Research Tools by Subject: Career

Udemy

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Udemy offers more than 6,000 high-quality, on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors across 75 categories for upskilling in the areas of business, technology, and design. CALS patrons can also achieve personal success with courses on health and well-being, the arts, language learning, and more.

*Udemy requires an active library card and either a Google or Microsoft account.*

Tags: Online Classes, Continuing Education, Programming Languages, Entrepreneurship, Design

School Library Connection

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Learning resource center for school library professionals. Includes self-paced professional learning and curriculum resources to support teaching and professional development. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.

Tags: School Librarians, Professional Development, Library Career, Education

Library Science Database

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Access to over 150 top publications in library and information science. Specifically designed to provide full-text support for core titles included in the Library & Information Science Abstracts database.

Tags: Information Science, Library Profession, Library Career, Information Management, Information Center

Entrepreneurship Database

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Designed for entrepreneurs wanting quick access to the latest information on business topics, quick access to useful toolkits, and recommendations from experts in Editor’s Picks.

Tags: : Angel Investors, Capitalism, Franchisees, Intrapreneur, Entrepreneur, Business Ownership

Career & Technical Education Database

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Research on accounting, auto mechanics, building trades, computing science, graphic design, healthcare, photography, sales and retail & more in the Vo-Tech curriculum for both students and instructors.

Tags: Building Trades, Automotive, Graphic Design, Photography, Vocational

Brainfuse JobNow

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Brainfuse JobNow offers the following services:

Live Interview Coaching: Patrons can brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches. Job coaches and patrons communicate via live chat in our online classroom. In addition to live interview coaching, patrons enjoy 24/7 access to interview tips and career resources. The coaches are available from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM every day.

Resume Lab: Patrons can submit their resumes any time through the JobNow Resume Lab and a job coach will send it back within 24 hours with detailed feedback and suggestions for improvement. Users are also able to download resume templates, or browse resources for producing better resumes.

Career Resources: Patrons enjoy 24/7 access to a carefully-selected library of job resources. In addition, Brainfuse job coaches help users strategically target jobs best suited to their interests and qualifications.

The Great Courses: Library Collection

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The Great Courses: Library Collection gives you access to the best college and university courses from around the world. Learn new skills; build your knowledge of history, philosophy, and science; and improve your life. To access The Great Courses, look under the Education category of RBdigital and click on “The Great Courses.” Once it is checked out to you, it can be accessed through RBDigital or The Great Courses website at any time.

RBdigital requires an account created with a CALS Library Card.
Please call 501-918-3000 for assistance.

Tags: Continuing Education, Online Classes, Careers, Job Skills

Universal Class

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Access more than 500 lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). All classes are designed and led by professional instructors and include videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.

Tags: Continuing Education, Online Learning, GED, Computer Basics, ESL, Research Skills, Web Design, Test Preparation, Programming Languages