Niche Academy offers video tutorials on select library online services as well as Facebook, Twitter and Good Reads!
Learn how to:
Use Bridges by OverDrive to check out eBooks and eAudiobooks
Check out digital magazine on Zinio
Utilize OneClickdigital for even more eAudiobooks
Use Book Browse for reading recommendations
Explore your family history with Ancestry.com: Library Edition
Sign up and use Twitter & Facebook
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement. Skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science are available as well as career certification and licensure exam prep. There are college and grad school entrance test preps, GED test prep, and more.
This service is available to Fort Dodge Public Library cardholders.
First Time Users
Once signed in, you may choose one of the Learning Centers on the left to access the LearningExpress Library Resources.
The most comprehensive, effective, and engaging way to learn over 120 languages, including ESL
AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 220 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 Million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and much more. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives and a whole lot of other possibilities.
Please call the library for login information.
EBSCOhost provides general information from newspapers, magazines, journals, encyclopedias, and reference books. Information is great for general use and for special school or work related projects. Many of the articles are full-text. Included in EBSCOhost:
Magazine, News & Entertainment Resources
Resources for College Students
Resources for High School Students
Resources for Middle School Students
Health Information & Resources
Business Information & Resources
Resources for Teachers
Other EBSCOhost databases available are:
Auto Reference Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center
Consumer Health Complete
Legal Information Reference Center
Gale provides a wealth of information from journals, newspapers, reference books, encyclopedias, and magazines. This information is good for general use and school or work related research projects.
Included in Gale:
Culinary Arts Collection
Educator's Reference Complete
Fine Arts and Music Collection
Gender Studies Collection
General Science Collection
Research In Context
Vocations and Careers Collection