Friday, May 04, 2012

New eResources!

The Library has recently subscribed to three great new resources! Check 'em out!

Testing and Education Reference CenterFor users seeking valuable information on colleges, technical schools, practice entrance exams and certifications, and professional license exams, look no further than the convenient and comprehensive Testing & Education Reference Center. TERC is the one-stop, go-to digital resource that shows users exactly what to expect, and how to prepare for and excel at the next level. TERC's updated content, functionality and new eBooks give users everything they need to further their education and careers with confidence.

PowerSpeak LanguagesPowerspeak Languages is a powerful online language learning program of study. With more than 1,000 lessons, it allows for both quick learning and in-depth study over a longer period of time. Using research-driven techniques to take full advantage of the brain’s natural ability to acquire language and rooted in decades of research and development and designed to teach users of all ages, Powerspeak features a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons, and games, all of which contribute to an experience that closely aligns with the standards set forth by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, ESL for Spanish speakers, and ESL for Chinese speakers.

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine The 5-vol. Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine fills a gap between introductory resources, such as single-volume family medical guides, and highly technical professional materials. Consult this authoritative, comprehensive in-depth medical guide for information on medical topics in language accessible to laypersons.

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