eResources By Subject

Save time and money by using the library’s electronic resources! The library subscribes to several online resources that are available 24/7.  For some resources, you’ll need your 14-digit ZB Library Card number.

Adult Learning

Adult Learning Center: Access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series and more.  Use the one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center and online resources to help you achieve your learning and career goals.
Requires ZB Library card.

HelpNow: Students may submit a question in the online classroom and receive live, one-on-one assistance from a Brainfuse tutor, or use the skills building service to master a concept or skill through state-aligned online lessons. Upload your paper to the 24-Hour Writing Lab and Brainfuse experts will provide constructive feedback and other assistance.
Requires ZB Library card. *App available.

Mango Languages: Mango offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs.  There are more than 40 foreign language courses available and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.  Learn Spanish, French, Japanese and even Pirate!  Mango is an excellent resource for students to get ahead in their foreign-language courses.  You will need to create a profile.  *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.

Testing & Education Reference Center: Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals. *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.

Articles

InfoTrac Newsstand: InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.

Reference Center Gold: Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.

Computers and Technology

Adult Learning Center: Use the Skill Surfer Learning Library to take self-paced courses in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Computer Programming Languages.
Requires ZB Library card.

Digital Learn: If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

GFCLearnFree: From seniors learning computer basics to seasoned professionals brushing up on Microsoft Office to unemployed individuals gaining career skills to students practicing math, everyone can find something useful at GCFLearnFree.org.

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC): Career Tools include tutorials for Basic Computer Skills for Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Access 2010, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
Requires ZB Library card.

Jobs

Adult Learning Center: Access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series and more.  Use the one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center and online resources to help you achieve your learning and career goals.
Requires ZB Library card.

JobNow: Free career assistance to help you land the job of your dreams! This innovative service provided by Brainfuse features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation, career coaching, career resources, and more!
Requires ZB Library card.

LearnNow: This library of self-study lessons, videos, practice tests, and more includes clear explanations, interactive quizzes and practice tests, Flashbulb flashcards, and live tutoring, offering support in dozens of subjects, including: ACT, AP classes, ASVAB, CDL, GED, and much more!
Requires ZB Library card.

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC): The Virtual Career Center will walk you through individual modules which give you tips, advice, and help with searching for jobs, changing careers, and more. Create your resume with ResumeBuilder, an easy-to-use application that takes you step-by-step through the process.
Requires ZB Library card.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library: Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more.
Only available in the library.

Heritage Quest Online: Discover your roots with census data, family records and local histories.  This collection includes U.S. federal censuses, family genealogies, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage, and death records, genealogical and local history serials, and more.
Requires ZB Library card.

Health

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Assistance
This website, managed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, provides answers to common questions, calculators, forms and documents, and coverage information. Sign up for text or email updates. Click here for a list of organizations that provide help with completing applications.

MedlinePlus
This free resource from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, contains information on health, wellness, disorders, and conditions. It has an extensive library of information for prescription drugs (search by generic or brand name), over-the-counter medicines, herbs, and supplements. Search the Medical Encyclopedia for articles and images for diseases, symptoms, tests, and treatments.

Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance
This website has free resources through the Senior Health Insurance Program, which is a free statewide health insurance counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers. Make appointments with counselors to help make sense of Medicare choices.

Homework Help

HelpNow!: Students may submit a question in the online classroom and receive live, one-on-one assistance from a Brainfuse tutor, or use the skills building service to master a concept or skill through state-aligned online lessons. Upload your paper to the 24-Hour Writing Lab and Brainfuse experts will provide constructive feedback and other assistance.
Requires ZB Library card. *App available.

LearnNow: This library of self-study lessons, videos, practice tests, and more includes clear explanations, interactive quizzes and practice tests, Flashbulb flashcards, and live tutoring, offering support in dozens of subjects, including: ACT, AP classes, ASVAB, CDL, GED, and much more!
Requires ZB Library card.

Mango Languages: Mango offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs.  There are more than 40 foreign language courses available and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.  Learn Spanish, French, Japanese and even Pirate!  Mango is an excellent resource for students to get ahead in their foreign-language courses.  You will need to create a profile.  *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.

Novelist K-8 Plus: A guide to reading for grades K-8, with activities, guides to teaching and Picture Book Extenders, which have discussion questions and activities as a follow up to reading the book aloud.
Requires ZB Library card.

Novelist Plus: Discover what to read next with this guide for fiction readers.  Search for similar authors, subjects or view award lists. You can even describe a book and it will suggest titles for you.  Create your own profile to keep lists of what you’ve read and what you would like to read. Have your own book group?  NoveList Plus has discussion guides and articles.  Read reviews from literary journals or Goodreads.  Use NoveList Mobile on your portable device.
Requires ZB Library card.

Reference Center Gold: Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.
Requires ZB Library card.

Virtual Reference Library: Access reference eBooks on a variety of subjects, including biography, business, education, law, literature and medicine. *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.

Legal Help

Legal Forms Library: Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. *App available.
Requires ZB Library card.

Readers’ Guides

BookPage: A monthly book review publication. Pick up your free copy at the library or visit the website for upcoming titles, special features and interviews.  BookPage serves as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month.

Novelist K-8 Plus: A guide to reading for grades K-8, with activities, guides to teaching and Picture Book Extenders, which have discussion questions and activities as a follow up to reading the book aloud.
Requires ZB Library card.

Novelist Plus: Discover what to read next with this guide for fiction readers.  Search for similar authors, subjects or view award lists. You can even describe a book and it will suggest titles for you.  Create your own profile to keep lists of what you’ve read and what you would like to read. Have your own book group?  NoveList Plus has discussion guides and articles.  Read reviews from literary journals or Goodreads.  Use NoveList Mobile on your portable device.
Requires ZB Library card.