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Literacyworks


Contributed by: Literacyworks
Link: http://www.literacyworks.org/lw/home.html?false
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Literacyworks, an educational nonprofit organization, was created to address the needs of underprivileged and underrepresented adults, families and children by using educational technology to increase the quality, availability, and accessibility of literacy curriculum for individuals with low literacy skills.

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How to Find a Great Job: Entry-Level Workers and Career Changers


Contributed by: @yourlibrary
Link: http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/how-find-great...
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This article contains advice for individuals that are planning to change careers or for individuals who are just starting out in their first career.

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How to Get a Great Job: Web Use 101


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Link: http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/how-get-great-...
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This article contains internet basics including how to log in, using software to create a resume, and protect your privacy. It also covers resume and cover letter writing.

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Changing Gears: 5 Steps to Moving Beyond Single Industry Experience


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Link: http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/changing-gears...
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This article offers five steps to transition from your current industry.

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My New Job Search


Contributed by: My New Job Search
Link: http://www.mynewjobsearch.com/
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Use this resource to find a job. You can search for a job by category, location, or keyword.

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Online Shopping & Preventing Identity Theft


Contributed by: University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Community Workshop Series
Link: http://www.lib.unc.edu/cws/handouts/Online_Shoppin...
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This tip sheet offers things to do before you begin shopping online, things to pay attention to while shopping online, and other tips to protect your identity while shopping online.

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Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks


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Link: http://onguardonline.gov/articles/0014-tips-using-...
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This page offers tips for using public wi-fi networks.

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How do I shop safely with my credit card online?


Contributed by: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/safe-shopping-...
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This page provides tips on how to shop safely with a credit card online.

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Shopping Online Infographic


Contributed by: OnGuard Online
Link: http://onguardonline.gov/articles/0041-shopping-on...
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Provides tips to get a great product at a great price when shopping online.

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Seller: What do you know about the Seller?


Contributed by: Safeshopping.org
Link: http://www.safeshopping.org/seller.shtml
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This page provides information and tips to find out more about an online seller or company.

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How Do I get Broadband?


Contributed by: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/getting-broadb...
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This article provides information on how to get broadband, the different types of broadband, and equipment and installation.

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Make a Career Plan


Contributed by: KnowHow2Go.org
Link: http://www.knowhow2go.org/seniors_explore.php
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A 10-step guide to creating a career plan through exploring interests.

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Develop your College Scholarship Strategy


Contributed by: College Board
Link: http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/pay/scholarshi...
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This guide provides information on college scholarships. If you and your child decide to invest your time in a search for scholarships, it's important to have an organized system to find, apply for, and win scholarship money. It’s also best to start early.

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College Affordability and Transparency Center


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://collegecost.ed.gov/catc/
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An easy-to-use website that identifies the most reasonably-priced universities, as well as the institutions whose prices rise at the highest rates.

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Financial Aid FAQs


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Link: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/pay/add-it-up/...
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Answers to frequently asked questions regarding financial aid.

Adult Students--College Preparation Checklist


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/che...
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If you’ve never been to college, or started but never finished, this page is for you. Need to improve your skills or knowledge? Find a new career path?

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Questions About College Life


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://www.college.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K...
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Young people asked these questions about college life. The answers come from current college students. Browse by topic, view the question of the week or read them all

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College Application FAQs for Parents


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Link: http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/apply/college-...
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Answers for parents to frequently asked questions regarding the college application process.

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College.gov


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://www.college.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K...
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This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, as well as vocational or career schools). The site is being built by the U.S. Department of Education in collaboration with students.

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Twitter 101


Contributed by: WebWise
Link: http://www.webwisekids.org/pdf/WWK_Twitter_Guide_H...
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An introduction to the micro-blogging site Twitter.