We’re pleased to highlight a new addition to our Digital Library: PressDisplay, an online newspaper database that offers instant access to over 3,000 newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in 60 languages! There’s no special software required or downloading involved. Simply search for a publication by title, country, or language, and you can skip right to your favorite section (Front Page, Entertainment, Sports, you name it). You can then read the articles in full color on your computer or even download, print, or email them as desired. PressDisplay is available from any computer with your library card, so click here and start exploring news from around the world today.
Check out our YouTube video highlighting PressDisplay here:
Want to start the new year off right by learning something new? We’ve got you covered! A great recent addition to our Digital Library is Pronunciator, a language learning database, featuring 80 language courses, along with English as a Second Language courses and tools. You can access it with your library card from any computer or download the mobile app for iOS or Android and use it on the go! Pronunciator has a wide variety of language learning exercises including quizzes, music, radio, and movies. You can take self-paced courses or sign up for structured 8-week courses. Check it out on our Digital Library page today!
We have a new business database to tell you about! Mergent Online offers in-depth company and financial information. You can also find industry reports, executive profiles, corporate family trees, historical data, all with the option to generate customized reports.
Access to Mergent Online is available 24/7 in the Digital Library with your library card.
Lynda.com is an exciting new resource now available through the EBRPL Digital Library. Lynda.com offers video tutorials on everything from software design to business skills, design techniques, and more.
Lynda.com offers thousands of classes at all different user levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). You can access the classes on your home computer, library computer, or on your mobile device. Check out the Lynda.com InfoGuide for more information. All you need is your library card number to create an account and start learning today!
The Tech Toy Box is back for the holidays! Meet us at the concierge desk right when you walk in the Main Library at Goodwood, across from the Circulation Desk on the first floor. We’ll be there to answer any questions about our digital services and especially about how to get started with OverDrive. We’ll have devices such as an iPad, Kindle Fire, and Nook on hand so we can show you how to download books from our OverDrive collection. We’ll also be able to troubleshoot any problems you might be having with your own device. Join us every Monday through Thursday from 3-6 with additional evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8, as well as Saturdays from 3-5. Check the December Source for details. Hope to see you then!