Features short videos on topics including: business competencies, leadership and management, personal effectiveness. Summaries for business and leadership books as well as articles by industry leaders on current working world issues. Requires creating an account with email and password.
Connects users with experienced career coaches and vast resources to assist them during all stages of their job search, including self-assessment and job search resources, all-in-one resume assistance, interview preparation and practice, foundational and career-enhancing skills
The HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice database pulls together legal resources regarding civil rights such as hearings and committee prints, Supreme Court briefs, publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, and reports from the Congressional Research Service and the Government Accountability Office. Available to Virginia residents with a free Library of Virginia card (get one here)
The HeinOnline database Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, and Law includes all state and federal slavery statutes and all reported state and federal cases regarding slavery. It also provides an extensive collection of periodicals on this topic. Available to Virginia residents with a free Library of Virginia card (get one here)
A language program offering over 100 languages for people who wish to learn another language. This program also has ESL programs for speakers of many other languages. The program teaches patrons to speak, hear and write almost any language using flashcards to teach words and phrases. In order to use Transparent Language Online, set up a username and password to track progress.
Provides high interest relevant non-fiction newspaper and magazine articles as well as graphs, tables and political cartoons that are easily accessible through both search and browse functions. Includes access to Compton's by Britannica Encyclopedia, a dictionary, and thesaurus.