LearningExpress Library Interactive test preparation guides for the TOEIC, ASVAB, GRE, SAT, ACT, medical assisting, civil service, military, law enforcement, real estate, teaching, U.S. Citizenship Test, and other exams. Also includes courses on Microsoft and Adobe popular software, and a Job Search and Workplace Skills Center. From home: Click on this remote link. For MPLD cardholders only.
Mango Languages - Are you traveling abroad? Struggling with a language course at school? Trying to improve your English? McHenry Public Library cardholders now have access to an online language-learning system that teaches conversational skills for 12 different languages, including Spanish, French, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese. There are also ESL courses for those learning English and a translation tool for written text. Create a Mango account to keep track of your progress in the lessons today. For MPLD cardholders only.
Tuition Funding Sources | TuitionFundingSources.com is now available as a free internet resource to all libraries in Illinois. The website represents 24 years of scholarship research that has produced the largest source of scholarships in the world. The scholarship database has been displayed in the Smithsonian. The website is free of charge and 100% non-commercial.
Basic Computer Skills - This tutorial on basic computer operation is intended to help virtually anyone who wants to learn more about operating a computer. It will start out with the most basic information and will progress from there.
LearnFree - quality, innovative online learning opportunities to improve technology, literacy, and math skills.
Mousing Around – practice using a computer mouse. From the Palm Beach County Library.
Basic Online Skills – a short, easy-to-master, web-based course on basic online skills: computer skills, E-mail skills, word processing skills, and Internet skills.
Devolver Movie Maker - You do not need to be a member to use the MovieMaker.
Forvo - a pronunciation guide.
iLighter - I-lighter is a Freeware add-on that provides a simple way to save and annotate snippets of text and graphics from Web sites and store it for future use.
Penzu - a personal journal and online diary.
VoiceThread - group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world.
Voxopop - develop your speaking skills. Similar to message boards, but with voice rather than text and with a specialized user interface.
Wall Wisher - is an online notice board maker.
Wordle - generate “word clouds” from text that you provide. Print them out or save them to the Wordle gallery to share.
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