Business, Career, & Test Prep
Accel5 Business Library – Explore a unique business library, featuring videos, book summaries, and articles on professional development, leadership theory, and business best practices. Create an account to keep your place in publications, track what you’ve read, and get suggestions from Accel5 promoting items that match your interests.
Brainfuse JobNow – Provides live help and online resources to guide you through the steps to get a job, including building a resume, live interview coaching, and personality & career assessments. Live job coaches are available from 2 – 11 PM. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Brainfuse VetNow – Supports veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, career resources, and employment transition assistance. Live help is available with a veteran navigator or job coach. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative – Use these self-paced, online classes to learn how to think like an entrepreneur as you prepare to launch a small business venture or plan a career path. Take your passion into the business world. (ELI is the equivalent of 3 college credits).
Gale Legal Forms – Provides professionally written, national and state-specific attorney forms to help you participate in your legal affairs and common legal procedures with confidence. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
GrantStation – Offers guidance for the entire grant writing process, from finding grant makers to building strategy to crafting a winning grant proposal. In-library use only.
Learning Express – Test preparation and skill building courses for all levels of students from elementary to graduate, including GED prep. Learning Express has a new look. Get an overview of the changes in our recent blog post. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Statista – A statistics database that has more than 1,000,000 statistics. It also has topic dossiers, studies, industry reports, and market forecasts for businesses.
Universal Class – offers more than 500 online courses, which are either self-paced or instructor-led. Classes offered cover a wide variety of topics such as accounting, computers, writing, cooking, crafts, and many more. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Valley Business Compass – aims to help residents of the Valley connect with experts, organizations, and funding to start their business venture. It is a project of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, the Shenandoah Valley Tech Council, and the Shenandoah Community Capital Fund.