DID YOU KNOW… Your Bienville Parish Library has access to a POWERFUL database that can help you achieve your academic and career goals. It’s called LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY. Organized into targeted learning centers, this e-resource supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED®, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more! There are TONS of resources to help students improve core academic skills, score higher on college placement tests, explore careers, prepare for occupational exams or build workplace skills. Use your browser and navigate to: http://www.bienvillelibrary.org and click the DATABASES icon. Then scroll down the right hand column and find LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY.
HERE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE MODULES AVAILABLE IN LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY!
Workforce Solutions (featuring Job & Career Accelerator) contains hundreds of resources to help users achieve high school equivalency, explore jobs and careers, prepare for occupational certification exams, and develop the core knowledge and skills that are essential to workplace success. The Job & Career Accelerator provides an easy-to-use search tool with everything patrons and students need to find, apply for, and get hired into ideal positions. It delivers award-winning information on careers, skills and interest assessments to match individuals with ideal career paths. This innovative job-hunting platform has everything job seekers need to create professional and competitive resumes and cover letters, search for jobs that fit their needs, give professional interviews and more.
Need help with gaining computer skills? The Computer Skills Center helps patrons and students learn the fundamentals of computers, the internet and popular software applications. The module has a user-friendly e-learning platform that contains nearly 100 self-paced video tutorials.
And finally, the Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success module includes instruction, support, tutorials, practice tests, e-books, articles, resume building and job search tools to help job seekers build skills that win jobs. The platform is easy-to-use with resources that support academic and workforce skill-building, test preparation and career development. The platform is designed to help job seekers and career changers in government unemployment offices, corporations, career and workforce centers, career training and education programs.
If you need extra help, visit your neighborhood Bienville Parish Library and ask your favorite librarian to help you access the Learning Express Library and any of the other online resources available to you! All you need is a library card!