Whether just starting your career or changing your path, these databases will prepare you for your new work challenges.

American Job Center - Southwest Connecticut

The American Job Center Network provides services to unemployed and underemployed individuals seeking jobs and job search assistance at no cost. Job seekers are afforded convenient access to the employment, education, training and information services they need at a single location. EVERYONE and ANYONE is welcome and encouraged to visit the American Job Center Network and use the reference materials such as newspapers, journals and job posting board. Posted positions include all levels and salary ranges from entry-level to upper-level management.

Career Cruising

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This is the place to start if you are looking for direction in your job search. Easy access to hundreds of career profiles, personal assessment tools to identify your strengths, and a career matchmaker that unites skills with potential careers.

Certified Nursing Assistant Practice Tests

CNA.plus is designed to help US learners pass their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) test. The site provides free practice tests that simulate the official exam. All test questions are based on the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP®), which is the written test that most states use.


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JobNow provides a host of services to help in every step of the job search process, including real-time resume assistance and interview coaching.

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator and Computer Skills Center

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LearningExpress® offers two resources: Job & Career Accelerator and Computer Skills Center. The Job & Career Accelerator gives you the tools you need to explore careers, find open positions, apply for jobs and get hired. And whether you’re looking to brush up on the fundamentals of computers, more easily navigate the web, or learn a new software program, the Computer Skills Center has you covered.

Multistate Bar Exam Practice Tests

BarPrepHero.com is a free resource to assist US law students and graduates preparing to take their MBE exam. The practice tests are based on the previous Multistate Bar Examination questions written by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Reference Solutions (ReferenceUSA)

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Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. Reference Solutions offers the most up-to-date data available in the market. The database offers library patrons accurate data on 45 million businesses and 289 million consumers.

Resume Builder

This resume builder is for people looking to create a professional resume quickly and conveniently. Using section templates to fill in your information, creating a resume has never been easier!

Skillsurfer (Test Prep)

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Skillsurfer offers a wide variety of practice tests and study resources for teens and adults, including: AP Exams, ACT, SAT, Praxis, ASVAB, GRE, GMAT, CLEP tests, career preparation tests, nursing school exams, and U.S. Citizenship test.

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