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Wireless Printing

One of the most frequent requests at all Fontana Regional Library locations has been from patrons who wish to print their documents from their own laptop or mobile device. The library has listened and now all Fontana Regional Library locations in Macon, Jackson, and Swain Counties have remote printing services available.

You can send a document, file, or photo from your own laptop, tablet, or smartphone to print at a library printer. Print jobs can be sent from inside the library or from any location! Read more for instructions and details.

Open Education North Carolina Collection New

Open Education North Carolina Collection contains free, open textbooks that have been curated for the most frequently taught courses across North Carolina's 2 and 4-year colleges and universities. Faculty can adopt these open educational resources (OER) to save their students money and lower the overall cost of higher education.

Open Education North Carolina is an initiative that aims to reduce the cost of higher education for North Carolina students by providing free, open textbooks for 30 of the most frequently-taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities.
Read more about the initiative at: https://www.nclive.org/oenc

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.

Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes, including cover letter and references, in three quick and simple steps:
  1. Enter your name, contact information, work history and education.
  2. Choose the title of your desired job or simply the skill set you wish to highlight.
  3. Finally, choose from a collection of concise and professional job statements to ensure your resume will stand out. And that's it! In a few minutes you will have a great-looking, well-written resume that will give you the edge in today's ultra-competitive job market.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center Popular

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

Overview

The award-winning Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning that allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice. Known for its unprecedented depth of coverage, this definitive career research database is organized into three main sections:
  • through Industries and Careers, users can explore a multitude of industries, career fields, and professions;
  • Plan Your Education helps users find the schools that fit them best;
  • and Launch Your Career offers solid advice to help users perfect the skills that beget success.
The material draws from a range of authoritative sources, including more than 1,200 articles from the six-volume Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance, 17th Edition. A “From Our Career Experts” section features regular blog posts with an archive of more than 2,400 posts.

Highlights:

    Data-Axle Reference Solutions

    Formerly ReferenceUSA. Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

    For help resources and guides visit: http://resource.referenceusa.com/training-guides/

    Use the Business Database to:
    • Conduct job searches
    • Look for sales leads
    • Find new business opportunities
    • Locate out-of-town companies
    • Find key business people contact information
    • Locate suppliers
    • Analyze competitors
    Rely on the Residential Data to:
    • Plan weddings or family reunions
    • Organize class reunions
    • Find neighbors or long-lost friends
    Search the Consumer Lifestyle Database to:
    • Conduct market research
    • Target new customers
    • Discover customer preferences
    • View prospective individual customer demographics
    • Analyze community demographics
    • Identify new residents in a specific area

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