Research & Learn

Our resources can help you write a paper, learn a language, fix a car, plan a vacation, and a whole lot more. Almost all resources are available anytime, anywhere.

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A to Z USA

  • State profiles detailing demographics, crime, cuisine, economy, education, places of interest
  • Historical information and photos

Use it for: Preparing for travel, printing photographs, school reports

A To Z World Food

  • National cuisine, regional cuisine, daily meals, dining etiquette, special occasion foods, and food trivia for 174 countries of the world
  • 6,000+ recipes

Use it for: researching food culture and recipes for country reports, finding new recipes, learning about food history

Creativebug

  • More than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
  • Downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes

Use it for: Learning a new craft or building on your skills

CuriosityStream

  • Award-winning documentaries about science, nature, technology, history, society and lifestyle.
  • Unlimited streaming of thousands of shows.
  • Stream on your laptop, TV, phone, or tablet.
  • From the founder of Discovery Channel.

Use it for: Movie night or learning about something new

Global Road Warrior

  • Country profiles for business or casual travelers
  • Guide to local customs, tipping etiquette, places of interests, terms and phrases to know, and cuisine

Use it for: Preparing for a business trip or personal vacation; finding authentic recipes from other countries

Kanopy

  • Stream critically-acclaimed movies, classic cinema, inspiring documentaries, foreign films, and a collection just for kids.
  • Stream up to 10 films per month, per cardholder.
  • Watch unlimited films in the Kanopy Kids collection.
  • Stream on your computer, TV, phone, or tablet.

Use it for: Movie night or learning about something new

LinkedIn Learning

  • Premiere provider of instructional video tutorials taught by industry professionals
  • Wide variety of topics including business, software, technology, and creative skills
  • Learn at your own pace and easily add your certificate of completions to your Linkedin profile

Use it for: Learning new software, digital photography, and business skills

Mango Languages

  • Self-paced, interactive courses to learn 74¬†languages
  • English courses for foreign speakers of 21 languages
  • Interactive audio for pronunciation practice
  • Memory building exercises, beginner and advanced courses

Use it for: Learning a language, preparation for travel

MasterFILE Complete

  • Contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags
  • Covers an extensive range of subject areas including business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY and fashion.

Use it for: Any research project

Tumblebooks

  • Interactive, talking picture books for kids
  • Works¬†directly in web browser; no downloading required

Use it for: A fun way for kids to read, entertainment on long car rides

Tutor.com

  • No cost,1-to-1 tutoring for grade school - adult
  • Job seekers can connect with a job search coach for help with resumes/cover letters, practice interviewing skills and much more
  • Available anytime noon - midnight, no appointments needed

Use it for: Extra help with assignments, proofreading essays, test prep, and applying for a job