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Learning and Research

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Ancestry Library genealogy research logo

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AVAILABLE FROM HOME UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition. Search the US Federal Census as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records. Explore city directories, the Social Security Death Index, and more. Please note that the content in the Library Edition of this resource may differ from the personal subscription edition.

 

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A driver's education resource that provides Florida DMV practice tests and reference materials for cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.

 

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Magazine and journal articles on a wide variety of topics such as arts, business, careers, communications, education, Florida, general reference, health, hobbies, law, literature, multicultural, science, information in Spanish, and technology. Includes peer-reviewed articles.

 

Gale databases button click here

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Search magazines, databases, and many sources all at once, available through GALE CENGAGE Learning. Searches include: Business handbooks and sample business plans, Agriculture, Gardening and Horticulture; Economics and Theory; Communications and Mass Media; Criminal Justice; the Culinary Arts; Diversity Studies; Fine Arts; Home Improvement; Science; Health and Medicine and many more.

 

History in your hands tallahassee map button click here

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You can now tour Tallahassee-Leon County virtually with Leon County's new History in Your Hands Historical Mapping resource, which allows users to go back in time and discover over 400 years of local history. Through hundreds of archival photos and source document links, you can learn all about the people, places and things that once were in our community. Share how you're using the new map to discover history in your hands using #TLCGIS and #HistoryinYourHands.

 

job and career accelerator button click here

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Combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application.

 

learning express practice tests button click here

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Choose from more than 300 practice tests and courses, including GED, SAT, ACT and GRE.

 

Newspapers button click here

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Search local and regional newspapers in the ProQuest database, such as: Tallahassee Democrat, Florida Today (Melbourne), News Press (Ft. Myers), Pensacola News Journal

ProQuest includes articles from over 100 newspapers, as well as a database of scholarly articles.

 

morningstar investment research button click here

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Investment research and financial publication.

 

talenthub locab job search and resume builder button click here

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Begin your journey into finding the perfect career. TalentHub allows you to explore careers, build a resume, view popular jobs in your area, learn about local companies and take online training to build your employment skills and resume.

TalentHub is an online platform that allows job seekers to explore careers, build a resume, view popular jobs in your area, learn about local companies and take online training to build your employment skills and resume.

 Easy to use courses featuring videos, podcasts and workplace examples. 

Job seekers can get suggestions for further learning and watch real people in real jobs! 

And the system keeps track of your progress and results. 

Learn from anywhere where you have an internet connection. TalentHub makes learning fun and interesting Register and get started at www.talenthub2030.com

 

universal class button click here

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Take online lifelong learning courses in over 30 subjects (with over 500 courses available overall).

Universal Class can also be accessed through the Libby by OverDrive app under the 'Extras' category. 

 

ValueLine: click here for investment research button

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Investment research and financial publication.

 

Worldcat Discovery Services: click here to search for items from other libraries and to find online articles from multiple databases

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  • Looking for a book or movie the library does not have? Search beyond the library to find items to order from other libraries.
  • Doing research for a paper or on a topic of personal interest? Narrow your search to Leon County Public Library and then find full-text articles by searching across multiple databases at once.
  • A-Z list of e-Journals and research