Resources

Resources

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  • Job Seekers’ Packet

    This 24-page PDF has a wealth of information and advice for the job seeker.

  • Kanopy

    Kanopy offers a unique and extensive collection of indie flicks, world cinema, classic films, and award-winning documentaries. Plus, enjoy celebrated educational series like NOVA, Ken Burns America, and The Great Courses and explore educational videos covering Business Skills, Dance, Engineering, History, Photography, Religion & Philosophy, Sports & Fitness, and more. Instructional video topics range from refrigeration and air conditioning to first aid and therapeutic massage. There are even curated collections for educators and students that provide lessons in mathematics, languages (including ESL), and science!

  • Kentucky Libraries Unbound

    Kentucky Libraries Unbound powered by OverDrive allows you to download audio books, e-books, video, and music to your PC, Mac®, or one of many mobile devices.You can check out up to 10 items at a time with your library card and PIN. Certain software downloads are required for use (OverDrive® Media Console™ for audiobooks, music, and video; Adobe® Digital Editions for e-books).

  • Kentucky Virtual Library

    In addition to EBSCO and LearningExpress resources that can be accessed directly from our website, KYVL also provides access to Britannica Digital Learning, Scholastic GO!, and Proquest. A special username and password are required for access; ask any BCPL librarian for the login credentials.

  • LearningExpress Library

    Offers practice tests, e-books, and skill-building courses for students and adult learners. Includes specialized learning centers for different interests and age groups cover learning topics like skills improvement in reading, writing, and mathematics; occupational exams and workplace skills; test preparation and study courses for elementary, middle, and high school students; and instructional videos for computer skills ranging from security to Photoshop. Many courses are available in Spanish.

  • LearningExpress Library: Adult Core Skills

    LearningExpress Library’s Adult Core Skills offers resources for busy adults who need to brush up on their math skills; improve their writing, speaking, or grammar; and even offers assistance to become a US citizen.

  • LearningExpress Library: Career Preparation

    Build job search and workplace skills, prepare for occupational exams, and more. Includes military and officer exam training and aptitude tests, plus e-books and practice exams in several other fields ranging from nursing and allied health to culinary arts and cosmetology.

  • LearningExpress Library: College Admissions Test Preparation

    Be ready for college entrance exams! Discover e-books, video tutorials, and practice tests to help you prepare for the ACT, SAT, and PSAT/NMSQT. The College Preparation Center also covers AP exams and the TOEFL iBT.

  • LearningExpress Library: College Students

    In addition to useful skills reviews in math, reading, grammar, and writing, the College Students portal offers practice tests for college placement exams and graduate school admission exams. Includes GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, and PCAT.

  • LearningExpress Library: Computer Skills Center

    Enjoy video courses on topics ranging from computer maintenance and internet safety to popular software programs like Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Photoshop.

  • LearningExpress Library: GED Test Prep Center

    Build basic skills and enjoy GED tutorial and practice tests, in English or Spanish. Also includes tools to prepare for the HiSET and TASC.

  • LearningExpress Library: Job & Career Accelerator

    The Job & Career Accelerator offered by LearningExpress Library can help you accelerate your career by offering expert guidance on interviewing skills, resume writing, and searching for the right job for you.

  • LearningExpress Library: Recursos para Hispanohablantes

    From LearningExpress Library: Recursos para Hispanohablantes: Este centro ofrece práctica para mejorar las habilidades básicas, práctica para el examen de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.

  • LearningExpress Library: School Center

    Test preparation and skills improvement tutorials for elementary, middle, and high school students. Topics include mathematics, English/language arts, and more.

  • Legal Information Reference Center

    Find the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions to understand and navigate a wide range of legal issues. Covered topics include adoption, bankruptcy, business, child custody, criminal law, divorce, estate planning, immigration, patents and copyright, property and real estate, rights and disputes, small claims court, and more. Plus, with the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, you can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas!

  • LinkedIn Learning

    LinkedIn Learning is a premier online learning resource featuring tutorials from recognized experts in their fields covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, career development, and more. Learning is self-paced and courses and tutorials are broken up into short videos, so it’s easy to squeeze in just a few minutes of learning a day if that’s all the time you have.

  • Literary Reference Center Plus

    This comprehensive database provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Includes full texts of classic works alongside synopses, critical essays, author biographies, study guides, lesson plans, and more. Plus access a variety of literary journals, reference books, and even video lessons and drama productions.

  • Mango Languages

    Learn practical conversation skills for over 70 world languages on your computer or mobile device! Includes Arabic, Cherokee, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and more. Mango also offers fully interactive feature films to help users master new languages and more than 20 ESL courses.

  • New York Times Digital

    Free access to all current New York Times articles online. Read the New York Times on any library computer or Wi-Fi network, or get an access code good for 24 hours to read outside the Library or through the New York Times app. You will need to set up a New York Times account with your e-mail address to read unlimited articles.

  • NoveList Plus

    Look up authors or specific books. Discover readalikes, recommendations, book discussion guides, book reviews, and more for fiction, narrative nonfiction, and audiobooks.