Online Tutoring

Online Resource Tutorials

The Garland Libraries offer video tutorials on how to use many of our online resources.  Learn how to use Value Line, Mango Languages, Testing and Education Reference Center, Chilton Auto Repair and many more. Also included are tutorials on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, Gmail, Google Photos, and Goodreads.

Popular subjects

We have grouped several resource together to make them easier to find:

Business and Legal ResourcesGenealogy & History
Literary Criticism
Recursos en Español
Do it YourselfHealth Resources
Newspapers & Magazines 
Virtual Reference Library
Education and Test PreparationHomework Resources  
Online Tutoring  

Finance and Investments Jobs and Career Gateway
OverDrive Downloadables
Alphabetical List
  1. HelpNow for Kids & Teens
  2. JobNow
  3. Adult Learning Center

HelpNow Logo HELPNOW - ONLINE TUTORS FOR INSTANT HELP WITH YOUR HOMEWORK

Available 7 days a week from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. for all Library cardholders


No wait times for connecting to a real tutor!

No cutoff time: the tutor stays with you until you understand!

  • Homework Help: if you have a problem to solve
  • SkillSurfer: learning library with thousands of lessons, quizzes and tests. A "Get Live Help" button above a lesson or quiz connects you to a live online tutor.
  • Writing Lab: get live writing assistance or, better yet, submit your work for a full critique within 24 hours.
  • 24/7 Help: submit your questions anytime and the tutor will reply within 24 hours
  • Study & Collaborate: Use Brainwave™ to record comments and explanations to archive and share; use Flashbulb™ to create flashcards or select from a vast library to study with; use Meet™ to set up live tutoring sessions in the Brainfuse online classroom with friends, colleagues, teachers, etc. Study, collaborate and record your sessions for future playback.
  • Language Lab: tutoring for your foreign language homework
  • Learning Account: create an account to view past sessions, access your Message Center, Tests, Calendar, and Brainwaves.
  • Full Spanish-speaking services

For more information visit the HelpNow FAQ page

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