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  • Testing and Education Reference Center
    Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life, from high school to college and beyond. The site offers practice tests and courses, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, scholarship search tools, a resume builder, career models, and more.
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  • College Board
    The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Provides information about entrance tests (SAT, PSAT, AP, CLEP), scholarships and financial aid, how to find a college and select a major, and much more.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities
  • Coursera
    Coursera is an education company that offers massive open online courses (MOOCs). Coursera partners with top universities from around the world (including UC Santa Cruz) to offer courses in a wide range of topics including humanities, mathematics, computer science, and medicine.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools, Technology
  • edX
    EdX is a non-profit created by Harvard and MIT. EdX offers massive open online courses (MOOCs) and interactive online classes in subjects including law, history, science, engineering, business, social sciences, computer science, public health, and artificial intelligence (AI).
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools, Technology
  • MIT Open Courseware
    Free access to lecture notes, exams, and videos from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. OCW provides the educational opportunity for motivated people everywhere to improve their lives and change the world.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools
  • Scholarships 4 School
    The purpose of this free website is to provide students with the tools they need to make informed decisions about obtaining scholarships and other forms of financial aid.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools
  • Test Prep Review
    Provides basic information about a large number of university entrance exams, including the SAT, ACT, LSAT, CBEST, MCAT, and many more. Includes general information on how to take a test, and links for college contacts.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Tests
  • Udacity
    Udacity is a private educational organization offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). Instructors are professors from universities including University of Virginia, San Jose State University, and Stanford University. Courses are mostly computer science related and include Introduction to Statistics and Artificial Intelligence for Robotics.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools, Technology

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Aerial Photos - Santz Cruz County

UCSC's McHenry Library Maps Collection has a collection of aerial photographs of Santa Cruz County from the 1920's on. They may be viewed by the public by appointment.

There is also a small collection of uncataloged aerial photos in the Local History room of the Downtown branch.

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