Online Classes

Gale Courses
Hundreds of courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month.

LinkedIn Learning
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.*

The Great Courses - via Kanopy
College-level audio and video courses in a wide variety of topics.

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.

Live, Online Tutoring

Adult Learning Center- Brainfuse
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. Live assistance available every day from 11AM-11:55PM. Available on: Apple® | Android™

Live Online Tutoring - 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. Live assistance available every day from 11AM-11:55PM. Also available in Spanish. Available on: Apple® | Android™

Live Online Tutoring for Chess - Brainfuse
Learn chess strategies and improve your cognitive thinking with an expert chess coach. Click on the Online Resources button for access to information the basics of chess, tactics and maneuvers.

Books, Reference

Boundless (formerly Axis 360) -Youth Books
School and reference eBooks, for children and teens. Available on: Apple® | Android™ 

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 your BCL 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.*

ERIC - First Search
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.

GED Test, 31st edition
Comprehensive GED study guide to help you improve your scores with a blend of hands-on exercises, subject reviews and test taking strategies. Contains 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 - word list to improve GED test vocabulary - details on the GED test structure, scoring and passing requirements.

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.*

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.

Virtual Reference Library - Gale
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources in eBook format. Includes Peterson's college and test prep guides, including ASVAB, GED, GMAT, SAT and more. Available on: Apple® | Android™


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

Directory Library - Gale
Search Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans databases to obtain details and contact information. Available on: Apple® | Android™

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.*


Miss Humblebee’s Academy - Gale
An online curriculum that prepares children ages 3-6 for kindergarten. It offers hundreds of programs and activities in math, art, music, language and literacy, science and social studies. It can be accessed by computer, smart phone and digital tablet. Some of the curriculum is available offline in the form of printables and practice worksheets.

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.

Youth Resources
online resources for young children and teens.

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