Online Research

Education and Online Learning

Databases and E-Books

(You will need your Chandler Library card and 4-digit PIN to access these resources.)

Testing & Education Reference Center
Over 100 practice tests & courses.

Gale Courses
Offers high-quality six-week courses on a variety of subjects, including computer applications, web design, accounting, and personal development. If you have questions, visit our Gale Courses FAQs page.

Mango Languages
Learn to speak different languages including Spanish, French, Japanese and more!  Look for the Mango Mobile app for Apple devices and the Mango Mobile app for Android. Online version works with BlackBerry through your Internet browser.

PowerSpeak Languages
A language learning software, including Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, ESL for Spanish speakers, ESL for Mandarin Speakers, Russian, Italian, Japanese, and Korean.

Rocket Languages
Learn a language online. Languages available: Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, German, French, Chinese, Arabic, American Sign Language, Inglés (English as a second language)

Additional Resources

General Education Resources

Arizona Charter Schools Association
Information and resources on charter schools

Arizona Colleges and Universities
Includes online educational opportunities

Arizona Department of Education

Arizona Families for Home Education
Information and support for homeschoolers

Eagleridge Enrichment Program
Free Mesa Public Schools program for homeschoolers throughout the Valley

The GreatSchools Guide
Information on public, private, and charter schools

Homeschooling Resources from
Helpful articles for homeschoolers

Khan Academy
Over 3,000 free videos on everything from arithmetic to physics,
finance, and history with hundreds of skills to practice,
Trucking industry information, including CDL practice tests

Maricopa County Food Handler Card
Testing schedules and study guides

School Report Cards
Compiled by the Arizona Department of Education

College Resources

Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid Page
Free access to college scholarships and financial aid searches,
plus SAT and ACT test preparation tips.

AIE: Adventures in Education 
Offers college planning resources, financial aid and career guidance
information, and money management tips

American Association of Community Colleges
Search for Community Colleges by zip code.

Arizona Career Information System (AzCIS)
Annually updated career and college exploration program for middle
schools, high schools, postsecondary institutions and adult employment
training programs.

College Board
Offers information in areas of college assessment, guidance, admission,
placement, financial aid, curriculum, and research.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Apply for federal student aid online. FAFSA is only considered complete when
submitted with a pin. Both students and parents/guardians will need pins, and
they can be obtained at

Free searchable database of over 600,000 scholarships. Students create a
personalized profile that is matched to their criteria, and are notified when
new scholarships are added, and when application deadlines are approaching.

Award-winning site offers a comprehensive collection of financial aid websites.
Subscribe to free FinAid newsletter for financial aid tips and advice.

Mapping Your Future
One-stop site for students and parents with information on financial strategies,
career options, and college planning.

Princeton Review Online
Explore the best schools, raise college admission test scores, access
over 900 online college applications, and learn the most affordable way to
pay for school. Complete a free online form to set up account.

Colleges and Universities

Arizona State University

Northern Arizona University

University of Arizona

University of Phoenix

Maricopa Community Colleges