News from Facts on File

July 23, 2012  

New content added to the Facts on File Database – keep up with current issues: World News Digest The XXX Summer Olympic Games in London, England Focus On: Summer Olympics [More Research Features ] The Summer Olympics: A Visual History [ 2008 Summer Olympics Highlights] International News and Features Moderate Coalition Appears Set to Win Landmark Elections in Libya; Citizens Vote in First Democratic Poll Since 1964 [ More Top Stories] Pena Nieto Elected Mexican President [ More News Headlines] Barclays Pays $450 Million to Settle Allegations … Continue reading

Rocket Languages

July 13, 2012  

Sooooooooooooo….what could be better than ANOTHER new database? Not much in my book 🙂 Check out our new offering: Rocket Languages Rocket Languages is a different platform than Mango – Rocket Languages has courses that you read through and videos that users can either stream or download (and keep). One of the big reasons we added Rocket Languages is that it offers American Sign Language as one of the choices — read a little more about it Here and then … Continue reading

LearningExpress Library adds new content

June 30, 2012  

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

KYVL New Password

June 4, 2012  

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.

Free Database Training – Small Business Reference Center

May 30, 2012  

Small Business Reference Center by EBSCO is offering some free training sessions. These count as CE toward your annual certification. Please take advantage of these courses: Thursday, June 7 from 11am-12pm, EDT Friday, July 6 from 4:30-5:30pm, EDT   Tuesday, July 31 from 1:30-2:30pm, EDT To view other free online courses, visit   Small Business Reference Center is part of our package through KYVL.

Free Gale Webinars in June

May 23, 2012  

The following webinars are available from Gale in June – they count towards CE credit AND they will give you a better understanding of some of our databases/resources — so if you can, attend!   Gale Virtual Reference Library Discover how the Gale Virtual Reference Library can help drive eBook usage by enabling your library to create its own eBook collection — provide access to reference materials previously available only in the library. Learn how to conduct basic and advanced searches, how … Continue reading