Business, Job and Careers



Business | Job & Career | Vocational / Industry Specific

Business

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Business Insights: Essentials provides detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports.
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Gale Directory Library: This is the online version of four quintessential directories: 1) Brands and Their Companies; 2) Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.; 3) Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media; 4) Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans.
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New Business: New business books added to the catalog.

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OverDrive Small Business Center eBook Collection:  Visit this special collection of Business eBooks from our OverDrive eBook service.
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Reference USA: Provides quality information to help you: 1) Search for jobs; 2) Find new business opportunities; 3) Research executives and companies; 4)Track down addresses, phone numbers; 5) Find news articles; 6) Locate out-of-town companies; 7) Profile a neighborhood, city or state.
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Small Business Collection: Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

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Small Business Resource Center: Offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. From conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business, the Small Business Resource Center provides users with all the information they need to succeed.
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Small Business Resources: Located in the Business/Science Department of the Central Library, the Small Business Center is geared to serve the potential small business owner, the recently-licensed entrepreneur and the established small business operator. Find out more information about this center as well as links to other resources.

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Career Transitions:  Find a new job, write a resume or cover letter, experience interview simulations, learn about school programs.
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JobLINC is the Library’s mobile job and career center and helps job seekers locate employment opportunities. It also helps employers find workers. Visit the JobLINC page for more information including the JobLINC schedule and their list of current job openings.

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Learning Express Library: Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You’ll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that’s right for you. Formerly known as Learn-a-test.  After you visit the page, select “Register” at the top-right to create a Learning Express account.

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Lynda.com: A premier online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, personal finance, and more.
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Reference USA: Provides quality information to help you: 1) Search for jobs; 2) Find new business opportunities; 3) Research executives and companies; 4)Track down addresses, phone numbers; 5) Find news articles; 6) Locate out-of-town companies; 7) Profile a neighborhood, city or state.
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Vocations and Careers Collection: Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

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Agriculture Collection: With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of this growing body of knowledge.

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Communications and Mass Media Collection: From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information in full-text from journals focused on all aspects of the communications field.

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Culinary Arts Collection: Includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

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Educator’s Reference Complete is a selection of academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

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Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection: With current and relevant content from industry journals, travel guides and magazines this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry – including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

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Information Science and Library Issues Collection: This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information for this fast-moving field.

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Insurance and Liability Collection: Protection of assets is a concern for all: from the individual property owner to the multinational corporation, all have a vested interest in ensuring the retention of their assets, be it physical or intellectual.

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Nursing and Allied Health Collection: All aspects of the Nursing profession — from direct patient care to health care administration — are covered. This collection’s current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

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Professional Collection is a custom selection of full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24 hour access from school or home. The Professional Collection offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development.

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Vocations and Careers Collection: Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.