Learning Resources - Library Card Required

Learning Resources - Library Card Required

Information about Learning Resources that do not require a library card can be found here or here; the following links on this page need a library card. Research Resources like ProQuest, JSTOR, and more can be found here. Brainfuse HelpNow & VetNow can be found here


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LearningExpress supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more.  Links to LearningExpress are only available after you sign in to your account through www.plumaslibrary.org (it will be a clearly marked link on the left hand side.) 

Please note, to access a tutorial, take a test, or download an eBook, all new users must register a personal account by providing their first name, email address, and a password. (You can also create an alternate account without the name/email address requirement by clicking on the “Register without Email” option.) 


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LinkedIn Learning provides unlimited, cost-effective access to great content from Lynda.com. It gives users of any skill level bite-size tutorials or comprehensive courses on hundreds of topics.  



Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica offers a comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to CA Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Click on the link and it offers you versions aimed at Elementary School kids (also available in Spanish), Middle School kids (also available in Spanish), and High School kids.

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Need help from Britannica? See our support page. (800) 621-3900 x 7160 | edsupport@eb.com

Encyclopedia Britannica ofrece un recurso interactivo integral para los estudios y el aprendizaje de los grados de jardín de infantes a duodécimo. Incluye correlaciones con los Estándares de Contenido de California y otros recursos valiosos para maestros. Haz clic en el enlace “Britannica Escolar” y te ofrecerá el sitio web para los niños de primaria o secundaria en Español.



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Gale Archives Unbound  - Offers topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages to twentieth-century political history.

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies -  Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.  

Gale Interactive Science -  Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.  

Gale National Geographic Kids - Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.  


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