General Resources for Students

Each program and/or department maintains its own media resources in an area available to students. Additional resources are available here.

Purdue University hosts the Purdue Online Writing Lab that contains lessons on writing, grammar, academic research and report writing, ESOL, and job search resources:

College Student Study Skills Guide – Knowing how to study allows students to set a strong foundation for academic success….read more (you are leaving the website.)

Learn how to keyboard by touch and increase your speed with typing tests:

A website hosted by Goodwill Industries, mini lessons and courses on essential skills you need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free:

Lake Technical College’s Employability Skills Online Course contains lessons on conducting job searches, job search documents, job specific requirements, goal setting, professional skills, and even advice on how to change jobs.  There are 10 lessons in this course:

Bureau of Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook:

Join this online newsletter for tips on job searching and career advice:

Job Searching

Some example Internet job sites are:

Search engines for jobs:

Additional Resources

Lake County Library System:

Lake Tech Student Services webpage:

Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Encyclopedia:

Study Skills for Students:

Google Scholar (citations and articles for research papers):

Student Apps:

Career Services: