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Online Reference Books: Education, Test and Job Preparation

An online library of hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to Newburgh and RCLS patrons.

Career Information Center , 9th ed., 13v, 2007 (eBook)

Career Information Center - Each volume presents the many details involved in the job search and describes specifically what it's like to work at a given job. Entries include job profiles, career issues, sample application letters, resumes, workers' rights and more. How do you land the job you want? What kind of training or certification is required? What will it be like once you get there? Information is presented in tabular and essay format along with addition reading resources and a directory of institutions offering training. For use in the library (no card necessary), or from home with a valid Newburgh library card number.

The College Blue Book , 35th ed., 6v, 2008 (eBook)

College Blue Book - This 6-volume set is completely revised and updated, and remains the definitive guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.

Volumes 1 through 6 (Narrative Descriptions, Tabular Data, Degrees Offered by College & Subject, Occupational Education, and Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, & Loans, Distance Learning) cover the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.  For use in the library (no card necessary), or from home with a valid Newburgh library card number.

21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook , 2v, 2008 (eBook)

21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of education ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st Century. Provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not as much jargon, detail or density as journal articles or research handbook chapters. This two-volume work provides readers with insight into the rich array of issues inherent in education, issues informing debates that involve all Americans. For use in the library (no card necessary), or from home with a valid Newburgh library card number.