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Blue Ridge Download Consortium

Read or listen to free eBooks & eAudiobooks on your mobile device using the Libby app or on your computer. Visit OverDrive help for more instructions.

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Career Transitions

Great for job seeking and career exploration! Take the skills assessment to identify potential career fields; create a professional résumé for downloading and emailing; view webinars on interview skills, and search for available jobs near you with an instant connection to the Indeed™ database.

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Computer Tutorials

The GCFLearnFree.org program is designed to help you learn the essential skills needed to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons and 800+ videos, completely free.

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CQ Researcher

Search for in-depth discussions of current events & "hot" issues in the news, ranging from social & teen issues to environment, health, education & science & technology. Call 540-869-9000 ext. 203 for login information.

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Early World of Learning

World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.  Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish.  Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.

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EBSCO Host eBooks

Access research materials including eBooks, journals, MasterFile database, and other digital material. Go to 'Choose Databases' to select from the following eBook collections: High School, K-8, History, and Cricket Media. Set up an account at any library location.

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EBSCO Master File

The most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources, including returns from periodicals, newspapers and books. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research project.

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Explora High School (9-12)

Ebsco’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora searches across the various resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness: grades 9-12.

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Explora Middle School (6-8)

Ebsco’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora searches across the various resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness:grades 6-8.

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Explora Primary (K-5)

Explora supports both student research and instruction based on curriculum standards.

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Find It Virginia 0-4

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Find It Virginia High School

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Find It Virginia K-5

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Find It Virginia Middle School

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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International Children's Digital Library

International Children's Digital Library

The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world. 

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Kids Infobits

Kids Infobits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

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Mango Language

Mango Languages

An online language learning tool that offers courses in Spanish, Polish, English, Mandarin, and more.

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Niche Academy

Niche Academy is a digital literacy and skill building resource offering instructional videos on many common digital library tools.

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NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

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Read It!

Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™ Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

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Rocket Languages

Perfect for the business or traveler learner, as well as extra practice for students. Has 12 languages to choose from, including American Sign Language.

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Scholastic Go

It's for everybody! Elementary, middle, & high school students, adults, teachers & educators. See videos & photographs, read descriptions, get lesson plans about other lands & peoples.

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Testing & Education Reference Center

Practice for SAT & other college/graduate school admissions exams, civil service exams, ASVAB & other military entrance exams, plus the G.E.D. Includes eBook study guides. Login with your library card number, then make your own free account.

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Universal Class

Universal Class

Learn something new or update your existing skills! Choose from over 500 online courses, from photography to physics, computers to calligraphy.

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