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New: Atomic Training Online Software Training Tutorials

Couldn't make it to one of our workshops?  Worry not!  We offer our library members access to thousands of online, on-demand video training tutorials on the most popular software and devices, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Docs, iPad and more.

To access the training module:

1. Go to https://rbdigital.com/oceancityfreenj/service/atomic
2. Click on the "Browse Tutorials" button.
3. Enter your username and password.  If you have not created an account yet, click on "Create New Account".
4. From the main dashboard you can search for software that you are intrested in, or you can browse the menu on the left hand side of the page.

Freegal Music

Freegal Music


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Freegal Music is a downloadable music service based on the Sony digital music library with over 500,000 songs available.

Freegal Music offers DRM-free music downloads in MP3 format that can play on any MP3 player, including the iPod. Downloaded music can be loaded into iTunes and on both PCs and Macs. Songs don’t expire, you own them!

Library cardholders are limited to 3 downloaded tracks a week and your limit resets on Sunday at midnight.

Freegal Tips
Listening:
To preview a song, click the circular arrow icon to the left of the song title to hear a snippet of the song.
•Important: If you click “Download Now,” play the song, but do not “Save” it you will use up one download for the week.
Downloading:
To download a song, click the "Download Now" link to its right. Click "Save" and select somewhere to save it on your home computer or a Flash drive.
•Important: Any time you click on the "Download Now" link, even if you “Cancel” the download, you have used up one of your three downloads for the week!

Law Depot

 

"LawDepot.com:

Trusted Do-It-Yourself Legal"

 

Law Depot

 

Now You Can Create Legal Documents in Minutes!

Choose from hundreds of documents such as wills, real estate contracts, business forms and more!

Create & print documents quickly and easily: There is no software to download and you don't need to wait for forms in the mail. You may access your forms from any computer with Internet acess!

"All LawDepot forms, contracts, and agreements are created by a full-time team of lawyers. They are updated often in accordance with changes in the law."

 

To get started today, click here and create an account with your information & your library barcode number. If you require additional assistance, please contact the Reference Desk at (609) 399-2434 ext. 5231 or visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the library.

 

 

Hoopla

NEW!: HOOPLA

Hoopla provides library patrons with movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks downloadable directly to a computer, tablet or smartphone with no late fees and when the lending period ends titles are automatically removed from your device.  Here's how it works:

Checkout periods are as follows:

3 days for video
7 days for music
21 days for audiobook

No hold lists! - An unlimited number of people can borrow the same item at the same time.

Every OCFPL patron can check out 10 Hoopla titles a month.  Once you've reached your limit you can easily add titles to your Favorites list for a future checkout.

Here's how to get started:

1.  Visit www.hoopladigital.com and click on "Sign Up" at the top right of the page.
2.  Agree to the Hoopla Terms and Conditions of Use and click on "Continue."
3.  Choose the Ocean City Free Public Library from the drop down menu then click continue.
4.  E
nter your barcode number and hit "Continue".
5
.  Provide an email address and create a password.  This email password combo will be used to authenticate you as a Hoopla user on any computer or device you use to access Hoopla content.
6.  
Once you are registered browse Hoopla's custom lists or search for your favorite titles and artists.
7.  
Download the Hoopla app from the App Store or Google Play store to enjoy your Hoopla checkouts on the go.

 

Small Business Resource Center

"Small Business Resource Center makes finding the best entrepreneurial information available quick and easy!"


SBRC

"Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) is a comprehensive online resource (available through your library) offering content that covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including financing, market research, tax/accounting, marketing, contracting and more. Also included are hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneuers."

This resource can be used to conduct a wide variety of searches, depending on how general or specific your needs may be. If you are just starting out, try a Basic Search. If you wish to get more in-depth, try out the Advanced Search feature. If you are not sure where to begin, you can use the "Quick Start" feature to jump-start your search by providing a list of popular topics.


Need help? A member of the Reference staff will be happy to provide assistance!

Learning Express

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Learning Express Library


To access from home - Click on link, click on new user, type in 08226 and your library card #(no spaces), then choose your own password.
Learning Express Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Click on a category to the right so that you can start on your path to success right now. Online Tests and Resources include: Academic, Advanced Placement, Basic Skills, Civil Service, College Preparation, Cosmetology, EMS, ESL, Firefighter, GED, Graduate School Entrance, Law Enforcement, Military, Nurse Aid, Real Estate, Skills Improvement Course, Teacher Certification, Technical and Career College, TOEFL Exam Preparation, United States Citizenship.

 

Electronic Resource

Mango Languages
Mango

Mango is the easiest way to learn a foreign language!

Our online language learning system teaches actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. It's so easy and effective, you'll be talking after just one lesson.

  • Real-life situations and practical dialogs with native speakers teach actual conversation skills you can use.
  • Our system is interactive, engaging and easy to use. It makes learning FUN!
  • It's accessible anywhere you get online - right through the library's website!
  • Free mobile app available for iPhone and Android Users.

 

Zinio

Zinio is world's largest newsstand offering full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse our library's collection of popular titles with no holdsno checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download!

Congressional Digest

 

"Today, under the Congressional Digest banner, students, teachers, librarians, policymakers, and other concerned citizens still have a time-honored, impartial source for information on controversial topics – with no agenda beyond the promotion of independent thought and a well-informed electorate."

Congressional Digest: Informative, Balanced, Pros & Cons since 1921