Available on LearningExpress Library on Tuesday, July 3: New Online Practice Exams New practice exams will be available to users preparing for the WorkKeys® assessments, Praxis II: Principles of Learning Tests (PLT), and the COMPASS® college placement exams. We’ve also added another practice civil service exam. New eBooks The inventory of vocational and instructional eBooks has grown to include three new titles for the GED® Test and nursing school entrance exams, and a new addition to the 501 Questions series … Continue reading
NEWSBANK SPECIAL REPORTS U.S. Health Care Reform Law – Supreme Court Decision Important Update June 29, 2012 From the beginning the U.S. Health Care Reform Law has been covered in NewsBank’s World Health Special Report. This Report continues its coverage with the Supreme Court Decision and the aftermath of that ruling. Because this ruling impacts nearly every individual and business in the United States as well as having a definite affect on the November Presidential election, NewsBank’s Special Report includes articles from a diverse mix of … Continue reading
For the first time ever, all the personal journals of Queen Victoria have been made available to search and read online. This unique resource, developed in partnership by the Bodleian Libraries, the Royal Archives and ProQuest, is freely available for the public to access at www.queenvictoriasjournals.org through June 30, 2012. The journals, which span Victoria’s lifetime and consist of 141 volumes numbering over 33,000 pages, have never been published in their entirety and previously were only accessible by appointment at … Continue reading
KYVL has released new passwords that are effective immediately. The old password will work through June 30th and will then be defunct. Please visit any branch of the Boyd County Public Library to recieve the new passwords. New passwords will be in effect through June 2014. For a listing of databases available through KYVL, please click here.
Join us for a free webinar! May 22, 2012 2:00 p.m. EST “Cover Letters: Grabbing an Employer’s Attention for the Right Reasons” With Career Management Expert Alison Green After candidates spend time perfecting their resumes, they should take the time to craft an effective cover letter. A good cover letter is more than just an introduction—it engages employers to explore the candidate’s resume. Cover letters are key to landing interviews. Join Career Search Expert Alison Green as she demonstrates how to create winning … Continue reading
Remote Access In-house Access We’ve added more titles to our Gale Virtual Reference Library! What is the Virtual Reference Library? It’ an online collection of resource books that can be accessed 24 hours/day – 7 days/week! The books never check out, so everyone can access every title all the time. These titles are non-fiction and Reference materials — for popular titles check out Overdrive – Kentucky Libraries Unbound. The new titles are: 9781438131511: 101 Tips for Graduates, Revised Edition 9781412979290: 21st … Continue reading