Learning Express Library (LEL) is free for all Troy residents; simply log in with your valid Troy library card for access to a number of courses on Microsoft Office. From beginner to advanced lessons, LEL has a course for you. The classes are listed under Popular Software Tutorials, on the left hand side of the screen. Simply click on the course in which you are interested, select your version, and start studying!
Learning Express Library is available to you from home, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Log in today to start learning.
It may only be the beginning of the school year, but it is never too early to get ahead of the class. Brainfuse is an online tutoring resource for students in grades 3 through 12. Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 - 11pm, and offer live, one-on-one help in a variety of subjects, including math, social studies, science, and English. Brainfuse tutors are qualified to assist students at any level, from brushing up on a subject to in-depth help.
And best of all, Brainfuse is available to you free-of-charge, if you have a Troy Public Library card.
The only things you need to get started is the Brainfuse Quick Connect Software, which you can download here. Once you have the software, you can create an account with your library card number and start connecting with Brainfuse tutors by clicking here.
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ReferenceUSA, one of the Troy Public Library's electronic sources of consumer and business information, now provides a variety of new features for you.
Among these enhancements are over nine million new business listings, job listings that allow you to search by company name within business profiles, and the ability to search multiple company names.
Another major addition is a resource center offering tutorials, videos, blogs, and webcasts that provide live how-to instruction for users.
To use ReferenceUSA, click on the eResources link on the left side of this page. From there, click on the Business and Economics subject heading, and then on the ReferenceUSA link to log in with your valid Troy Library card.
For the business researcher on the go, ReferenceUSA now offers a mobile app for iPad users, offering the same comprehensive information and ease-of-use found online. All you need to get started is a valid Troy public Library card.
Click here to download the app.
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Summer can be a busy time of year if you are preparing to take college entrance exams, studying for a licensing exam for a new career, or trying to brush up on your computer skills. The Troy Public Library provides access for Troy residents to the Learning Express Library (LEL), a convenient, easy-to-use, electronic resource that provides preparation and practice for a variety of exams and licensing courses and work/life skills.
The Learning Express Library offers practice and preparation for a wide range of courses and exams for all ages. Need to study for the ACT or SAT? Access the LEL for review courses and practice exams for every subject area covered on the ACT and SAT.
There are basic skill improvement courses for elementary, junior high and high school students. For adults, there are GED and GRE courses; military and U.S. Citizenship exam preparations; and modules for strengthening your computer, internet, personal finance, job-searching and workplace skills.
And best of all, LEL is available to you from home, 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. To begin learning today with Learning Express Library, click here. Then, simply login with your Troy Library card to create a personal account and start learning.
Have you ever wanted to tame a bull in Spain, or order kare-kare at your favorite Filipino restaurant? Have you ever wondered how to pronounce the name of Eyjafijallajökull, the famous volcano in Iceland, or what it would be like to have a conversation with the Swedish Chef of Muppets fame? Well now you can!
In addition to the 30 international languages and 12 ESL courses that are currently offered by the Library through the Mango Languages eResource, there are now four new languages in the Mango Languages Learning Center: Castillian Spanish (a dialect spoken in northern and central Spain), Icelandic, Swedish, and Tagalog (the national language of the Philippines).
To get started learning a language, all you need to be is a Troy resident with a Troy Public Library card. Then visit the Mango Languages Learning Center. And remember, you can also learn a language on the go with Mango Languages Mobile Apps. Click here for more information.
Do you want to learn a new language but are always on the go? Do you own an Android or an iPhone? Are you a Troy resident? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then the Troy Public Library is the place for you!
The Library's Mango Languages eResource offers a mobile app for Androids and iPhones that allows you to access 30 foreign languages and a dozen ESL courses 24 hours a day, seven days a week, no matter where you are.
Accessing one of the the Mango Mobile apps is simple and quick. There are just a few things you need to get started:
1. A Troy Public Library card.
3. A Mango account, which can be set up by visiting the Mango Language Learning Center.
Mango is easy to use and fun to master. Download the app and learn on the go today!