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Premium Resources: Skill Building and Test Preparation

  • Tools to prepare for citizenship and high-school equivalency exams, live tutors to help with Microsoft Office, Excel or Powerpoint, writing experts to assist you in perfecting your resume, and much more. 

  • lynda.com is an online education service that can help you learn technology, creative, and business skills that will help you achieve your goals. Anne Arundel County Public Library provides this premium resource with access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. Forgot your password? Call 888-335-9632.

  • eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

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  • eBooks on technical topics from a range of publishers including programming, certification training, and specific software applications. Read on your computer.

    Safari Tech Books work with the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Versions 8 or newer; Firefox, Version 12.0 or newer; Safari, Version 5.1 or newer; Chrome, Version 19 or newer. If one browser is not connecting, trying another may solve the issue.

  • Premium Resource, free with your library card. Peterson’s college and graduate school directories, SAT, AP, citizenship, TOEFL & civil service online practice tests, other practice test preparation eBooks, financial aid and scholarship information. Includes GED 2014 practice tests.

Community Resources

English Basic Skills

Free adult English classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College integrate listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for students with minimal English training. Classes are offered periodically at the Maryland City at Russett and Odenton libraries. Please call the library for class dates and more information. 

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Live Career Help - Resume Review 2 p.m. - midnight, 7 days a week.

Premium Resources: Job & Company Information

  • Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

  • Includes Ward's Business Directory, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.

  • Premium Resource, free with your library card. Search across multiple premium e-book reference sources published by Gale.

  • Journal and magazine articles focused on vocational guidance, careers and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.