eLibrary

The library's eLibrary (or electronic library) provides patrons with access to ebooks, downloadable audiobooks, music, and databases from both inside of the library or anywhere else that you have an internet connection. Most connections require you to have your library card and PIN numbers handy.

eResources

"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, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.. For access away from the library, please call and ask for the KYVL login information.

"Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is a collection of database for all ages provided by the state of Kentucky. KYVL includes Grolier encyclopedias and databases geared for children; scholarly databases for college students; and databases for general research for Kentucky residents of all ages. KYVL is accessible from within the library or from home with the current login and password. Please contact the library for current login information for access from home.

"ePrep courses feature expert video instruction, available to you whenever and wherever - day or night, at home or on the road. It's like having your own private tutor right next to you, guiding your progress every step of the way." ePrep is a test preparation website that provides test-takers with practice for the ACT, SAT, and PSAT. The expert video feature really sets ePrep apart from similar test preparation services. Not only does ePrep show you the correct answer, but it the expert videos can show you why that is the correct answer and how to arrive at the correct answer on your own.

America's News With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

A few of the newspapers of local interest that are available through America's News are The Corbin Times-Tribune, London's Sentinel Echo, Somerset's Commonwealth Journal, the Lexington Herald-Leader, and the Knoxville News Sentinel.

To learn how to use this database, Newsbank provides the following short videos which give useful examples:

Watch for an overview of America's News Watch for an overview of America's News

Note: For first time users, please register for Universal Class by going to this registration link: http://whitleycoky.universalclass.com/register.htm.

Universal Class offers patrons a unique online education experience. With a growing catalog of over 500 courses, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality online training. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class' unique instructional technologies. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units available for selected courses (check with your employer), students enjoy an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals.

Universal Class offers courses in Exercise and Fitness, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Music, Home and Garden Care, Cooking, Computers and Technology, Health and Medicine, Homeschooling, Job Assistance, Law and Legal, Parenting and Family, Pet and Animal Care... plus 100's more.

Note: For first time users, please register for Universal Class by going to this registration link: http://whitleycoky.universalclass.com/register.htm.

Atomic Training provides on-demand software training and support tutorials to help businesses and organizations fulfill staff technology training and development goals. This resource provides training in popular Microsoft, Apple, Adobe and Google software programs, such as Microsoft Office, Windows 7, Windows 8, Outlook, GarageBand, Gmail, and Photoshop. It also offers tutorials about how to use your mobile devices (smartphones, tablets).

Most of the trainings provided through Atomic Training can be used for continuing education purposes (always check with your employer first) and can be applied to the skills section of your résumé.

Freegal Music gives patrons access to over 7 million downloadable songs. Each week, five songs can be downloaded from the Freegal Music catalog, and the music is yours to keep for personal use. The collection includes a wide variety of artists who are currently topping the charts along with past smash hits. Given the library's limited shelf space for music, Freegal lets us offer far more music to our patrons than we could through any other means. You can also download the Freegal App for most internet enabled devices.

Cypress Resume lets you build a professional resume by simply supplying information.

Get Free eBooks strives to make new connections between readers and authors by creating a place where readers can discover new authors.

Kentucky Libraries Unbound (KLU) hosts the library's ebook, digital audiobook, downloadable movies, and downloadable music collection. The bulk of these items behave like a book on the library's shelves, meaning that only one person can have each copy checked out at a time. Items may be checked up for up to 21 days depending on the type of item.

If you have a smartphone, tablet, or similar digital device, you can download the Overdrive App from either the Amazon App Store, the Google Play Store, or the iTunes Store.

World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

eLibrary Resources