Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Patron Career Development with LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library (LEL) is an EBSCO resource provided by BadgerLink to all Wisconsin residents. LEL includes 7 different centers, providing different types of content to different user groups, including the Adult Learning Center, Career Center, College Center, College Preparation Center, High School Equivalency Center, Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Resources for Spanish Speakers), and School Center.

LearningExpress Library logo
Image of people in career outfits, including a doctor, firefighter, and 2 business people.
The Career Center is particularly useful for libraries to promote patron career development, and it includes information, ebooks, tests, and tutorials on over 20 career fields and occupational exams, including the following:
  • Allied Health 
  • Air Traffic Control 
  • Commercial Driving 
  • Cosmetology 
  • Culinary Arts 
  • Emergency Medical Services 
  • Firefighting 
  • Homeland Security 
  • Law Enforcement 
  • Postal Work 
  • Nursing 
  • Real Estate 
  • Plumbing 
  • Teaching 
  • Military/ASVAB 

In addition to information about specific careers, LEL provides information on building job search and workplace skills, and preparation resources for the TOEIC and WorkKeys Assessments.

Learn more about how to use LearningExpress Library on the BadgerLink Training page, and feel free to contact the BadgerLink team with any questions. LearningExpress Library and other BadgerLink resources are provided by the Department of Public Instruction and paid for with state funding and federal funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Written by: Gail Murray, Resources for Libraries & Lifelong Learning