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The following links are premier databases and resources purchased by the Library or available to you through the Ohio Public Library Information Network. Please note that some premier databases require a library card to access from home.
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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.Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life)With your PLYMC Library Card, you have access to FREE instructor-led online courses. Many types of classes are available, including: accounting, computer applications, legal, personal development. Sign up now! It’s free, fun and convenient!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.JobNow (Brainfuse)From 3pm to Midnight, chat online to receive personal job coaching and assistance in all phases of your job search as well as resume and cover letter review and live interview practice. JobNow also has an extensive collection of resources, including resume/cover letter templates, interview tips, general sample interview questions, industry-specific sample interview questions, and a vast array of online resources and links.Learn4Life (now Gale Courses)With 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.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.