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Feburary 2009, Volume 1, Issue 2

Learning Express Library

Featured Electronic Resource of the Month


School Libraries Count!

2009 Survey Deadline: March 12


National Library Week

April 12-18, 2009


How does your library promote itself?

Send your PR Pointers to: Jane Healy


Featured Electronic Resources of the Month

Learning Express Library

Job layoffs, underemployment, and economic uncertainty are the topics of the day. Help your community achieve with Learning Express Library, a subscription database provided free to all SD libraries and homes by the South Dakota State Library.

Are your patrons looking for work or making career changes? Do your patrons need extra practice in the basics? Preparing for the future begins today at Learning Express Library.

Help your patrons obtain:

  • EMPLOYMENT
    Learning Express Library offers practice exams for civil service and professional careers
    • Includes Civil Service, Postal Worker, Federal Clerical Worker, Cosmetology, EMT, Firefighter, Nursing, Postal Service, Teaching (PRAXIS), ASVAB (Military) and more
  • JOB SKILLS
    Learning Express Library contains information on
    • Job Search and networking skills
    • Resume and cover letter writing
    • Interviewing
    • Success on the job
  • SKILL BUILDING
    Learning Express Library provides practice for grades 4 through adult on
    • Math and reasoning skills
    • Reading skills
    • Writing and grammar skills
  • EDUCATION
    Learning Express Library prepares your patrons for jobs or higher ed with
    • GED prep, practice exams, and skills improvement
    • College entrance practice exams: ACT, SAT, TOEFL.
      • New! ACT Writing Test Practice
      • CLEP being added February 2009
    • Graduate school entrance practice exams: GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT

Learning Express Library offers over 300 practice tests with immediate scoring results, answer explanations, and study suggestions. It also contains e-books for study and practice, as well as parents’ guides for young children.

Individual users must create a free, confidential account to practice any test.

Learning Express Library is available from the State Library website. Printable handouts are available here. More support and training materials are available at: http://www.learningexpresslibrary.com/promotion/.

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