Tutorials and Start-up Advice

Lincs Inspire Libraries has a wealth of information to help new and start-up businesses as well as anyone looking to expand their skills and knowledge. Customers with Lincs Inspire Library card can access the following free online resources.

A video-based how-to training resource, Hoonuit opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.

  • All the latest offerings — Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Google, and more
  • Valuable job training — Improve job skills with in-depth training on Excel and Photoshop, or learn valuable social media techniques with tutorials on Twitter, blogging, and podcasting
  • Mobile training — Learn how to use mobile products such as the iPhone and iPad
  • Access anywhere — Watch videos at the library or remotely from home
  • ADA Accessibility — All videos are closed captioned Accessibility Statement
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Thinking of starting a business? The Cobra database has hundreds of small business ideas and business opportunity profiles, practical how-to guides, reports, check-lists and fact sheets. Cobra is the Complete Business Reference Adviser.
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The Byki learning method takes you through a series of simple steps to memorise words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation, in the shortest possible time. Available for learning over 80 languages, library members are able to access the Byki Online system from inside or outside of the library, via the web browser on Windows and Mac computers.
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Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic on-line simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank licensed from the Driving Standards Agency, the people who set the tests. Pass your driving theory test on your first attempt. Unlimited access to all the official questions from the DSA in the same format as the official test. Includes on-line version of Highway Code. Simply sign up to create a free account courtesy of Lincs Inspire Libraries.
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Further Information

For further information about Lincs Inspire library services, please vist the Lincs Inspire Libraries homepage.