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Online Learning Programs
To access from home, please enter your Briarcliff library card number (no spaces) when prompted.

Access a live tutor from 3 - 10 pm. Student help for K - 12 on all school subjects, test prep, and essay help. Also job search help with resume/cover letter tutors. Have valid library card ready. Password is your library pin [last 4 digits of the phone number associated with your library account].

A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals through a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. (Please note that this resource is available to all Westchester library card holders.)
Learning Express Library

Take free online practice tests for a myriad of standardized test including: SAT, ACT, APs, GED, citizenship exam, and middle and elementary school exams and much more. You will need to enter your library card number to get started.

Free DMV permit practice tests for car and motorcycle licenses.
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Reference eBooks and Online Encyclopedias
To access from home, please enter your Briarcliff library card number (no spaces) when prompted. It may ask for your New York State Library access password, this is your library card number.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

A guide to educational financial aid programs (2012 edition).
Reference eBooks: Health

Includes encyclopedias of medicine and children's health along with several disorder specific sourcebooks.
Reference eBooks: History

Includes reference ebooks about decades in American history, World War I and II, and immigration in the United States.
Reference eBooks: Religion

Includes Encyclopedia Judaica and a comprehensive resource about American religions.
Reference eBooks: Science

Includes reference ebooks about animals, environmental science and the solar system.
Reference eBooks: World

Includes a two-volume reference about The Middle East (politics, culture, economics and more).
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Magazine/Newspaper Articles and Digital Collections
Research Tools

Find articles in magazines, newspapers and journals. Conduct health and business research. Search various full-text encyclopedias and more.
Learning Online

Lessons for novice to professional fashion designers at University of Fashion. Resources to learn a foreign language, English, and pratice, prep, and tutorials for many standardized tests and student skills (elementary school through college).
Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated.
Consumer Reports

Find articles and product rating information.
New York Times

Access full text NY Times articles from 1851 through the current issue.
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Helpful Websites
Useful Links

This includes links to the World Factbook, government officials' websites, reading group guides, citation guide for research papers and more.
Online Reference Resources

Find State Almanacs, census data, U.S. Congress information, stamp catalogs, book publishing guide, and biography resources.
Job Finding Resources

A guide to using the internet for your job search.
Subject Directories

Subject Directories are handpicked suggested internet resources that have been evaluated, classified and annotated.
Local History

Helpful websites for researching local history are listed.
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This website was created by Amy B.G. Kaplan (

Last revised January 23, 2019