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Peterson's Test and Career Prep

Writing a resume with help from library resources

Changes in the labor market mean that many people are looking for a new job or transitioning to a new industry. Getting started with writing a new resume can be overwhelming, and MPPL cardholders have access to some helpful online resources to support resume and cover letter writing:  Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep - Under the “Explore Career” tab,…

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Value Line

Minding your money with library resources

There is a lot of economic news to keep track of these days. If you’ve got your mind on your money, the library has some helpful resources to put those economic indicators in perspective.  These databases are freely available from any public computer in the library, or from home with your library card.  Valueline: This investment…

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O'Reilly for Public Libraries

O’Reilly offers new business and technology titles

A new and notable web resource is available for patrons to use at the library or from home with their library card. O’Reilly for Public Libraries offers current and popular titles in the fields of technology and business. Patrons looking to expand their technical and career skills will be particularly interested in checking out this resource.     The…

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LinkedIn Learning is now LinkedIn Learning

Our service has been upgraded to a new platform with twice the amount of courses in six new languages. You can find it on our web resources page with a new name, LinkedIn Learning (formerly

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New Web Resource: HeritageHub

I am happy to announce that Mount Prospect Public Library now offers to its patrons a new genealogy resource. HeritageHub provides access to hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States. This one-of-a-kind collection helps patrons and family historians uncover new family members and understand family relationships on…

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Gale Presents: Udemy

Mount Prospect Public Library card holders now have free access to Gale Presents: Udemy, an online learning platform that connects patrons to video-based courses taught by leading experts in business, technology, and more. Users can explore thousands of continuously updated, on-demand video courses that match their professional goals and personal interests. Gale Presents: Udemy, from…

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Consumer Reports

Want to Get the Most Out of Consumer Reports?

There is a difference between Consumer Reports online and the print version.  Online:  It is easier to find updated information on what you are searching for   There is information you can get online that can’t be accessed in the print version.  For example, let’s say you are looking at dishwashers. Online, the buyer’s guide is more detailed,…

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Science Reference Center

New Web Resource: Science Reference Center

To meet the needs of curious learners, Mount Prospect Public Library now subscribes to Science Reference Center which contains full text articles from hundreds of science magazines, journals, reference books and a vast collection of images. More than 210 full-text science periodicals More than 770 full-text science reference books More than a dozen full-text science encyclopedias…

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Gale LegalForms

Gale LegalForms

Gale LegalForms provides professionally written legal documents used by attorneys and law firms. You’ll find downloadable forms covering real estate, wills, power of attorney, bankruptcy, small business—practically any area of law—alongside helpful tools like a Law Digest and Attorney Directory. Take charge of your legal affairs with Gale LegalForms. Browse Legal Definitions alphabetically, or search…

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U.S. road signs

Tinker with Your Car with Library Resources

If you're like me, you aren't driving a lot lately. I love cars and driving about in my comically small SmartCar. So I was thinking about finding activities to do with my car that don't involve driving in circles. Mount Prospect Public Library has two auto resources. One is Auto Repair Source. This is one…

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