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New Resource! PrepStep
PrepStep features academic skill building, college placement test preparation, college and life skills tutorials, soft skills training, career advancement resources, professional licensing & certification test prep, basic computer skills training, & more.
New Resource! Associates Programs Source Plus
Associates Programs Source Plus is a comprehensive database designed specifically for community college students. It includes material related to all Associates Degree programs that UDC offers.
Tech Gym
Do you use Word, PowerPoint, and Excel? Do you know how to accomplish what you need to do, but wonder what other tools they contain that could help with your work? Visit our Tech Gym to work out your Word, PowerPoint and Excel muscles.
Rail Week
We invite you to participate in our final professional development week as RAIL! RAIL will soon become The Center for Advanced Learning (CAL).
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About LRD

Welcome!

New Look

Our New Look!

As you can see, we've been busy this summer! Welcome to the new online look of the Learning Resources Division. In addition to being more attractive, there are also new features on the site that will make your research easier. We encourage you to take some time to explore.

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Fall Semester Hours for LRD

Our normal hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-11:00p.m.; Saturdays 8:00a.m.-6:30p.m. at our Van Ness campus.

Hours of operation at our 801 North Capitol UDC-CC campus are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-9:00p.m.; Saturdays 8:00a.m.-6:30p.m.

Prep Step

New Resource! PrepStep

Provides a comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources. Includes these targeted learning centers: college success skills, core math and science skills review, core English skills review, career and workplace preparation, placement test preparation, ACT and SAT preparation, high school equivalency center, basic computer skills, and Spanish center.

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Tech Gym

Do you use Word, PowerPoint, and Excel? Do you know how to accomplish what you need to do, but wonder what other tools they contain that could help with your work? Come to our Tech Gym session to work out your tech muscles!

Archives Unbound

Digital Archives with Primary Source Materials

Includes collections on: The Civil War in Words and Deeds; "We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death:" Freedom Riders in the South, 1961; Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s; Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984; James Meredith, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Integration of the University of Mississippi; The Bush Presidency and Development and Debate Over Civil Rights Policy and Legislation.

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New Resource!

Associates Programs Source Plus

RAIL

RAIL Week

We invite you to participate in our final professional development week as RAIL! RAIL will soon become The Center for the Advancement of Learning (CAL).

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2017 National Library Week Essay Contest

2017 National Library Week Essay Contest

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A Map of the Internet

A "map" of the internet, created by the Opte Project in 2005. Each of the color strands represent a domain type (such as .org, .mil, .gov) and country of origin.

Find Articles, Books, & more!

 

...or explore the full-text electronic collections in our A to Z Resource List.

You might also want to see our Index of Research Guides.

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Foundation Center at UDC

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is a Funding Information Network partner of Foundation Center. The Funding Information Network is comprised of libraries, community foundations, NGOs, and nonprofit resource centers across the country and around the world. As a Funding Information Network partner, UDC provides free access to the most comprehensive information available on foundation and corporate giving. It features Foundation Center print and electronic resources as well as professional staff to assist visitors. Foundation Center electronic resources include, Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, and Foundation Maps.

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