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CIA-The World Factbook
Have a paper to write and need facts? This website is an extensive resource that provides a wide range of facts and figures at your fingertips.
Free reading of notes online for multiple subjects such as literature, math, and science
Learning Express Library
Whether you need to prep for an important test or get extra help for your classes, you'll find the study tools and practice tests you're looking for here. The learning centers in the Learning Express Library offer the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school or in preparing for college.
Student Edition (GALE)
This periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Teenspace@ the Internet Public Library
This is the teen area of the Internet Public Library is a place for teens to express themselves and find information relevant to them. With features such as a poetry wiki, information about graphic novels, and links to related sites about teen concerns, this is a good place to begin looking for information.
Not only provides cool math lessons, but also fun games and activities from basic math through calculus and trigonometry.
Need help with math? Not only is help offered from Junior High level to Calculus, you can find tutorials showing you how to make the most of your graphing calculator as well as downloading free graph paper!
Practice tests for various licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests, online career preparation, and vital information for a wide variety of occupations are available through the Learning Express Library.
Online Job Banks
Creating a resume in Microsoft Word 2003 using the template feature
- On the File menu, click New.
- In the New Document task pane (task pane: A window within an Office program that provides commonly used commands. Its location and small size allow you to use these commands while still working on your files.), under Templates, click on my computer.
- Click the Other Documents tab.
- Double-click Resume Wizard.
- Follow the steps in the wizard.
How to create a resume through the Learning Express Library
- Go to the Learning Express Library and log in to your account. If you do not have an account, then create one by clicking here.
- Click on “Job Search & Workplace Skills” on the left menu.
- Click on “Job Search, Resumes, and Interviewing” in the center of the page to expand the menu.
- Click on “Creating Great Resumes and Cover Letters” to see the different course offerings.
- Add the “Career Course: Creating a Great Resume” course to your center to begin creating your resume.
Tips for Applying for jobs on the Internet
- Many online applications require you to have an email account in order to register on their application website.
- If you do not have an email address, you can create one. Here are some suggested places to create a web-based email account: Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail
- When using an email address in your application or resume, make sure you use a professional sounding email address. Nobody wants to hire someone with the email address “email@example.com.”
- If applying for a job with a corporation, look for an employment or careers link at the bottom of the page
- Some online applications require you to register on their website when creating your resume to send to them.
- When submitting information online, always double-check your spelling before you click submit! If you aren’t sure about your spelling, you can copy and paste your text into Word, run spell check, then copy and paste the corrected version back into your application.
- Many online applications are timed. If you take too long filling out an application, you may have to start over. Come prepared with your personal information and work history so that you will be ready to fill in information quickly to avoid this stress.