Creative Bug

Improve your crafting skills or develop new ones with more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Mango Languages

Learn a language on your computer for free. Click the access the database link above to go to the Mango site and set up an account to start learning. You can also download the app for Android or iPhone. Mango offers courses in 77 languages, including English as a Second Language courses for 15 non-English languages.

Peterson’s Career Prep

This new, robust jobs resource is created in partnership between Gale and Peterson. It provides users access to the core career tools and includes new features for improved usability:

  • Personalized career assessments focused on user’s interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences
  • Comprehensive career information including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets
  • Job searching capabilities via integration with Indeed.com that match listings based on a user’s assessment results
  • Resume editing software powered by VisualCV Resume Creator that provides 5,000 resume templates and cover letter samples

Universal Class

From Bartending to DIY to Real Estate to Career Training, Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Users may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.