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Funded by the Maine State Librarys BTOP grant and available to Maine public library patrons, LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. In addition, you will find interactive popular software tutorials/courses that are video-based and allow you to learn at your own pace. (Note: These courses require Adobe Flash Player 8.0.)
Legislative reports, study reports, executive summaries of reports of the Maine State LegislatureCoverage: 117th Legislature-
Covers subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings, with coverage dating back to the mid-1960s. Coverage: Varies by title
Provides access to mining publications that are available on the Internet, including thousands of conference proceedings, journal articles, magazine articles, theses, technical papers, and reports. The records link to papers that can be found on other websites (such as governments, universities, associations, societies, consultants, etc.). The database does not contain records where you have to pay to access the publication (pay-per-view or subscription); any publication found through LibraryMine is instantly available for free.
CSA LLBA abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.Coverage: 1973 - current
Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It has been specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 34,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 179,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), 450 literary journals, more than 670,000 book reviews, more than 73,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 6,000 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
Interface change coming soon! Interface will change to the new design on December 20, 2015. Literature Resource Center is your most current, comprehensive, and reliable online resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Its coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world