PDLonline for Educators: Databases—High School

With your library card you will get access to sources to support your curriculum and your assignments that you can get RIGHT NOW from your classroom, or that your students can get from home tonight at the kitchen table (or in the wee hours in their jammies). You can send your students to our website to access these for a paper or project, and be assured that they are not accessing resources that are not appropriate for their academic work. If you need peer-reviewed resources, searches can be restricted to just those by checking a box on the database search page.

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For basic computer or internet skills, or increasing your level of expertise at Microsoft Office, look no further than our Learning Express Library or Job and Career Accelerator databases from the Michigan eLibrary, located under the Online Resources link at the top of the library web page.

  1. Click on the Online Resources Link You will see several menus, both alphabetical and by topic.
  2. Either go under List Databases by Name: F-M or under the topic Tests, Training, and School Applications and click.
  3. Then, under the alphabetical listing that results, find Learning Express and click.
  4. Next, if you are logging in from home or work, you will enter your library card barcode number (all 14 digits, no spaces)
  5. You next look for where it says Register. Start your account. The reason that you are doing this is that you want to be able to go back to a tutorial, class, test, or course, where you stopped, and they cannot do this if you do not have your own account. Once you have created your account, there are all kinds of courses and tutorials and test preparation programs that you can use.

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