Careers

Title Description Use @ home?
Career Center (Tutor.com)
Live resume reviews. Articles on job search tips and interview preparation.
Yes
Corporate Affiliations
Directory of 200,000 parent and subsidiary companies worldwide. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Tip: Please click the "Sign Off" link at upper right when you're done using this database.
Yes
DigitalLearn.org
Free online tech training on topics like basic PC/Mac skills, Word, Excel, using the web, job searching, etc.
Yes
Gale Courses
In-depth, instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health-care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification. Arlington Heights cardholders only.| More Info
Yes
Illinois Career Information System
Resources on occupations, job search hints, a resume writer, and links to employers.
Yes
Lexis Nexis Library Express
Legal sources (federal/state statutes/cases), business directories, news/magazine/journal articles and much more. Directory listings can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists.  Note: Legal material is only available in the library.
Yes
LyndaLibrary (Lynda.com)
Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. Requires free account creation. Arlington Heights cardholders only.
Yes
Occupational Outlook Handbook
In-depth career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Yes
Plunkett Research
Industry statistics trends and company analysis. Tutorial.
Yes
ReferenceUSA
Business directory, residential listings, demographics, health care listings. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Compiled/maintained by InfoGroup. | Video tutorials.
Yes
Testing & Education Reference Center
Prepare for standardized (ACT, GRE, SAT, etc.) and job-related tests, including Advanced Placement (AP) exams.  Includes college/scholarship search tools and has an online resume builder and career exploration tools. | See also: Access My Library App.
Yes
Treehouse: Online Training
Learn web design, coding, mobile app development and more. Earn points/badges to track your progress and create a showcase for potential employers. Arlington Heights cardholders only. | iPad App | About Treehouse
Yes
Schedule an appointment to get help with these and other interests:
 
  • downloading eBooks
  • researching genealogy
  • finding a job
  • computers and technology
 

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6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
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Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
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