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Five ways your eLibrary can make your vacation a blast!

by ORL News | Aug 08, 2019
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Dream it - Live it - Remember it. The eLibrary has got you covered for your vacation needs. 

1. Learn the language before you go

You can learn Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, and Greek, and 25 more languages from the comfort of home before heading out to your vacation destination.

Language learning is available through Rosetta Stone. 

Getting started with Rosetta Stone

 

2. Know before you go with Global Road Warrior!

Global Road Warrior is your one-stop shop for country information for 175 countries, from what type of electrical socket a country uses to guidelines on tipping! There are tonnes of photographs, and cool detailed maps.

Get started on your holiday plans, with Global Road Warrior’s sections on language tips, transportation, visa information, and society and culture, and even recipes!

Explore Global Road Warrior

 

3. Need to get into the travelling mood? Try our digital magazines.

Sink into our travel magazine selection from RBdigital Magazines, the collection features magazines like:

  • National Geographic Traveler
  • Condé Nast Traveler
  • Dreamscapes
  • Food and Travel
  • Lonely Planet Traveller
  • Signature Travel and Lifestyle

There are hundreds of other popular magazines ranging from sports, science, fashion and entertainment.

There is no limit to the number of magazines you can checkout from this collection, and no due dates! Try some out now, or load them on your tablet to take with you on your vacation.

Getting started with RBdigital Magazines.

 

4. Don’t get bored along the way! Stock up on digital books!

Sitting in airports can be tedious. Long hot car trips can be trying on everyone’s nerves.

Keep yourself entertained with digital books!

The best part is that you don’t worry about losing them or finding room in your suitcase.

You can load your eReader or tablet with up to eight digital books from the ORL eBooks collection.

Getting started with ORL eBooks.

 

5. Make – and keep – the best travel memories!

Learn how to take amazing photos of your fabulous vacation through online video tutorials in photography (and so much, much more), found in the ORL's Lynda.com collection. 

Head over to Lynda, sign in with library card and PIN, and search for Travel Photography, or search for the photography courses and tutorial series listed below:

  • iPhone and iPad Photography
  • The Traveling Photographer
  • Landscape Photography
  • Street Photography
  • Photography 101

Getting started with Lynda video tutorials.

 

Bon Voyage!