Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
Career Transitions is a self-paced resource that walks the job-seeker through the entire process from assessing strengths and interests, to exploring new opportunities, to ultimately improving the chances of landing a job. Users can easily discover and target fast-growing careers and industries in their immediate locations -- and locations across the United States. Career Transitions also features quick assessments to help people identify new opportunities based on their current skills, occupational knowledge, and interests. Career Transitions users have the opportunity to create a personal profile and use a Career Toolkit to build and save resumes, cover letters, and references. They can return to their profile to track and update their progress in job searching, career exploration, and education planning. Information on networking and other job-search tactics will help users improve their employment prospects.Digital Learn
DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy. Public Library Association developed courses on the most basic skills, such as using a computer, navigating a web site, and searching. Modules are video-based with narration, 6 to 22 minutes long, and help learners practice skills like using a mouse and setting up passwords. Nearly all modules are available in Spanish as well as English. Nearly 60,000 users complete 15,000 modules each year on DigitalLearn.org.Chilton Auto Repair
ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.
Do you speak English but want to learn another language? Already speak another language but need to brush up on your skills? You can learn foreign languages without even leaving your computer with the library's database, Mango Languages! .
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library offers an online collection of premier reference eBooks including encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. The collection contains the following subjects: art, biography, business, education, environment, history, information and publishing, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, social science, and technology.
Literature Resource Center
Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Gale Power Search
Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.
NewsBank contains unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national news sources. Its diverse source types include printed online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.
America's News Find information on topics related to business, health, education, politics and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, videos and web-only content featuring the Albany Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Augusta Chronicle and USA Today.
Find information on community issues and events, business, education, government, sports and more. Coverage of the Albany Herald is from October 20, 2009 to Current.