Monday, July 16, 2012

Introducing 2 new subscriptions!

The LME Library has recently purchased 2 new online resources for our library patrons.  These resources are available in the left hand column (with our other library subscription databases) on the LME Library web page  Just locate the resource and click on the icon—it’s that easy!  The resources are available in the library or from you home computer.  You will need your LME Library card number for home access.

World Book Web has encyclopedias for early (World Book Online for Kids), middle (World Book Online Info Finder), and advanced users (World Book Online Reference Center.  There are more than 20,000 photos, illustrations & maps; science fair projects; primary sources; read-aloud functionality; games & activities; and computer & web tutorials.  In addition, there is a Spanish language encyclopedia (Gran Enciclopedia Hisp├ínica online) and World Book Discover for more graphically based learners.   Finally, there is The Early World of Learning which offers a wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills. 

Rocket Languages is an online language learning site.  Always wanted to learn a foreign language?  Now’s your chance—you can access the site in the library or at home!  There are courses in Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, German, French, Chinese and Arabic as well as American Sign Language and English for Spanish Speakers.

We encourage you to explore these and other of our library subscription databases.  Our databases include full-text magazines articles from nearly 3,000 publications, newspaper articles from Peoria & around the US, ebooks & audio books, kids interactive books, genealogical research sources, and fiction read-a-like lists. All these databases and more are available through the LME Library’s web site at Enjoy!

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