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Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)

Provides access to instructions for home repairs and improvements from leading magazines and home repair videos. 

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hoopla digital

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Houston Chronicle from NewsBank (Search 10/29/1985-Current)

Search or browse text-only digital issues of the Houston Chronicle from 1985 to the present, or open the daily full-color image version of the Houston Chronicle from NewsBank.

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Houston Chronicle today

Houston Chronicle: Today's paper in full color

Select "View Resource" below and then click on today's date to see today's paper, available each morning. View the entire publication, including the Sunday "Career Search" page. Use the calendar to select from the archive of NewsBank's image version of Houston Chronicle issues dating back to October 24, 2017.

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Index to Literature from EBSCO

Index to Literature from EBSCO

One search box provides access to Essay and General Literature Index, Play Index, and Short Story Index from EBSCO/H.W. Wilson.

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indie author

Indie Author Project

Share your eBooks with new readers at library systems locally and potentially all across the U.S. and Canada with the Indie Author Project. 

This service is free for all authors, no matter how you have chosen to indie publish. The submission process takes about 5 minutes, and you are welcome to submit as many of your books as you would like. Before you submit, please make sure that your book is:
• A PDF or an ePUB file
• In the English language
• An original work to which you own the rights
Once submitted, your book will be passed through the review process, and you will be notified within 4–6 weeks if your book has been chosen as an Indie Author Project Selection.
All submissions, regardless of audience or genre, may be included in your local regions collection, if you so choose!

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Job & Career Accelerator

LearningExpress Library’s Job & Career Accelerator helps job-hunters create professional resumés and cover letters, get detailed and current information on a variety of occupations, match personal interests and skills with a desired career, improve interviewing skills, and much more. 
Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," and complete the registration form.

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Khan Academy

More than 1800 video tutorials for math, science, history, finance, and test preparation. The content is presented in 10-20 minute chunks especially designed for viewing on the computer, as opposed to longer videos presenting a conventional lecture.

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Learning Express (Career Center Plus)

Explore potential careers (including military service), build workplace skills, and prepare for the ACT® WorkKeys® Assessments, the ASVAB test, the TOEIC® test and career licensure exams.

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Learning Express Library (Adult Core Skills)

Visit the Adult Core Skills section and click on "Become a U.S. Citizen" or the "Recursos para Hispanohablantes" for help in Spanish.
Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," then complete the registration form. 

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Learning Express Library (Practice Tests)

LearningExpress Library is an easy-to-use e-learning platform featuring online tutorials, practice tests and e-books to help you achieve your educational and professional goals. In addition to helping you improve your skills in reading, writing, math and basic science, LearningExpress Library offers tools and resources to help you search for jobs, build workplace skills and prepare for career certification exams. You'll also find college and grad school admissions test prep, GED® test prep and much more.

  • Career PreparationExplore potential careers (including military service), build workplace skills, and prepare for the ACT® WorkKeys® Assessments, the ASVAB test, the TOEIC® test and career licensure exams.
  • College Admissions Test Preparation:  Get help with writing college admissions essays and prepare for important tests such as the AP®, ACT®, SAT® and more.
  • College Students:  Brush up on your reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, math and science skills. Prepare for ACCUPLACER® and ASSET® college placement tests, CLEP® and DSST® exams, and graduate school admissions exams such as the GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT®, MCAT® and PCAT®.
  • High School Equivalency Center: Open the door to better opportunities with LearningExpress Library's High School Equivalency Center. You'll find resources to help you build your reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and math skills as well as prepare for the GED®, HiSET® and TASC® tests.

Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," then complete the registration form.

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LearningExpress Library (Computer Skills Center)

The Learning Express Computer Skills Center offers dynamic online multimedia tutorials that help users learn the fundamentals of the computer, the internet and popular software applications. Self-paced tutorials include Microsoft Office tools such as Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, as well as Computer Graphics/Illustration and Understanding Your Operating System.
Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," then enter your FBCL library card number to proceed to the registration page.

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eFILE Texas

Legal Filing online: eFILE Texas Self Help

File your legal paperwork online using this free tool.

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FBC County Clerk

Legal Forms: COUNTY CLERK Forms Library for Fort Bend County

Select from legal forms using this free forms library from the Fort Bend County County Clerk's Office, including Birth & Death, Marriage, DBA, Brands, Official Public Records and Civil, Juvenile, Misdemeanor and Probate Court.

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FBC District Clerk

Legal Forms: DISTRICT CLERK Forms Library for Fort Bend County

Select from legal forms using this free forms library from the Fort Bend County District Clerk's Office, including Counsel in Death Penalty Cases, Civil/Family, Subpeona, Administrative Services Requests, and Board of District Judges Approved Forms regarding Bail, Minor Funds and Sealed Records.

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Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)

Legal Information Reference Center offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. With the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, users can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.

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Lexis Advance 

AVAILABLE ONLY AT LAW LIBRARY 
A simple-to-use, powerful resource for online legal research. Visit the library for access to State and Federal case law, statutes, codes, regulations, forms, and secondary material.

LexisNexis

LexisNexis Digital Library

Access Lexis Advance collections digitally on any device using your permanent Fort Bend County Libraries card (eCard not accepted). From within the library, link from eBooks to cases or statutes on Lexis Advance. Annotate and highlight within your eBook.

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