24 Apr, 2024

Career Databases

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Go to the Plano Public Library “Research & Learn” page for a full list of databases available with your library card. Click on “Business” on the left-hand toolbar to see the resources below and more.

Gale Power Search

Gale Power Search offers a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information to help you stay current on trends in your profession


Learning Express Library  

Use the Job and Career Accelerator to prepare for your next career move in addition to practice tests for civil service, firefighter, emergency medical services, law enforcement, GED, FRE, TAKS, ASVAB, real estate, SAT, TOEFL, TASP, plus other occupations/subjects, college prep, software tutorials, and more excellent learning tools 


 Job & Career Accelerator  

Explore the Job & Career Accelerator to take skills inventories, build resumes and cover letters, search for jobs and internships, and learn from interview preparation materials. Includes information on more than 1,100 occupations 

  • Build resumes and Job Letters 
  • Find a Career Match 
  • Explore Occupations 
  • Search for Jobs and Internships 
  • Prepare for an Interview 
  • Career eBooks Library 
  • Discover Schools and Scholarships 
  • Career Dashboard 

Learn the basics of Learning Express Library here on the blog: Getting Started with Learning Express Library

Tutorials 

  • Job & Career Accelerator Overview: Learn how Job & Career Accelerator can help you to effectively navigate through the modern day job search, from exploring occupations and up-to-the-minute job postings, to creating the tools necessary to get hired using our award-winning resume and cover letter builders. 
  • Resume & Cover Letter Building Tools: Learn how Job & Career Accelerator can help you to create effective resumes and cover letters using our award-winning resume and cover letter building tools. 

LinkedIn Learning for Library

Take online training courses covering topics in business, design, web development, multimedia skills and software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open-source applications.  Check out our previously-recorded virtual workshops about LinkedIn Learning.


Reference Solutions
Zoom class recorded 2023

Provides information to help you start a business, conduct market research, find marketing prospects and more.


Vocational and Career Collection – TexShare 

Research with full-text coverage in trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. 

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