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ONLINE LEARNING 
 

Learning Express -  Offers interactive learning resources and ebooks to help learners brush up on basic skills (math, reading, and writing) and prepare for college and occupational exams.

SCOLA - Receives and re-transmits foreign TV programming from around the world, and provides other online foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material.  Login: Username: hplct Password: scola2017. 

Transparent Language Online -  A powerful interactive language learning system; over 100 languages available.

UniversalClass™ -  Offers over 500  online classes facilitated by expert instructors. 
 

RESEARCH

Auto Repair Reference Center - ARRC contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis.

Consumer Health Complete - This database provides content covering key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Signing in outside the library requires a valid HPL library card number.

Consumerreports.org - Access the latest news, product ratings and reviews, buying advice, and much more. 

Hartford History Center - Home to the Hartford Collection, a non-circulating, multi-media collection comprised of more than 50,000 books, trade publications, directories, postcards, photographs and memorabilia that convey community life in Hartford spanning nearly 300 years.

Reference USA - The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research

researchIT CT allows Connecticut library cardholders to search thousands of databases, magazines, journals, newspapers, and catalogs. Signing in may require your library card number.

Salud en español - Provee un informe sobre salud basado en evidencias de fácil lectura sobre una gran variedad de enfermedades, afecciones y tratamientos. 

World Book Kids - Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - Offers World Book’s content in Spanish. Key features include search and browse options, dozens of hands-on activities to engage different learning styles, the popular World of Animals feature, and bilingual features including a visual dictionary to help young learners clarify word meanings and grasp complex visual topics in Spanish and English.

World Book Student - Ideal for elementary and middle school students needing help with their homework and research projects. Includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.

World Book Timelines - Hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures. World Book Timelines also allows users to create their own timeline from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.