Job Skills

A driver education resource for those interested in taking the South Carolina beginner’s permit test, driver’s license test, or senior citizens’ refresher test. Provides SC DMV practice tests and online manuals for car, motorcycle, and commercial driver’s licenses.


Whether students are choosing a career path, entering the workforce, or professionals changing careers, Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center supports users every step of the way! Users can explore careers in more than 140 industries and more than 1,000 professions, as well as complete Career Interest Assessments to identify areas of interest. Education planning, school search, and financial aid databases are available for undergraduate, graduate, and vocational and tech schools in the U.S. and Canada.


An online career guidance center that walks job seekers through the job-search process from beginning to end and helps library patrons explore careers, assess interests and experience, create resumes, and search and apply for jobs. Target audiences include: transitioning veterans, recent college graduates, current students, long-term unemployed, under employed and trades professionals, and adults rejoining the workforce. Features an interactive interview simulator, comprehensive career information including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets, advice from career experts, guided resume and cover letter creation, resume editing software that provides 5,000 resume templates and cover letter samples, a tool for discovering career interests, personalized career assessments focused on a user’s interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences, and job searching capabilities via integration with Indeed.com that matches listings based on a user’s assessment results.

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ItPro provides complete, unabridged contents of thousands of books, videos, and other reference materials in a fully searchable, Web-based environment. Subjects span the spectrum of technology topics, such as C#, Java, SOA, SQL, AJAX, CISA/CISM, Linux, IT governance, A+ certification, e-commerce, virtualization, data mining, Microsoft® technologies, system administration, Web services and much more.


A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons–students and adult learners–succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an individualized analysis of your results.

To use the mobile app, first access LearningExpress through the above link, authenticate with your library card & PIN, and then register as a new user for a personal account. Use those credentials to log into the mobile app.

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Formerly Lynda.com. GCLS card holders have access to thousands of free online training videos and courses. Want to learn to code? Need help with Photoshop, Excel, financial literacy, writing or overcoming procrastination? There is a topic for everyone! Courses can be taken on any desktop, laptop or tablet. You create your own account, track your progress and even earn certificates to show others you are keeping your skills razor-sharp.

If using the mobile app, the Library ID is gcls.

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Lynda.com has transitioned to LinkedIn Learning as of April 15, 2021.

GCLS card holders now have access to thousands of free online training videos and courses. Want to learn to code? Need help with Photoshop, Excel, financial literacy, writing or overcoming procrastination? There is a topic for everyone! Courses can be taken on any desktop, laptop or tablet. You create your own account, track your progress and even earn certificates to show others you are keeping your skills razor-sharp.

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This easy-to-use, remotely-accessible, web-based language learning database teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Conversational lessons incorporate vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture components. Mango empowers you to communicate with confidence, preparing you for uncharted experiences with language and culture. Challenge yourself to discover something new.

To use the mobile app, first access Mango through the above link and sign up to create a profile. You can then log into your account in the app.

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(Formerly known as referenceUSA) Information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses, physicians and dentists, compiled from telephone directories, company annual reports, federal, state, and municipal government data, trade magazines, newsletters and major newspapers, legal filings and other sources. Search by company name, executive name, city, SIC codes, major industries.

 

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