Technology & Auto Repair
REMOTE ACCESS TO MOST DATABASES IS LIMITED TO ARLINGTON HEIGHTS RESIDENT CARDHOLDERS
Until further notice, this product will be available to library cardholders from home.
Accurate, authoritative and up-to-date “do-it-yourself” service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
The online edition of Chilton's auto repair manuals, with at-home access. Includes ASE Test prep exam quizzes.
Seven days' unlimited web access (no app/Roku/smart TV, etc.) to documentaries and nonfiction series. Watch award-winning original and curated factual films, shows, and series covering science, nature, travel, history, technology, and more.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Free online tech training on topics like basic PC/Mac skills, Word, Excel, using the web, job searching, etc.
In-depth, instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification and continuing education units (CEUs)Arlington Heights cardholders only
Free tutorials, designed by Goodwill, focusing on computer, job and life skills.
Binge-watch selected Great Courses on science, history, art, culture and more via Kanopy for 30 days.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of hobby enthusiasts, with full text from leading hobby and craft magazines.
Published by the American Physical Society. High-end journals on physics, astrophysics, optics, etc.
Provides full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, reference books and high-quality videos, as well as science experiments, images, and curriculum-aligned lesson plans.
Simple, straightforward tutorials from Niche Academy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, GMail, Google Drive/Docs/Sheets and more. Use these as a "quick start" before trying more in-depth tutorials from GCFLearnFree.org, Udemy or Gale Courses.
Web design, coding, mobile app development and more. Earn points/badges to track your progress and create a showcase for potential employers.
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Additional FREE resources (no account required):Arlington Heights cardholders only
Gale Presents: Udemy (based on the Udemy for Business collection) offers over 3500 on-demand video tutorials covering technology (e.g., Office, Windows, and Mac OS, coding, etc.), business & management, languages, job & career skills, arts, hobbies and personal growth. Some courses offer IT certification test prep or project management professional development units (PDUs). Also includes test prep for GMAT, GRE, PMP and other professional/technical certifications.