Careers Databases

Coursera

Coursera offers more than 3,800 cutting-edge courses, all taught by top instructors from over 200 leading universities and companies like Yale, University of Michigan and Google.

Users can sign up for 6 months of Coursera access.  After registering, Coursera can be accessed directly at coursera.org. 

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

HelpNow

HelpNow provides live online homework help from an expert tutor; gives help in understanding a concept from class; foreign language homework help; allows you to take practice tests; lets you submit your writing to a writing lab and receive expert assistance; and have live adult learning center sessions from trained instructors.

 Live tutors are available Mon - Sun 1:00PM — 10:00PM PST

Job Now and VetNow

Career and academic assistance for jobseekers, veterans and their families. 

JobNow  supports jobseeker with job searching, resumes, and inerviews. 

VetNow supports the community’s veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance.

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

LearningExpress is an e-learning platform freaturing online tutorials, practice tests and e-books. It helps  you improve skills in reading, writing, and basic science. Tools and resources are available to help you search for jobs, build workplace skills and prepare for career certification exams. 

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

LinkedIn Learning Logo

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that offers different courses that teach various  job skills. Courses cover a wide range of topics from business, technology and art. Industry professionals teach these courses in a video format and may be taken at an individual's pace.

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Peterson's Test Prep

Prepare for standardized tests with Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep. This valuable resource includes full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. It offers information on undergraduate and graduate programs and tuition and scholarship assistance, as well as a resume builder and interviewing advice. Whether you’re a student planning for college or a professional embarking on a new career path, Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep can help you along the way.

Primary Audience: High School Students and Everyday patrons; Undergraduate Students

Secondary Audience: Military Veterans; Post-Graduate students; adults seeking U.S. citizenship; cosmetology students; Parents; Teachers