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Britannica

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Britannica Academic Edition includes encyclopedia articles, primary sources, eBooks, multimedia, websites, magazines, and more. The content is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, engaging, and international in scope.

Britannica

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Britannica Academic Edition includes encyclopedia articles, primary sources, eBooks, multimedia, websites, magazines, and more. The content is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, engaging, and international in scope.

Career Cruising

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A comprehensive online career guidance and planning system. Includes career assessment tools and education and training options to explore. Use the Portfolio to store your career information and to build a resume. One click switches the database to Spanish.

Cypress Resume

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A simple, effective tool for creating professional résumés and cover letters. Easy to use, step-by-step instructions.

Free Permit Practice Tests

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This online Driver Education program, specific to Nebraska, contains: 10 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL practice tests, 3 online drivers’ manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

Mango Languages

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Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and three ESL languages.

Master File

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Thousands of full-text magazines, journals, reference works, and more than one million images. Includes: Consumer Reports and Consumer Reports Buying Guide.

National Geographic

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This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazines – every page of every issue – along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.

Points of View

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Critical analysis that includes overviews, points, and counterpoints on hundreds of topics for middle and high school students.

Psychology and Behaviorial Sciences

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Provides comprehensive full-text articles from leading psychology and behavioral sciences journals; also with full-text for citations from PsycINFO.

Reference USA

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Detailed information on millions of businesses and households compiled from telephone directories, annual reports, SEC information, government data, business and trade publications, newspapers, and more.

Testing and Education Reference Center

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This online education resource provides everything a student needs in order to learn more about further education and assists in making informed decisions on their future. It also features interactive online practice tests for preparatory examinations including entrance exams and certification and licensing tests.

World Book Web

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This online reference source contains every article from the 22 volume print set plus thousands more. You have access to state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed websites, and more.