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Career & Business
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Arlington Public Library offers resources for job seekers, small business owners, and entrepreneurs.
- Public computers are available at every branch for job search and resume creation.
- CAREERS special section with Career and Test Prep materials available for check-out at every branch.
- Contemporary and classic business literature available for check-out at every branch.
- Business Education and Information electronic databases available in the library and from home.
- Free Business and Careers programs on the online program calendar.
Fact: You’ll spend over 80,000 hours of your life working. You should make the most of them.
Online Resources Provided by Library
- Vocational and Career Collection
Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age and many more.
- Career Center (LearningExpress)
Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills?
- Job & Career Accelerator
Job & Career Accelerator is your personal job search management center. Powerful resume and cover letter builders with more than 120 ideal model resumes and sample letters
- Resource Database
Visit our database page to view our full list of free online resources.
Job and Career Resources
Exploring a new career
Job Search basics
Job & Career Accelerator (includes Resume builder)
- Got ResumeBuilder – Sample Resumes
- Cover Letter Writing
- Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County – Arlington Center – Adult Workshops
Past programs include job coaching, job search tips, resume writing workshops, and more.
Local business owners in Arlington can get a corporate library card so their employees can access subscription-based databases from the office, at home, or anywhere else Internet access is available!
In addition to print and online resources, the public library offers cardholders free access to computers and the Internet (or $1 for a guest pass), and low-cost photocopiers and printing. Mobile printing is now available: send items to the printer at the library location nearest you via email, the PrinterOn app, or mobile print portal. Simply send your document to the library and head straight to the Print Release Kiosk at the library. No need to log on to a computer!
The Arlington Public Library hosts regularly scheduled workshops for new and experienced business owners.
Academic Search Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
Business Source Complete
Full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.
Enhanced Business Search
Includes company and industry profiles, market research reports, and business videos.
The discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, and federal law.
Full text for more than 50 regional business publications.
Contains more than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed “how-to” instructions to address small business topics.
Starting your Business
News & Research
Growing Your Business
Small Business Association - Marketing your small business
U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library
Legal & Tax