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JobNow: Live Job Assistance

JobNow is a unique service that features expert resume assistance/live interview preparation and career coaching. JobNow services include: Live Interview Coaching where job seekers receive live interview practice from online job coaches, Premium Resume Lab which includes online resume/cover letter assistance from trained writing experts and Job Resources where users can draw from a carefully-selected library of interview tips, resume templates, career assessments and other valuable resources.

Learning Express Library

Web-based learning solution for test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources.
(Available only to residents within Marin County Free Library jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements
What does this mean? provides self-paced, online learning video programs by experts in a variety a subjects; including business, design, web and photography. Thousands of classes are available and are targeted towards beginners, intermediate users, advanced users and appropriate for all users. Classes are available on your home computer, in the library and on mobile devices.

(Available only to residents within Marin County Free Library jurisdictions, due to licensing agreements

Professional Development Collection (Ebsco)

The Professional Development Collection includes full text for more than 500 high-quality education journals including; Booklist, Education, High School Journal, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal and many others.

(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin) 

Virtual Reference Library (Gale)

A collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for research which includes Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, Readymade Job Search Letters, Grizmek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, the Ancient World, Dictionary of American History, Fashion Costume and Culture, the Greenwood Library of World Folktales, the Gale Encyclopedia of Science and more.
(Available to cardholders with any public library in Marin)

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