Auto Repair, Home Improvement, Hobbies & Entertainment GatewayFind here the many resources - databases, ebooks & websites - which will help you with your home improvement projects, recreational hobbies, and entertainment pursuits.Careers Internet Database This database provides information on career fields and jobs, including a salary calculator and detailed information about educational requirements and employment opportunities. An online Career Test helps identify careers where you may be successful.ERIC
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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.Homework Help GatewayFind here the many educational resources - databases, ebooks, & websites - which will help for any and all homework assignments.Hooplahoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, videos, music and audiobooks. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and online at www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 20 years.Job & Career Accelerator
Explore detailed information on different occupations, match your interest and skills with a career that's right for you, search local and national job postings, create resumes and cover letters, practice interviewing skills and track your job search process each step of the way. Click here to view a tutorial on how to get started.Learn4LifeWith your PLYMC Library Card, you have access to FREE instructor-led online courses. Many types of classes, include: accounting, computer applications, legal, personal development. Sign up now! It’s free, fun and convenient! Learning Express Library
Offers interactive tutorials and practice exams, this database can help people prepare for grade school achievement tests, the ACT, SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship test, as well as civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Take the self-guided tour to learn more.Ohio Career Information System - OCIS
Developed and administered for Ohioans by the Ohio Department of Education, it has one of the largest state and national databases covering all phases of the career development process. For Home-Remote Access, enter the username and password provided by your teacher or obtained from the PLYMC librarian.Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.Vocational and Career Collection
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success
Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training. This interactive, self-paced learning approach allows job seekers to learn at their convenience. The intuitive platform provides the backbone students and all job seekers need to succeed in the modern workplace. You will improve key workplace skills such as business writing and presentation proficiencies, use step-by-step job search and resume building tools to land better jobs, improve or learn computer and internet skills, prepare for specific careers with professional licensing and aptitude tests, master the art of interviewing for career change or workforce entry, improve or refresh basic skills in reading, writing and math, prepare for the GED exam.