Student Resources

The Academy Online Library Guide

Online Library Usage Policy:
The Academy Online Resource Center is available at all times to students, faculty, staff and guests.

Free database resources:

Wikipedia – Online Encyclopedia

Dictionary – Online Dictionary

IT Dictionary – Online dictionary for technical and IT related terms.

Computer Glossary – http://whatis.techtarget.com/

Academy E learning – Academy’s online training center.

IT Information – http://www.webopedia.com/

File Hippo – Free file downloads.

IT News – http://www.infoworld.com/

IT Resources – http://www.itmweb.com/

PC Basics – Follow this link to register yourself for free online training course to help reinforce your pc fundamental skills.

TigerDirect – Computer parts and components.

Newegg – Computer parts and components.

Start your Own Business Training-FREE – Free online training geared towards starting your own business.

Microsoft PC Basics Training-FREE – Free training on computer Basics, the internet, productivity programs (word, excel, outlook), computer security.

Digital Literacy Assessment Exam – Digital literacy Assessment Exam.

2-1-1 – Referral services and crisis prevention.

Academy Request for Grievance Committee – Academy’s request for grievance committee form and procedures.

Online Internet Public Library (IPL2) – ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment.

Online Books Library – The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.

Online Library of Technology – The International Library of Technology was a series of books published around 1900-1910 on a range of technical subjects.

EBSCO GreenFILE – A free bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns.

Florida Electronic Library – Electronic databases and library resources provided by the Florida State Library. (Requires a Florida Public Library Card Number).

Resume Writing 101 – This resource will assist you in creating and submitting quality IT resumes that will get you noticed. It will assist you with tips on highlighting and properly presenting your qualifications and technical skills.

Google Scholar – Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Subscription database resources:

SEFLIN’s My Library ServiceSearch holdings in SEFLIN member libraries. The “Article Search” page provides access to a collection of electronic resources provided by the State Library of Florida (Some options require a Florida Public Library Card #).

LEXIS NEXIS

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SEFLIN’s Mi Servicio de Biblioteca – Spanish Language search access to holdings in SEFLIN member libraries.

CFLC’s Reference Desk – Links to hundreds of online reference sources including almanacs, biographies, literature & criticism resources, reader’s advisory, calculators & converters, consumer information, etc.

CFLC’s Referencia Electronica – Spanish Language links to hundreds of online reference sources including almanacs, biographies, literature & criticism resources, reader’s advisory, calculators & converters, consumer information, etc.