Lots of people have New Year’s resolutions. Yours might be to learn a new skill or language. If so, Chandler Library has the resources for you! Check out our newest learning database: lyndaLibrary from Lynda.com. From business and marketing courses, to Teacher Tech Tips for K-12 educators, to an extensive collection of computer and software learning (Office, using your iPad, programming, and more) lyndaLibrary offers a wide range of courses with an emphasis on using technology. Your library card gives you access to all these videos for free - just visit chandlerlibrary.org and go to Research & Learning -> Online Learning.
We also have numerous language learning resources. Mango Languages offers our largest collection of materials online, with over 70 languages as well as foreign films to help boost your comprehension. Just looking for a quick lesson? Try PowerSpeak, with brief lessons in eight languages to get you speaking the basics right away. Rocket Languages has downloadable audio lessons that you can play on your iPod or mobile device. Find these resources at chandlerlibrary.org under Research & Learning -> A-Z List of Resources.
We have information for those ever-popular health and wellness resolutions, too: online in Health & Wellness Resource Center, from our Zinio magazine database, and on our nonfiction bookshelves in the 610s. If you have a different goal in mind, check us out - we probably have something for you!