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Research & Online Resources   Tags: databases, homework help, online resources, research, research by topics  

The Thousand Oaks Library subscribes to a variety of highly specialized electronic databases.
All of these resources may be used in the library, and many can be accessed from home via the Internet.
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide

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Jobs and Career Development

Jobs Search
A search engines for online job boards, with the ability to search by salary
Access current job listings in the community and more. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more.
Live Job Coaching, Resume Assistance, and more... Live JobNow Coaches are available every day of the week, including weekends, from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. FAQ

Recommended Web Resources
Locate and research companies including human resource contact names, business descriptions, company size and website links to job postings.  

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Job search in the Ventura County Area  
Career Development
Available everywhere with a library card
Great resource for life-long learners with Live one-on-one help on taking the GED, Microsoft Office Suite and prepare for the US Citizenship Test. Submit your resume online to have your resume critique and edited within 24 hours.  

Career Cruising Available everywhere with a library card
Online English/Spanish career research and educational planning tool. Features multimedia presentations detailing hundreds of careers.  

CareerOneStop Recommended Web Resources
U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored portal offering salary data, self-assessment tool, access to state job banks, and career exploration assistance.  

Easy ESL Available everywhere with a library card
An online video learning environment for English as a Second Language learners with worksheets, teacher guides, quizzes, tests and supplemental materials.  

Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life) Available everywhere with a library card
Gale Courses offers a wide range of interactive courses that can be taken entirely over the Internet. All courses are free and led by expert instructors. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. (5 free courses per calendar year)

LearningExpress Library Available everywhere with a library card
Math, reading and writing skills building modules, GED preparation, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT practice exams, AP practice exams, and more...  Forgot password?
Recommended Web Resources
The U.S. government’s career guidance tool. Contains profiles of hundreds of careers, including information about work responsibilities, work environments, prerequisites, required education, and other qualifications. Also contains Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational forecasts through 2020.  


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