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Online Practice Tests, Try GMAT, LCAT & more...
Looking for print copies of standardized tests so you can practice & raise your score? Use the Learning Express database—take over 160 interactive practice tests for free. Practice, improve your score, learn & boost your confidence for the real test!
Learning Express is a convenient way to practice. Sometimes the circulating print copies at Case and in OhioLINK are already checked out, and if you'd like to practice a test, you can now take it privately on your computer:
- Tests are free
- Login & 'register' with a username & password you can remember
- "Score my test" & "View Answer" for the correct answers, and a customized analysis of your strengths & weaknesses
- Retake tests as many times as you wish
- Tests range from 20-130 questions
- Tests are timed from 30-120 minutes to give you a true test-taking experience
- Print the results
- Your score is private, only you have access
Choose from 30 subject categories of tests like TOEFL, Graduate School Entrance, Civil Service, Nursing,and other occupation tests, Business Writing Skills, Resume & Interviewing Skill tests, and much more. Try one today, on the Learning Express Library, from the Research Database list.
Learning Express is an OhioLINK database and is authorized for Case faculty, students, and staff.
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GreenFILE Environmental Issues Database, June Research Spotlight
Renewable energy, green buildings, sustainable agriculture, & more are in
GreenFILE, a new database to help raise your environmental consciousness and research.
GreenFILE helps you see how human interactions with the environment can relate to law, health, technology, energy, food sources, education, and more. The initial launch has over 600 titles of comprehensive coverage (Vol. 1—present) such as Bioscience (1964—), Journal of Ecology (1913—), Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (1948—), and others. The database has nearly 300,000 abstract/indexed articles, and has full text for nearly 5,000 records from open access titles.
This is an open web database from EBSCO publishing and requires no authentication.
Tip for Case researchers: since this is an open web product, it doesn't automatically link you to "Find It" icons, but with over 9,000 e-journal titles on the E-journal portal, you're likely to find Case and OhioLINK journal articles for many of the cited titles from GreenFILE, the June 2008 KSL Research Spotlight!
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Summer CaseLearns Classes Start June 16
Take advantage of a slower summer schedule, with a free CaseLearns class! Learn a new skill or continue to build your skills with with basic, intermediate, and advanced classes. Browse or search the summer schedule, or print your own PDF copy—and look for the new classes, too!
CaseLearns tempts you with a variety of classes, so you can:
- find out how to get the most out of scholarly databases & journals
- learn how to set up RSS feeds for information alerts
- explore all the Microsoft Office applications
- create web pages with Dreamweaver, or learn HTML code
- search patents on a new field
- try out Adobe Connect, new conferencing software, plus other new classes
Read the eligibility requirements and the attendance policy, then logon to CaseLearns with your Case network ID & password, for convenient online registration.
Find a class for you—sign up today!
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Read the CIty Newspaper, Before You Travel!
Find out what's happening & where to dine, before you travel this summer! Read about food, culture, sports, summer fairs and more, on the PressDisplay database.
With 550+ newspapers from 76 countries, and in 38 languages, your summer travel can be much easier if you read about the city before you go—by reading the local newspaper you'll be sure not to miss a city's highlights.
Use "Select A Title" in the upper right corner—select the country to display a city list. Papers are full-sized and can be displayed double-sided so you can turn the pages. Read the comics, do the crossword puzzles, check the local weather, and if the newspaper has a sound icon, the paper can be read to you.
Plan ahead for US cities like Baltimore & Boston, Chicago or Los Angeles. Read North American & South American papers, African, European, or just read the Wall Street Journal Europe...but read newspapers on PressDisplay database, today!
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