Career, Education and Vocation Online Research
Job & Career Accelerator
Job & Career Accelerator combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. Explore occupations, search for jobs, create resumes and improve skills.
Learning Express Library
Offers practice tests and courses designed to help students and adult learners improve skills and pass academic and licensing tests.
Learn something new today. The Library offers more than 2,300 training videos through Lynda.com. These videos usually last several hours, however they are broken into smaller chapters. Topics include MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Web design, Social Media, Business and Career Skills and much more.
Note: The DC Public Library’s lynda.com subscription allows access ONLY from Library computers in Digital Commons, Martin Luther King Library. Videos are not downloadable or transferrable to any device.
Learn over 70 different languages with this interactive tool; each language has audio tutorials to practice reading, listening and speaking. It also has ESL courses for Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese speakers.
Morningstar Library Edition: In Library | Home or Office
Research companies’ stocks, P/E ratios and more.
Lists 14 million U.S. businesses and 220 million U.S. residents. Search for a job or business opportunities.
Safari Books Online: In Library Only
Access over 800 titles in Computer Technology, Programming and Personal and Professional Development. Fully searchable up to date and current content from top publishers such as O’Reilly, Sams, Microsoft Press and more.
Testing and Education Reference Center
Prepare for tests, plan for higher education, explore career paths, build a résumé and find job interview tools and tips.
Learn something new today! The Library now offers over 500 free online continuing education classes through UniversalClass™. These self-paced, non-credit personal and professional development classes are led by real instructors who will give you continuous feedback on your progress. Quick Facts about Universal Class