New Books @ the Library

Welcome, here you will find the latest additions to your library!  Listings are grouped by Month and then by collections, please click on the links of the collection you are interested in.  Once you have the .pdf open you can click on the picture of the book to be taken to our online catalog to reserve your book.  Contact us at the library, (814) 929-5639, for help with your reservations or any questions.

March 2021

Gale Presents: Udemy

Stay Ahead of the Learning Curve
Did you know studies show that on average, workers change jobs 12 times in their lifetime?* That’s why it’s important to stay competitive. But how do you learn new technologies and keep up with a full-time job? The solution is Gale Presents: Udemy.

With this online learning platform, users can explore more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more to learn anytime, anywhere. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and, best of all, you can feel good knowing that the content is fresh. Courses are updated or replaced monthly with new material on emerging topics, so learners develop skills in the most relevant, in-demand areas.

Give Yourself Some “Me Time”
Work-life balance hasn’t been overlooked in this content collection. Discover hundreds of courses for personal enrichment, whether it’s learning a new language, tapping into your creative side, or exploring ways to be happy and healthy.

How to Get Started
All it takes is a library card and a Google or Microsoft account to gain access to thousands of online courses. With this resource’s intuitive platform, finding the right course is easy. You can filter search results by course features, competency level, duration, topic, and ratings—and pave your own learning journey. You can also see top courses and trending skills. Plus, smart recommendations provide you with suggested courses based on the previous interactions you’ve had with the platform. When courses are completed, you can download a certificate of course completion.

Preview a Course
Before enrolling, users can review key information about a course, its instructors(s), and read student reviews on the course landing page. Every Gale Presents: Udemy course offers lecture videos the instructor has selected for preview, allowing you to sample the course content and instructor’s teaching style. Take a look at this example.

The employment landscape may be continuously changing, but you can keep up with it. Learn anywhere, at any time, with Gale Presents: Udemy—on-demand learning for in-demand skills. FREE with your library card so Enroll today!

Purchased by Seneca District Libraries.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, “Number of Jobs, Labor Market Experience, and Earnings Growth: Results from a National Longitudinal Survey,” news release no. USDL-19-1520, August 22, 2019.

Flipster Digital Magazines

Patrons now have access to Flipster, an online magazine service, through the Seneca Library District.

Flipster gives you free online access to some of the most popular magazines from the comfort of your own home. Magazines are available on your computer, tablet, and phone. Flipster is available through your web browser, but apps for tablets and phones are also available for download.

With Flipster, you can read current issues of magazines, along with back issues. Issues can also be searched.

You can visit Flipster by clicking here. You’ll need your library card number in order to log in to the service.

On the sign-in page for Flipster, click the Patron ID login link and use your library barcode number.


HELPFUL HOW TO GUIDES:

TITLES AVAILABLE ON FLIPSTER:
  • 5 Ingredients 15 Minutes
  • Book Links
  • Boys’ Life
  • Consumer Reports
  • Consumer Reports Buying Guide
  • Crochet!
  • Family Handyman
  • Girls’ Life
  • Internet Genealogy
  • Library Journal
  • McCall’s Quilting
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic Kids
  • Pennsylvania Game & Fish
  • Pennsylvania Magazine
  • People
  • Pioneer Woman Magazine
  • Prevention
  • Reader’s Digest
  • School Library Journal
  • Science News
  • Storytime
  • Sugar Boogarz
  • TIME
  • Your Genealogy Today