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HelpNow
HelpNow
: Online Homework Help and The Adult Learning Center

BrainFuse’s HelpNow is a suite of services designed to assist with a range of homework needs, including live, one-to-one homework help between 2 PM-11 PM each day, live New Jersey-aligned skills building (includes Common Core where appropriate), test preparation, and writing assistance.  Students can draw or type their question in the online classroom and receive live homework assistance from a tutor who help students master the assignment’s underlying concepts.  Students have access to an extensive library of Brainfuse-created lessons, video tutorials, and practice tests including those for the SAT, GED, GRE, and more.  Users can archive documents and class notes in their personal CloudPack. 
The Adult Learning Center offers skills building and test preparation, and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.  The Adult Learning Center offers both live writing assistance and an intensive writing lab to help users produce business letters, term papers, job resumes, or other writing. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The Gale Virtual Reference Library is available 24/7 to Hoboken library card holders from home or access it here at the library. You can connect to a variety of reference ebooks covering topics from Science, Medicine, Finance, Literature, Religion, U.S. History, and more!

From within the Library or From Home, click here.

Britannica

Brittanica Library

Britannica Library provides three levels (children, teens, and the reference center) to research, complete school assignments, work on special projects, or explore unique interests.
Special Features
• 3 comprehensive encyclopedias including the Encyclopædia Britannica
• Thousands of magazine and journal articles
• Merriam-Webster Dictionary in English/Spanish, plus audio pronunciations
• 90,000 images, videos, and audio clips
• Subject Browse and Biography Browse
• 129,000 of the Web’s Best Sites related to search topics
• World Atlas and Compare Countries
• How-To documents for book reviews, presentations, research papers, and science reports
• Read-Aloud feature ideal for struggling readers and ELLs

Inside the Library Click here to access without a card for
Children...... Young Adults .....Reference Center

Outside of the Library Login with Your Library Card
Children.......Young Adults......Reference Center

Salem Press
Hoboken Library Patrons have some of our Salem Press print books online including:

Critical Survey of Long Fiction at http://literature.salempress.com

Cancer
Genetics and Inherited Conditions
Psychology and Mental Health at http://health.salempress.com

Milestone Documents in American History
Milestone Documents in African American History
Great Lives from History: The 19th Century
Inventors and Inventions
Great Events from History: The 19th Century
The 20th Century: 1941-1970
The 20th Century: 1971-2000 at http://history.salempress.com

Earth Science: Earth's Surface and History http://science.salempress.com

America's News
America's News
Explore a specific issue such as global warming or compare viewpoints on cross-curricular topics. Includes Current Events and Special Reports for research assignments from a variety of news media including newspapers, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Hudson Reporter Publications, Jersey Journal, Star-Ledger and USA Today.


BCCLS and the State Library of New Jersey resources for children.
Includes NoveList K-8,  Primary Search and MiddleSearch Plus.

BCCLS and the State Library of New Jersey Academic resources.
Includes Academic Search Premier, Biography Collection Complete, ERIC, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia,  Gale Biography in Context,Gale Literature Resource Center, Kids Search, Literary Reference Center,  MAS (Magazine Articles Summaries) Ultra – School Edition, MasterFile Elite, Middle Search Plus, Points of View Reference Center, Primary Search, Referencia Latina, Student Research Center, Teacher Reference Center.

Universal Class

Free Online Learning with Universal Classes
Learn something new today with over 500 free online courses.  Whether you want to prepare for taking the GED or  learn to  bake, there is a course for you with Universal Classes.  Just click on the link at the bottom of the library homepage hobokenlibrary.org.  You can access the service within the library without a library card.  Hoboken Public Library Resident Card holders will be able to access the service from home with their library card numbers.  You are welcome to enroll in up to 5 non-credit enrichment courses.  You have up to 6 months to finish each course.  You have access to your course 24/7 via the Internet.  The courses are easy to navigate and you can even take a basic introductory class in online learning.  Attend class and do assignments on your schedule.  Each course has an instructor who you may communicate with using e-mail.  So whether it is Microsoft Excel, Creative Writing or Gardening start learning today!





     

 

 

 
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