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Available Resources

Access Video: Just For Kids: 

Ad-free streaming quality educational videos, from read-alouds to TV shows like Arthur and the Berenstain Bears.  Device agnostic, mobile friendly.

Brainfuse – provides live, certified educators and navigators for the following populations:

JobNow:  Seven days a week from 2 pm to 11 pm for application, résumé and cover letter writing, job searches and interview practice.  Available now.

VetNow:  Monday through Friday, from 2 pm to 11 pm for assistance to veterans in navigating Department of Veteran Affairs benefits, paperwork, programs, etc.  Available now.

HelpNow:  Seven days a week from 2 pm to 11 pm for live, certified educator assistance for homework, research, and writing in all subjects for grades K-college.  Access begins 9/1/21.

EBSCO (product specific information and specific product URL found in each hyperlink)

Gale (product specific information and specific product URL found in each hyperlink)

Learn how to change the primary interface language, translate articles, and use the audio functions for non-native English speakers, those with visual impairments, etc., in this video.

Magzter:

Digital magazine collection provided through WT Cox. Provides access to over 4000 magazines.

Transparent Language Online:

140+ foreign languages including over 20 indigenous languages, American Sign Language and Citizenship Prep – asynchronous learning.

Universal Class:

Self-paced, accredited courses on everything from dog walking to computer technology to small business skills.


Full Text Library Journals:

These links are directly into the EBSCO database—if you are asked for credentials, either use your own library card or these generic credentials:

  • Username: valib
  • Password: Read-2022!

Special Digital Resources:

Consider linking these resources to your library’s page:


Funding & Contract Periods

The following resources are available for the contract periods listed below:

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Funded Resources:

Current contracts may be renewed until 2023; we are required to rebid in 2022 for the 2023 year. These funds are renewed annually but Congress via the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Vendor/ Resource Name Contract Period
EBSCO (Explora is just the interface, not really a product) All of these resources are contracted annually from 10/1 to 9/30.
MasterFile Complete
Read It
NoveList Plus and K-8
Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative
Accel 5 Business Video Library
Gale
Legal Forms
Gale in Context Elementary
Transparent Language
Transparent Language Online
OverDrive
Universal Class
Brainfuse
Help Now
Job Now
Vet Now
Infobase
Access Video Just For Kids

Find It Virginia (FIVA) Analysis and Selection Process, 2017/2018


Public School Use and Integration

    • This guide is for public school learning management system (LMS) integration, tips and training.

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