E-Card and then log in with your BCL card​.*

ERIC via Florida Electronic Library​
Journal articles and reports in education compiled by the U.S. Department of Education. Coverage: 1966 - current. Updated: Monthly.

Florida Electronic Library
Search magazines, books, newspapers and more. Resources for all age groups and a wide variety of subjects.

JobNow
On-demand access to LIVE, expert coaches for every stage of your job search. Live interview coaching and interview toolbox, career resources - including personality and career assessments, and expert résumé assistance. Includes the Adult Learning Center for help with GED and U.S. Citizenship tests, writing a résumé and cover letter, and learning Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Live assistance available every day: 2-11PM. Presented by Brainfuse.

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
Online platform for learning business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. To access, obtain an NSU eCard and then log in with your BCL card.*

NoveList K-8 Plus
Kids can find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

NoveList Plus
Reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world, includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

NSU-Alvin Sherman Library Resources
Access to catalog holdings and databases at the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center of Nova Southeastern University. A NSU Broward Patron Library Card is needed to borrow materials and use licensed databases available to Broward residents. To access, obtain an NSU eCard and then log in with your BCL card.*

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information and expected employment prospects for many job positions from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Playaway Launchpad Tablets
Designed just for kids and preloaded with high-quality, ad-free apps that are both fun and educational. Apps are grouped onto Launchpad tablets by subject, theme, grade level and age, making it easy for parents and kids to choose a tablet with the content most appealing to them. Every Launchpad is 100% secure, providing hours of interactive learning and play without the risk of exposure to unintended content.

Scholastic GO!
Access more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject. The articles and their illustrations are derived from the content of seven Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

Universal Class
Online courses for the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Over 500 Courses available, everything from ABC's of Algebra to Yoga 101.

Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources in e-book format. New for 2015: Peterson's college and test prep guides, including ASVAB, GED, GMAT, SAT, and more.

Youth Resources - online resources for young children and teens.


Language Instruction

BBC Languages
Online international language courses produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) with primary emphasis on instruction for the business and tourist traveler. Instructional materials include books, audio, video and web tutorials.

Language Learning Library
Hundreds of free language-learning lessons, games, and activities.

Rosetta Stone
Includes 30 languages with core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. Rosetta Stone is accessible from anywhere and the mobile apps help learners to reinforce language learning on the go. Download the mobile app: Apple® | Android | Amazon Fire​​ and then visit their website to register with your library card. Learn more​.​​


Testing & Tutoring

Broward e-tutor - HelpNow by Brainfuse
Free, live tutoring. Interactive tutoring in math, science, social studies and English for students in Grades K-12, introductory college levels and Adult Learners. Available every day: 2-11:55PM. Assistance also available in Spanish. Free, live help also at Adult Learning Center, HelpNow and JobNow.

GED Test, 28th edition
Comprehensive GED study guide to help you improve your scores with a blend of hands-on exercises, subject reviews and test taking strategies. Inside you'll find: Five full-length practice tests, including access to two online, all with detailed answer explanations - Helpful reviews of all subjects, with sample questions and answers to boost test preparation efforts - A word list to improve GED test vocabulary - Valuable details on the GED test structure, scoring and passing requirements.

Driving-Tests.org
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests for Learner Drivers.

*NSU: Nova Southeastern University/Alvin Sherman Library; BCL: Broward County Library