Learning Express Library Tutorial

Learning Express Library Tutorial


Hi my name is Eric and I’m a Business
and Career librarian at Brooklyn Public Library. Today I will be showing you how
you can use Brooklyn Public Library’s Learning Express Library database to
help you prepare for an exam, prepare for college, or build your basic reading
writing or math skills Learning Express library is a Brooklyn Public Library
subscription database which means you must access it through the library’s
website and log in using your library card number and PIN. To begin go to WWW Dot b k l y n library dot org and click on learn on the left side of the screen. Then click
on learning resources near the top of the screen. Finally scroll down to find
Learning Express Library 3.0 click on visit the resource and enter your
library card number as well as your four digit PIN. Once in Learning Express
Library you’ll notice that there are eight different centers each of these
centers offer video tutorials, practice tests, and downloadable ebooks in
different subjects. Let’s take a look at what they have to offer. The Career
Preparation Center offers free exam preparation for careers that require a
standardized test or entrance exam such as nursing and allied health positions,
commercial driving, cosmetology, police and fire, real estate, teaching, skilled
trades and more. The High School Equivalency Center offers free practice
tests and ebooks for the five major subjects tested on
the TASC the exam that recently replaced the GED in New York State. The College
Admissions Test Preparation Center offers free practice tests and tutorials
for the ACT, the SAT, the PSAT, Advanced Placement and TOEFL exams plus ebooks on how to write a successful college essay. The College
Student Center offers practice and college-level math, reading, writing, and
science. The center also contains the graduate school entrance exams such as
the GMAT GRE, LSAT, MCAT and PCAT plus materials for the CLEP exams. Adult Core Skills offers tutorials on basic math, reading,
writing, and grammar plus preparation and information about the US citizenship
exam. Popular Software Skills provides video tutorials on various versions of
the Microsoft Office programs including access Excel PowerPoint and more plus
adobe illustrator and photoshop. Another option is to use the search box at the
top of the screen to find different test materials. When you enter a search term
the options for that subjects will appear simply click on your choice. In
order to take a test, watch a tutorial, or use an e-book on Learning Express
Library you will need to create an account first select the material that
you want click on the sign in or register to begin box if you’re using
Learning Express Library for the first time click on register to create an
account. Enter the information requested then click register your email address
will be your username. Once your account is created you may then launch the test,
tutorial, or ebook. These are just some of the features offered on Brooklyn Public
Libraries Learning Express Library database. Please feel free to explore more.

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