Articles and Databases - Jobs & Careers
- Adult Learning Center | (LearningExpress Library)
- Tests and courses for math, reasoning, reading, writing, and grammar. Also try the searchable eBooks (link on right side of home page) for over 150 career topics and study aids. Current
- The Brainfuse online homework help program provides on demand, one-to-one homework help in English, Spanish and Cantonese for K-12, college students and adult learners in math, science, digital literacy, English, social studies and other subjects. In addition, the service offers writing assistance, a practice test center (including California State tests, GRE, GED, SAT, ACT and more), test preparation through a flashcard tool, digital literacy assistance and a 24/7 question center. The Adult Learning Center offers live academic tutoring, live skills tutoring, writing assistance and job-related interview coaching and resume lab.
- Gale Courses | Gale
- Register for online instructor-led courses for professional development and personal enrichment. Courses start every month and run for six weeks. Please read the Requirements section of the course description for any special software needs. Free to San Francisco Public Library card holders. Registration required.
- Job Search & Workplace Skills | (LearningExpress Library)
- Find online tutorials on business writing, job search and networking skills, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and tips on how to succeed at work. Current
- JobNow | (Brainfuse)
- JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.
- Jobs & Careers Resources | (SFPL)
- Find here an array of resources related to jobs and careers, such as eBooks, electronic databases, library created video tutorials, online guides, classes and special events scheduled in the library.
- LearningExpress Library 3.0
- Online practice tests, based on the official exams for SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT, Civil Service jobs, ASVAB and many more. Download ebooks related to Jobs and Careers Skills, or watch video tutorials on basic computer/Internet skills and popular software. Included the updated 2014 GED test preparation content.
- Video instruction from industry experts on business, software, technology, photography, social media, and creative skills. Note: Library card number and PIN are required. The Lynda.com mobile app is not available for the library subscription.
- Prepare for an Occupation Exam | (LearningExpress Library)
- A collection of online test preparation materials for occupations requiring licensing, certification, aptitude tests and other career preparation. Current
- Reference USA Job Help | (Infogroup)
- Search for job openings (powered by Indeed.com) using a quick search or custom search form, and research companies all in one database. ReferenceUSA is a business directory as well as a job listings search engine. ‘Job Help’ links to resources on the Internet for resume writing, interviewing, aptitude testing, salary estimates, and others.
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- Vocational and Career Collection | (Ebsco)
- Vocational and technical libraries for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public, with full text for 340 trade and industry-related periodicals and indexing and abstracts for 600 journals FULL TEXT 1985 - present
- Vocations and Careers Collection | (Gale)
- More than 300, largely full-text general career guides and highly specialized industry journals 1980 - present