General Reference

Databases:

Britannica Library: Encyclopedia content for all ages plus multimedia, timelines, world atlas, country comparison, quotations, and primary sources.*


Hoonuit:  Online how-to training on common software and devices. Each online training course is made up of short 1- to 3-minute video segments. This learn-at-your-own-pace solution offers the flexibility to skip lessons you’re already familiar with and review lessons that prove more difficult. All training is online and on-demand.**


Universal Class: 500+ lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units, designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Courses include videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for interaction with other learners. Take multiple classes, video-audit a course, learn at your own pace.**


Selected Websites

  • Dictionaries — Access to over 400 dictionaries, including general, art, foreign language, and medical
  • Directory of Open Access Journals— Open access full-text scholarly and scientific journal articles

*Subscription purchased by eLibrary Minnesota (ELM).
**Subscription purchased by East Central Regional Library.