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Online Resources

Welcome to the e-branch of the Portage District Library! Here you will find electronically accessible books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and directories, the majority of which you can access with your library card from home or anywhere.

Tests, Training, and School Applications Databases:

  • Master the GRE (Peterson)PDL Databse

    The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) tests basic mathematical skills and the ability to solve problems. Material covers arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and data analysis.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Master the NCLEX-PN (Peterson)PDL Databse

    Offers test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review, and practice exams with answers and detailed explanations for all portions of the NCLEX-PN exam for practical nursing.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Master the Praxis I (ARCO)PDL Databse

    Offers test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review, and practice exams with answers and detailed explanations for all portions of the Praxis I: PPST (Pre-Professional Skills Test) Exam.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Master the Praxis II Exam (ARCO)PDL Databse

    Individuals entering the teaching profession take the Praxis II tests as part of the teacher licensing and certification process required by many states. Some professional associations and organizations require Praxis II tests as a criterion for professional licensing decisions.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Master the SAT (Peterson)PDL Databse

    Offers test-taking strategies, provides diagnostic tools, reviews key concepts, and includes six full-length practice exams with answers and explanations.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Official Guide to Mastering DSST Exams (Peterson)PDL Databse

    Provides a complete review of each subject area to help score high on the DSST (Dantes Subject Standardized Tests) exams, as well as diagnostic and post-tests for each of the eight featured exams. The DSST program is an extensive series of 38 examinations in college subject areas that are comparable to the final or end-of-course examinations in undergraduate courses.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Scholarships, Fellowships and LoansPDL Databse

    Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
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