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For the business researcher looking for information on marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Provides peer-reviewed, full-text coverage plus indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886.
Information about careers and education in ebook format.
Free online technology training, including "Getting Started on the Computer" to "Intro to Facebook" and "Online Job Searching" and more. All classes are 22 minutes or shorter.
Resources on occupations, job searching, resume writing, and links to employers.
Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. Requires free account creation. Important: if you created an account prior to April 14, you may need further assistance with transferring your course history. Please contact Lynda.com at 1 (888) 33-LYNDA for immediate assistance at lynda.com/support, or the library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In-depth career information covering hundreds of occupations with details on job duties, work environment, required training, pay, and more from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
For the job seeker, the small business owner or the general public, this heavily-used directory provides information on 14 million businesses in the United States plus directory information on 89 million residents.
Read the full content online of over 5,140 technology, digital media and professional development books.
Ace the test! From college prep to graduate school to career tools, practice for the SAT, GRE, Real Estate Exams, and much more.