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If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned industry leader, exploring a new career, or a fresh grad ready to climb the corporate ladder these resources can help take you from mailroom to boardroom. You can create your own legal documents, improve your tech skills, learn the ins and outs of investing, or just stay up to date on business and industry news with these helpful databases.
NEW Gale Testing & Education Reference Center has resources for every level—from high school to highly skilled— making it a powerful resource to help you with professional development. It offers free practice exams for tests including the ACT, SAT, PSAT, GRE, advice on resumes and cover letters, articles and resources for college searches, FAFSA help, and even US Citizenship practice tests, all in one easy-to-use location.
It is user-friendly, easy to navigate, and can be accessed either at the library or at home. Once you create an account, your work and progress can be saved so you can build upon your skills; creating a powerful tool for development and educational support.
Business Source Premier - The industry's most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Premier's full-text coverage outshines its competitors in all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
LawDepot - Access thousands of law forms; create legal documents; view and edit your documents anywhere at any time.
Lynda.com is a video-based how-to training resource. Lynda helps you develop business, software, technology and creative skills for free! Access over 6,000 courses in software development, web development, design, art, business and more.
- All the latest offerings — Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Google, and more
- Valuable job training — Improve job skills with in-depth training on Excel and Photoshop, or learn valuable social media techniques with tutorials on Twitter, blogging, and podcasting
- Mobile training — Learn how to use mobile products such as the iPhone and iPad
- Access anywhere — Watch videos at the library or remotely from home
MasterFILE Premier - Contains full text for thousands of general reference magazines and publications and covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.
Newsbank Online chronicles local and national newspapers with full-page newspaper images, individual articles, and even content only published online. Full text content archived beginning in 1978! View Repository Archives | View National Archives
Morningstar Investment Research Center - Offers public libraries real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Investment Research Center serves all levels of investors with a range of dynamic tools and thoughtful perspectives to help them make more informed investment decisions.
Ohio Means Jobs is a tool that Employers can use to search millions of resumes, post jobs for Ohio job seekers, and find programs to improve their workforce. Job seekers can assess their skills and map out their career plan, search for jobs in the area, and post a resume for Ohio employers.
Reference USA - provides quality information to help you:
- Search for jobs, location, and industry
- Find new business opportunities
- Research executives & companies worldwide
- Track down addresses and phone numbers
- Find news articles for research
- Locate out-of-town companies
- Profile a neighborhood, city or state
Regional Business News - This robust resource provides ultimate coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canadian provinces. Key resources include newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires, with full-text content coverage spanning over 22 years.
Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, state-specific resources, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.
Vocational and Career Collection - Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age and many more.