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Online Learning Resources

Lynda.com – A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals through a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Note: If you need to reset your password, please call Lynda.com at 1-888-335-9632. Select option 1 and specify that you are calling regarding Lynda Library.

LearningExpress Library 3.0 – Register as a new user to gain access to a completely new platform that offers all of the same great content found in version 2.0 with improved functionality; easier-to-use navigation; new interactive tutorials with integrated assessments; individualized prescriptive learning study plans; detailed guidance; tests with multiple modes for study; and score reports with recommendations for additional study. Your login from version 2.0 will not work on this platform.

University of Fashion – Brings together the best fashion industry professionals to create lessons that inspire and educate students, teachers, home sewers and the fashion curious.

Driving-Tests.org – In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Westchester Library System is proud to offer free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks. Automobile, motorcycle and commercial handbooks and practice tests are available.

Mango Languages – creates lovable language-learning experiences for libraries, schools, corporations, government agencies, and individuals. See the list of languages offered.

Novelist – Reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews, book jackets, and more.

Webucator – Provides many free online tutorials on Web Development, Microsoft, Adobe, Java and more.

First Find – An easy-to-use website with information and resources to help Westchester residents.

  • Learn English – Practice and learn English using several websites that include: Grammar, Vocabulary, Listening, Reading, Pronunciation and Writing. Test your progress with games and quizzes.
  • Get Your GED – Connect to websites that can help build your knowledge and skills you will need to pass the GED. You will also find general information about the GED and how to take the GED test in New York State.
  • Basic Computer Tips – How computers work and tutorials on how to use software.

 

Techboomers – Provides lessons and tutorials on how to use popular websites and online services.