Business & Computers Online Reference

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Credo Reference - All Subjects Search

Contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles.

FactsonFile World Almanac Online

Provides current facts and information about: Economy, Business, and Energy, Crime, Military Affairs, Health and Vital Statistics, Personalities, Arts, and Media, Science and Technology, Consumer Information, Nations of the World, World History and Culture, U.S. Facts and History, U.S. Government, U.S. Cities, States, and Population, and Sports, as well as a chronology of events, featured stories, notable facts, and historical anniversaries for 2006 through 2012.

Issues & Controversies

Explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture.

LearningExpress Library

Register at an Oakton on-campus computer. Then, use that username and password for on-campus and off-campus access to your own individual account. Features tutorials in using MS Office and other popular software. Includes, practice tests with answers and explanations covering ACT, SAT, GED, civil service, military, professional licensing, certification practice tests,and more.

  • Computer Skills Center
    -  Get Started with Your Computer
    -  Get Started with the Internet
    -  Popular Software Tools
    -  Learn Computer Graphics and Illustration
    -  Understanding Your Operating System

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

Provides statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

USA Trade Online

Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, USA Trade Online gives users access to current and cumulative U.S. export and import data.