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Take a 6 week class on a wide variety of topics ranging from starting a small business to improving homeschooling skills to assisting aging parents. Every course is offered each month. Register, learn, participate in class interaction, complete assignments and tests – all online. Choose from the more than 370 classes listed in the Gale course catalog and get started learning something new.
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Online database, of expanding collections, that contains searchable images and corresponding indexes of the U.S. Federal Census records, searchable digitized books of family and local histories, genealogical and local history serials, and primary sources (such as directories, biographies, documentary collections, and military records). May be used within the KPL agencies and from home (with a library card).
Online learning service that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Choose from over 3,500 video courses created by professional instructors. A great way to learn new skills or upgrade your knowledge about current practices and procedures.
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. It also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an image collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.