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accel5

A collection of videos, book summaries, and articles provide insights into thousands of business topics including leadership, innovation, teamwork, presentation skills, and more from the world’s leading experts.

2 ways to access:
1. Create a personal account to keep track of what you’ve read and get notifications of new content.
2. Use the following login:
Username: libraryva@accel5.com
Password: V1rgin1a

Ancestry.com

Get free access to this popular genealogy database from within all of our libraries!

CreativeBug

Creativebug

Experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists. New classes are released every day. Download hundreds of patterns, templates, and recipes. There’s an app for that on the App Store, Google Play, and even AppleTV!

Entrepreneurial Mindset Training

Get free access to this self-paced, modular course for entrepreneurs which is the equivalent of 3 college credits in a business school. The course dives into what it takes to launch a successful small business, from marketing to human resources, from government regulation to finance.

Explora Public Libraries Edition

A comprehensive collection of full-text general interest resources including key journals, magazines and trade publications.

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Explora Secondary School Edition

This resource for students in grades 6-12 is a powerful tool to help you write your next research paper. It includes magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, primary sources, country information, pictures and Lexile® measures.
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Gale in Context: Elementary

Delivers trusted, age-appropriate digital content for elementary students. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, kids can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes.

Gale Legal Forms

Thousands of legal forms available free with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

HelpNow

Live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation where after taking a quiz, the user can connect directly to a live tutor from the test center without having to return to the main page.

JLG Digital

Choose from a new selection of Junior Library Guild Gold Standard books to read each month. Includes fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels for all levels.

JobNow

A versatile online service designed to support every step of the job search process. JobNow features live online coaches who, among other things, assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews.

Just for Kids

The Just for Kids Collection gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos children want to watch, plus songs, games, and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate, and inspire.

MasterFILE Complete

Contains full text of more than 2,000 publications including Cabinet Maker, Vanity Fair, Virginia Living and Library Journal as well as full text reference books and primary source documents and images. See how it works and learn more.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Connects readers to their next book by making recommendations for what to read next. Covers both fiction and nonfiction, provides read-alikes, series information, and extra content like reviews and book discussion guides. Can be searched by age, reading level, grade, and more.

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NoveList Plus

The NoveList Plus database connects adult readers to their next book by making recommendations for what to read next.

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OverDrive

Read eBooks and magazines or listen to audiobooks instantly online or download to your device using the Libby App!

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Peterson’s Career Prep

Career assessments prompt personalized career recommendations and guidance on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Search for open jobs opportunities and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates.

ReadIt!

English language learners can find short articles written to support your reading skills as you learn about topics that you need for school and everyday life. Sharpen your study skills, get writing tips, and build reading comprehension. 
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Rocket Languages

Rocket Languages is an award-winning interactive online language-learning system that gives you access to downloadable lessons, games and much more.

Universal Class

Offering over 500 free classes including computers, hobbies, and nutrition. Earn CEUs!

VetNow

Supports veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance.

World Book Early World of Learning

Visually enchanting and great for independent and group instruction in the classroom, library, and at home, Early World of Learning provides printable activities in English and in Spanish to support ESL initiatives, games to reinforce comprehension and reading skills, and an entire section devoted to classic fairy tales, nursery rhymes, and songs.

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