The Vermont Department of Libraries is excited to announce that EBSCO’s LearningExpress Library is now available to all Vermonters at no charge through their library. LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive selection of academic and career-related solutions available in one platform. It includes skill-building in reading, writing, math, and science, college admissions exams, occupational licensing tests, workplace skills improvement, career exploration, and much more. The subscription includes Job & Career Accelerator, a job and career platform where job seekers can explore occupations, find career matches based on interests and skills, search for jobs and internships, search for scholarships, write winning resumes and much more. Also included is computer Skills Center, where one can learn the fundamentals of using a computer, the Internet and popular software applications with these self-paced, easy-to-use online tutorials —in beginner to advanced levels.
LearningExpress library is a deep and broad tool that has something for everyone, from prep for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam, nursing and medical testing prep, job interview and resume writing, computer skills, SAT, LSAT, and GRE test prep, to interactive tools to help someone choose a career. It can help someone choose a pathway in life or provide the tools to get a better job.
Vermont Online Library provides access to Gale databases, enabling library patrons to search magazines, newspapers, books, and more.
Universal Class is an online learning platform offering over 500 continuing education courses on a diverse array of topics. Through VTLIB, all Vermont public libraries can provide access to Universal Class to their patrons. Any Vermonter can use their Vermont public library card barcode to create a Universal Class account. State employees can use the barcode number on their State Library card.
To use Universal Class, first register online. If you have already registered you may go straight to the Login page. You will then be able to participate in classes at your own pace and correspond with your instructors. You have up to six months to complete an individual class, and a certificate will be provided upon successful completion.