Education and Careers

LearningExpress Library

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From elementary-school kids who need to practice for their standardized tests to seniors wanting to improve their technology skills and everyone in between, LearningExpress Library is another hidden gem in the list of resources available through the Upper Arlington Public Library.

This free resource is filled with the alphabet soup of practice tests no matter what your ultimate goal is – ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, TOEFL, ASVAB, GED, and many, many more. Perhaps you just want to improve your math or writing skills, take online courses about Microsoft Office products, or learn how to become a US Citizen. All is possible through LearningExpress Library.

Jobseekers, be sure to explore LearningExpress Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success for some very helpful tools and resources to improve your search.

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UAHS Student Portal

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Students, do you feel overwhelmed trying to find appropriate sources for your projects and homework? Then the UAHS Student Portal is for you!

The UAPL Reference Librarians have narrowed down our extensive list of resources and organized them by categories that are relevant to high school students.

Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.

You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, textemail, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.

Reference eBooks

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Did you know you don’t always have to go to the library to look up reliable and authoritative information in reference books?

Whether you are working on a school project or research paper, have a bet with a friend over a fact, or just want to satisfy your curiosity about a topic, UAPL card holders can get online access to  a variety of encyclopedia titles covering science, history, business, medicine, culture and much more. You can even use your mobile device when you’re on the go!

An example of just a few titles that are available include:

See a full list of all the reference eBook titles by going to  Gale Virtual Reference Library,  or download the Access My Library app ( iOS | Android) on your mobile device, and choose UAPL as your local library. You can also access individual eBooks through the UAPL Databases page.

Disasters and Tragic Events Book Cover

Encyclopedia of Everyday Law Book Cover

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