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Homework HelpNow with Brainfuse

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Brainfuse HelpNow offers a personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science, social studies, and Spanish). It also includes ACT preparation. Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems. HelpNow also offers skills building and test preparation where…

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Brainfuse JobNow and VetNow

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JobNow features live online coaches who assist in resume/cover letter preparation and help patrons prepare for job interviews. Resumes may also be submitted to the Resume Lab and returned to you with feedback within 24 hours. Career assessments (eParachute) and resources are also available. The adult learning center and SkillSurfer includes test preparation (including the GED,…

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Encyclopedia Britannica

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Encyclopedia Britannica allows you access to a full encyclopedia. Now you can read all the articles from your house. In addition there are videos that you can watch, download, and use in school presentations. Access: Online Log in: Via SCPL’s website, 14 digits   Need help? Check out these videos!…

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Foundation Directory Online

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Foundation Directory Online is a research tool to help nonprofits find the grantmakers most likely to fund their projects. This tool includes grantmaker profiles that provide a powerful summary overview of the funder’s work along with all the pertinent details fundraisers need to find and approach great prospects. Resources available include: 100,000+ grantmaker profiles 500,000+ key…

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Great Courses

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The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment, with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more. Streaming video on demand is now available by checking out a 7 day license. Access: Click on EXTRAS!…

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LinkedIn Learning with Lynda Content

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Access free self-paced training tutorials covering hundreds of subjects including marketing, management, design, video, photography, web development, programming, and software instruction. These online learning modules are available on demand. Access: Online or app Apple, Android  (Note: To log in to the app, tap the “sign in with your library card” and type the library ID “siouxcenterlibrary”,…

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Newspaper Archives

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Search newspaper archives of Sioux County newspapers. Among the included papers are the Sioux center News, Hawarden Independent, Alton Democrat, Rock Valley Bee, Sioux County Index Reporter, Ireton Examiner, Sioux County Capital Democrat, Sioux County Herald, Hull Index, Sibley Gazette, and Hospers Tribune. Go to the site to see a full list of papers and years. Access: Online…

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Transparent Language Online

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Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers…

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driving tests, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offers free DMV practice tests to library patrons. It includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate…

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Do you have a friend that would like to learn to read and write in Spanish? Invite them to Leamos™. It is a class for Spanish speakers to learn to read and write in Spanish (pre-ESL). The library provides free access to the online program and an in-person tutor for local students. Call the library…

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People's Law Library

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The People’s Law Library of Iowa is your source for information about Iowa’s laws on topics like family law, landlord/tenant law, consumer law, and more. No legalese, just easy-to-understand information. Find research guidance and information on legal topics like: consumer law family law landlord/tenant law additional topics in development The information on the People’s Law…

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Sioux Center Public Library

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Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

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