August 29, 2009
If you want to brush up your skills or take a practice test for a new or current job or school, improve your basic math, reading and writing skills, or just continue your life-long learning, check out Learning Express Library, the new online resource that is available to you for free through a Wisconsin Valley Library Services LSTA “Bridge to Job Hunting Success” grant.
You will discover many review tests and exercises to improve basic skills to help you with your daily life and help you get a better job. There are over 800 online courses, tests, and e-books to assist you.
Some of the practice tests available at Learning Express Library are:
- Basic math, reading, grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and writing skills improvement for all levels and ages, elementary school through adult
- GED practice exams and skills improvement, including a Spanish language GED preparation
- U.S. Citizenship practice exams
- College preparation tests such as the SAT, ACT,CLEP, AP
- Graduate School entrance exams; GRE, GMAT, MCAT,LSAT
- Licensing, certification, job, and aptitude practice tests for all kinds of careers—real estate, plumbing, military (ASVAB), nursing, EMT, electrician, police officer, postal worker, firefighter tests and more
- Job search and workplace skills such as business writing, creating resumes and cover letters, and interview tips
To access this resource from the library’s homepage, go to "Resources > Online Resources" and select Learning Express Library from the alphabetical list. New users will need to register and set up a free account. When you set up your account, use your library card number as your username so you will be able to access it outside of the library building. When registering, when it asks for which library you belong to, select Wisconsin Valley Library Service (the library system that the Marathon County Public Library is a member of). You will then have the option to print and save your registration confirmation information to refer to later if needed. If you have any questions, please contact the library’s Reference Desk.