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Online Resources

Welcome to the e-branch of the Portage District Library! Here you will find electronically accessible books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and directories, the majority of which you can access with your library card from home or anywhere.

Jobs and Career Databases:

  • Career Information CenterPDL Databse

    Provides information for job seekers on various career areas. Each profile includes a job summary chart, a job description, and up-to-date salary information.

    Category:

    Jobs and Career

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • Job and Career AcceleratorMEL Database

    Job & Career Accelerator combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. You can explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations in order to match your interests and skills with the career that's best for you. You can also search local and national job postings, create resumes and cover letters, and learn computer skills to make you more marketable. The site allows you to organize and track your job-search progress all in one place.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
  • LearningExpress LibraryMEL Database

    LearningExpress Library is an interactive collection of self-paced online courses and practice tests including the GED; college and graduate school entrance tests such as the ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT GMAT; and professonal and or licensing tests from the CDL (Commercial Driver's License) to the ASVAB, to nursing and real estate. Although Michigan achievement tests, such as the MEAP are not included, reviews geared toward other states' tests at similar grade levels may be useful preparation tools. This resource also has computer skills courses and tutorials, sections on verbal and mathematical skills building, and hundreds of online PDF titles. You will need to create an account to fully utilize this resource.

    Availability:

    Anywhere with a library card
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