Ask MN – The librarian is in! This is an online service for information and research help available to all Minnesota residents and students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. AskMN is a cooperative service of Minnesota libraries. You must have a Minnesota public library barcode number to utilize the service. Please visit your local library if you need a card.
Brainfuse HelpNow! – Homework Help-Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests, Skills-Building, Personalized eLearning Tools, 24-Hour Writing Lab, Homework Send Question, and an Adult Learning Center with access to a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more!
Brainfuse JobNow! – Most online career tools provide “resume building” software or job-hunting strategies without one-to-one advice from a career coach. JobNow bridges the divide by connecting users with experienced career coaches and vast resources to assist them during all stages of their job search.
DMV Practice Tests – Take a practice test to see if you are ready to take the real permit test. Every permit practice test contains a series of multiple-choice questions. After the learner answers the question, they immediately see whether the answer was correct or not. A hint is also provided (to be used before giving the answer) and the explanation (to check after you have provided the wrong answer).
Gale Virtual Reference Library – Access to more than 1,000 electronic reference titles – eBooks – in virtually any subject, including health, science, art, history, biography and many more.
eLibraryMN – (ELM) gives Minnesota residents online access to magazine, journal, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles, eBooks (online books), and other information resources. ELM provides information on a vast array of topics, including consumer information, arts and humanities, current events, health, science, social science, politics, business, and more.
Learning Express Library – Will help you achieve your educational and career goals by providing online test guides for everything from the PSAT to the GRE, GED and civil service, career guidance, as well as math and reading practice for everything from elementary school to college.
Mango Language – Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. You will need your library card number to access.
Minnesota Video Vault – Provides access to hundreds of videos and Twin Cities Public Television productions. Short clips as well as full-length shows are available. The site can be searched by broad educational areas and grade level or you can search by “interest area” buttons.
Sparticl – What are you curious about? Sparticl is a collection of the very best the web has to offer in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM.
The History Project – At The History Project we chronicle life’s most important moments captured in photographs, videos, and recordings, creating individual digital timelines to be preserved online and shared with those you love. Create your own family history today.
College Affordability Guide – Government collected data analyzed 5,000+ colleges and universities in the U.S. for financial accessibility and positive student outcomes.
LendEdu – Student Loans almost always require a co-signer. If you are in a position where you need to get a loan without one, this resource can help you get started.
LinkedIn Learning – Learning modules for just about every topic under the sun.
Minnesota Natural Resource Atlas – This website provides a basic set of GIS tools for viewing, searching, and manipulating mapped data. These tools allows users to measure, access attribute data, conduct basic summaries, query features, and view different combinations of spatial data. Information can be shared by exporting results and map images.