Welcome to the e-branch of the Portage District Library! Here you will find electronically accessible books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and directories, the majority of which you can access with your library card from home or anywhere.
Educators, researchers, and general interest. Abstracts and/or Full text. Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information. Includes bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) for more than 1.4 million items indexed since 1966, including:journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and other education related materials. Currently, more than 650 journals are indexed in ERIC either comprehensively (full content) or selectively (articles that are education-related). Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
Training Topics Include:
3D, Animation, Audio, Business, Design, Developer, Home Computing, Photography, Web, leadership, Excel, Creative Inspirations, Time Management, Communication, Marketing
(please note that this service is for resident and paying card holders and not reciprocal borrowers).
Login on a Desktop:
Use your library card number and the same PIN you use for checkout to create your own Lynda account.
Once you are logged in, click the LIBRARY button on the black navigation bar at the top left.
To login on a mobile device, download the Lynda.com app from your app store. Once the app has downloaded, click on "Already a member?". On the next page click the Organization tab at the top left. Next, scroll down to the Web Portal section. Enter “portagelibrary.info” in the box below and hit the login button. Your device will open a web browser and will pull up the library card sign in page for PDL. Use your library card number and the same pin you use for checkout to create your own Lynda account. Once you hit the login button, you will then be returned to the app, and will be logged in.
Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
Availability: Anywhere with a library card