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Career Resources

“ “ “ “ “  the new Career Transitions offers many

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  • Interactive interview practice
  • Matching work and military experience to new careers
  • Multiple job-search options, including internships and entry-level, with job tracking
  • Comprehensive education and training options by career, program and location
  • Guided resume and cover letter creation
  • Continually updated expert advice and industry-leading content
  • Hundreds of career overview videos, including “A Day in the Life” series featuring real people who work in those occupations
  • A new, streamlined interface designed to give users immediate access to activities
  • And more

 

Testing and Education Reference Center
Dependable guidance and research tools on careers and education.“ “ Testing & Education Reference Center“ (TERC) – the online resource used by millions of people looking for help in making confident decisions that will shape their future – has been updated with new features, a more user friendly interface and enhanced functionality. Plus“ TERCnow offers additional certifications from Delmar – one of the premier sources for career readiness – providing access to career certifications focusing on rapidly expanding careers such as:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Cosmetology – 6 subjects, in both English and Spanish
  • Auto Repair – (ASE) with 9 exams both in English and Spanish
  • Medium/Heavy Truck Repair – with 8 exams
  • Collision Repair – with 5 exams both in English and Spanish

Chilton Automotive Library

“ “  Link Here to access this exhaustive automotive database!

When it comes to auto repair, “do-it-yourselfers”, students and automotive enthusiasts have trusted Chilton repair manuals for years. Now, Gale puts these authoritative manuals into motion with more extensive resources for“  library users in a simple-to-use, online resource that’s available 24/7 wherever there’s an available internet connection.

Unlike the printed editions, the content available on ChiltonLibrary is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most advanced and up-to-date information available.

Health & Wellness

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Contains full text for nearly 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 200 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.

National Library of Medicine’s Medline Plus
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Information about diseases, injuries, medications, medical procedures, and medical tests.

Chronic Conditions Information Network (CCIN)
For health resource information in NH and VT

Geography

A to Z Maps Online
The world’s largest subscription-based database of proprietary and royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

Global Road Warrior
Answers practical questions in major topic areas of society and culture, travel, communications, business, trade, marketing, and security for 175 countries, with over 1,750 country maps and over 12,000 photographs.

General Reference

The World Book Encyclopedia (to use in the library)

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The World Book Encyclopedia (to use from home)
More than 40,000 articles from the venerable 22 print volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia form the foundation of this expansive reference database. This resource also includes: a dictionary, atlas, Spanish language encyclopedia, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to state curriculum standards, and much more.

Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for more than 3,600 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more. This database is updated on a daily basis.

MAS Ultra: School Edition
Provides full text for over 515 general interest and current events magazines.

MasterFile Premier
Provides full text for over 1,900 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.

EBSCO Animals
Provides in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals. The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.

Middle Search Plus
Provides full text for over 145 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle school students.

Primary Search
Provides full text for 57 children’s magazines and over 100 children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.

TOPICsearch

Explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. This current events database includes more than 400,000 full-text articles selected by teachers and librarians, an online dictionary, and more than 2,500 diverse reference sources including newspapers, biographies, opinion polls, book reviews and government information.

Searchasaurus
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students. It includes Primary Search and Middle Search Plus as well as EBSCO Animals and Funk and Wagnell’s New World Encyclopedia.

Education

Universal Class offers over 500 non-credit classes in a wide variety of subjects for both personal enrichment and career enhancement: Accounting & Bookkeeping; Alternative Medicine; Arts & Photography; Business; Career Training; Computers & Technology; Cooking; Crafts & Hobbies; Entrepreneurship; New Age & Alternative Beliefs; Office Skills; Parenting & Family; Performing Arts; Personal Care; Pet & Animal Care; Psychology; Real Estate; Reference; Financial Management; GED Training; General Education; Health & Medicine; Science; Language Arts; Homeschooling; Test Preparation; Web Development; Writing; Social Work; Special Education; Mathematics; Law, Legal & Criminal Studies; and much more! Some classes are even eligible for Continuing Education Units. All you need to get started is your 14-digit Rye Library card number and a valid email address.

Testing and Education Reference Center
Dependable guidance and research tools on careers and education.“ “ Testing & Education Reference Center“ (TERC) – the online resource used by millions of people looking for help in making confident decisions that will shape their future – has been updated with new features, a more user friendly interface and enhanced functionality. Plus“ TERCnow offers additional certifications from Delmar – one of the premier sources for career readiness – providing access to career certifications focusing on rapidly expanding careers such as:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Cosmetology – 6 subjects, in both English and Spanish
  • Auto Repair – (ASE) with 9 exams both in English and Spanish
  • Medium/Heavy Truck Repair – with 8 exams
  • Collision Repair – with 5 exams both in English and Spanish

Professional Development Collection

Provides a highly specialized collection of over 515 full text journals, designed for professional educators.

ERIC
The Educational Resource Information Center contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.

 

 

Business

Need to research a company, a demographic, or a region? This is the place! (To access these from home, you’ll need your 14-digit Rye Public Library card number.)

Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

ReferenceUSA
The ReferenceUSA database contains detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and 210 million U.S. residents. Search by executive name, brands and products, geographic area, sales volume, primary SIC codes and more . . . Great for job seekers!

Regional Business News
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.