Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference BankCard Required

Contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work

Biographt Reference Center

Card RequiredBiography Reference Center

Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Codecademy

Codecademy

A great place to learn the fundamental of programming language and syntax. Includes self-paced tutorials for popular coding languages such as Java, Ruby, Python, and more!

CT DMV

Connecticut DMVWorld Wide Web

Get quick access to CT DMV forms, practice tests, and rules & regulations. Many forms can be filled out online.

CT Department of Labor - Tips for Job Seekers

World Wide Web CT Department of Labor – Tips for Job Seekers

Busy job hunters can find information here about writing resumes, drafting cover letters and preparing for job interviews and career fairs.

Do Something

Do Something

Join teens around the world who are getting involved to help solve world problems and issues that affect their lives. Search projects or create one of your own!

Driving Tests

DrivingTest. Org

These practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test.

Explora for High School

Explora for High School

An interface designed specifically for students in middle school and high school with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate EBSCOhost articles.

History Reference Center

Card RequiredHistory Reference Center

Features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

Indeed

Indeed   World Wide Web

A job search engine with powerful search tools to help jobseekers find exactly the kinds of jobs they are looking for.

Job & Career Accelerator

Card RequiredJob & Career Accelerator 

Provides the most comprehensive collection of job search and career exploration tools anywhere — all in one place and always available online. It includes resume and letter builders with targeted samples and tips, millions of job and internship postings, interviewing advice and a personal dashboard to track users’ work.

Khan Academy

World Wide WebKhan Academy

Offers practice exercises and instructional videos for personalized learning. Includes test prep, academic subject help, computer programming, college and career help, and more.

MagillOnLiterature Plus

Card RequiredMagill On Literature Plus

Contains biographical essays of the 2,500 most studied authors. More than 8,500 writers of fiction, poetry, drama, and essays are featured. More than 400 comprehensive essays on specific literary genres, themes and settings round out the collection.

Mango Languages

Mango LanguagesCard Required 

A unique way to learn a foreign language at your own pace, using a comprehensive teaching approach that actively engages audio and visual cues to assist in language retention. iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users can also download the Mango Languages app from the iTunes store. Android users can get the app from the Google Play store.
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Niche Academy

Niche AcademyWorld Wide Web

Provides tutorials on using the library’s digital collection and research databases as well as computer skill tutorials. Check out the tutorials available through Niche Academy below and linked throughout our website!

Occupational Outlook

World Wide WebOccupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) – Bureau of Labor Statistics

The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

 

Open Culture

World Wide WebOpen Culture

Brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community.

Pathways

World Wide WebPathways Program

The Pathways Program offers federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree. There are three different paths available:

One Search

ResearchIT CT OneSearchCard Required

Search more than a dozen online databases from a single search box.

Science Reference Center

Card RequiredScience Reference Center

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content.  Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Youth Voting Guide

Student Voting Guide

Provides a comprehensive voter’s guide replete with everything you need to know about voting in an election. The state-by-state directory explores voter eligibility criteria, residency requirements, registration deadlines, and other voting guidelines in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

USA Gov

World Wide WebUSA.gov

The official web portal of the United States federal government, s designed to improve the public’s interaction with the U.S. government by quickly directing website visitors to the services or information they are seeking. Popular topic include Jobs & Unemploment, Laws and Legal Issues , Small Business, Money and Consumer Issues, and Education.

Volunteer Match

Volunteer Match

One of the largest network in the nonprofit world, connecting volunteers and nonprofit organizations to achieve remarkable outcomes.