SLED- Statewide Library Electronic Doorway
Alaska residents may access free online databases: reference, research, job and employment resources, homework help, literature for all ages and much more at the Statewide Library Electronic Doorway courtesy of the Alaska State Library and the Alaska Library Network.
Live Homework Help
Tutors are available for Alaskan students, K-12 and intro-college. Monday through Friday, 8am-2am; Saturday and Sunday, noon-2am. Connect with a live tutor, drop off a math question, submit a paper for review, or take a practice quiz. Check out the SkillsCenter for more homework, test prep and career resources, available 24/7. ‘Take the tour’ on their site or try their ‘Tutor.com To Go’ app. Contact the library if you have any questions.
A wide range of test prep from GED and US citizenship exams to electrical, plumbing, firefighting, medic, and nursing exams. All with downloadable eBooks for further study. An assortment of courses for adult learners building on core skills or changing careers. Free accounts for Alaskan residents, allow you to track your progress as you work through these courses.
*Resources in Spanish and English
“Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.” Khan Academy provides video-based lessons and quizzes on a wide range of subjects, K-12 and early college.
Alaska State Library
Offers a wonderful collection of children’s books that are read by an assortment of actors. Their character voices, coupled with fun animation, make for enjoyable story-telling productions.
The Oral History Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) are proud to announce the completion of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox, available online at http://jukebox.uaf.edu/exxonvaldez, People who visit the site can access oral, visual, and written resources that offer a rich understanding of the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.
This project highlights conversations with 20 people talking about the oil spill, the impact the spill had on their lives and on the environment, the cleanup response, the long-term effects of the spill, and changes in the oil industry monitoring system.