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New Job & Career Resources for TexShare Database

2012 October 17
by Christina Manz

TexShare is pleased to announced the addition of two new education and career development resources to our database offerings, available now! Member libraries now have access to the Learning Express Library and Job & Career Accelerator. Read the full FAQ here.

What are These New e-Resources?


LearningExpress Library
™ is a unique, interactive online learning platform that provides patrons with the most comprehensive selection of career-oriented and academic resources available—to help with job preparation, career advancement, career changes, and re-entry into the workforce.


Job & Career Accelerator™ is the first fully integrated online career and job search platform. It is designed to guide any job seeker through the most effective career selection and job search possible.

This collection also includes these interactive multimedia tutorial collections: LearningExpress Popular Software Tutorials and LearningExpress Computer & Internet Basics.

How Can My Patrons Use These Tools?

LearningExpress Library

  • Access over 800 online practice tests and interactive skillbuilding tutorials to help launch or advance their careers.
  • Prepare for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests in civil service, law enforcement, firefighting, EMS, military, real estate, and healthcare, among others.
  • Prepare for college and graduate school admissions tests including the SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT.
  • Successfully prepare for the GED® exam when working toward a high school diploma.
  • Dramatically improve or refresh basic skills in reading, writing, and math.

Job & Career Accelerator

  • Comprehensive career information: A fully integrated interest assessment, career exploration, and job search platform helps job seekers explore careers that match their interests and expectations and build a personalized occupation knowledge base.
  • Powerful resume creation: The industry’s most powerful Resume Builder, packed with more than 120 model resumes, 750 action words, and nearly 25,000 keywords by specific job classification.
  • Occupational exploration: Over 1,000 Occupation Profiles allow job seekers to explore and compare occupations in detail including up to date wage and salary data, expected growth, key responsibilities, education requirements, and more.
  • Real-time job & internship opportunities: An integrated database of over 5 million up-to-date job and internship opportunities, aggregated from leading job boards, classified ads, and other websites allows job seekers to search job openings based on interests and locations.

Can I Access These Resources from the TexShare Databases Menu?

Yes! These new resources now appear in the “Education and Career Development” section of the TexShare menu page. (Remember: you’ll need to either be IP-authenticated to see this page or key in your library’s TexShare username and password.)

Libraries with IP-authenticated access can use the following links right away:
LearningExpress Library: www.learningexpresslibrary.com
Job & Career Accelerator: http://jca.learnatest.com/lel

Note:
If you’ve forgotten your library’s TexShare login and password, or would like to report the IP addresses of your library’s computers to enable automatic login, contact databases@tsl.texas.gov.

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