eLearning

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Brainfuse HelpNow

Live homework help with one-on-one expert tutors. Every day 1-10pm. Also includes cover letter, resume, and interviewing resources.

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California DMV Practice Tests

Free online California DMV practice tests, including tests for cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles. Practice tests are currently available in English and Spanish. (Driving-Tests.org)

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Career Online High School

Adult learners earn an accredited high school diploma as well as a career certificate in one of eight high-demand career fields.

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Classes at the Library

Classes and workshops regularly taught by staff at the Library.

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Computer Tutorials and Job Skills

Job seeking computer skills, basics about computers and the Internet, email, social media, surfing the web, and search engines.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses

Wide range of interactive courses, led by expert instructors. Also includes cover letter, resume and interviewing resources.

Start Here: Gales Courses FAQ

Job and career resources

Jobs & Careers Resources

Practical information on topics such as job-hunting skills, choosing an occupation, education sources and employment agencies.

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JobNow by Brainfuse

JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

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Language Learning

Language and ESL courses with gradual immersion, using real-life situations and actual conversations to effectively teach a new language

Learning Express

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information to reach your personal and professional goals. Also includes cover letter, resume, and interviewing resources.

 

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Linkedin Learning

Access unlimited access to over 16,000 business, design, and tech online courses from a web browser. To use the mobile app, type sfpl when prompted for the Library ID. Formerly Lynda.com.

IMPORTANT: Please note that if you are currently using a temporary access card for Lynda.com/Linkedin Learning and upgrade to a permanent card later, your learning history will no longer be accessible with the new card number. Save or print any certificates of completion before upgrading to a new library card account.

Start Here: Linkedin Learning FAQ

Computing and IT Books

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

Unlimited access to 50K+ titles (including O’Reilly books in early release), 30K+ hours of video, case studies from top companies, learning paths, expert playlists, and more—with nearly 1,000 topics to explore in technology and business. Formerly Safari Online Books

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Skillport 8i (Skillsoft)

More than 13,500 full-text technology and business eBooks from 210 publishers, plus 25,000+ IT and Desktop Video tutorials from industry experts.

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Treehouse

Videos, projects and quizzes teach design and development of websites and mobile apps, coding languages, and basic computing.

Start Here: Treehouse FAQ

Udemy

Udemy (Gale)

On-demand elearning platform that offers more than 4,000 high-quality, on-demand video courses taught by instructors across 75 categories in the areas of business, technology, and design. Upon completion of a course, Udemy will issue the user a Certificate of Completion. See also Linkedin Learning and Gale Courses.

Start Here: Udemy FAQ. To use Udemy, you must be in the state of California. See the Udemy FAQ for other requirements to use this service.