Gale Pages

Gale offers a variety of resources for education, lifelong learning, and academic research. Whether you are looking for peer-reviewed articles; full-text magazines, newspapers, and eBooks; primary source documents; and videos or podcasts, Gale puts the right vetted content and tools at your fingertips!


Brainfuse: JobNow/VetNow

JobNow offers carefully-selected job resources, including an exclusive partnership with eParachute, a new service created by What Color is Your Parachute? author Dick Bolles. Users can also connect to a expert JobNow Coach to learn efficient job search strategies, receive expert resume and cover letter writing assistance, practice interview skills online, and more.

VetNow supports your community’s veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance. The Brainfuse VetNow Navigator helps veterans and families understand and apply for
eligible benefits. The VetNow Navigator will be able to answer questions related to benefits eligibility; refer patrons to applicable community resources for housing, healthcare and education benefits.

 


Iowa Workforce Development

IWD is a state agency committed to providing employment services for individual job seekers through our IowaWORKS partnership. Employers and businesses can post jobs, hire veterans and apply for qualifying federal tax credits. IWD continually strives to improve processes and align the organization in such a way to provide effective, demand-driven products and services. IWD staff in Des Moines consists of administrative, labor services, workers’ compensation, labor market information, and the unemployment insurance services staff. The agency also maintains a statewide delivery system of 15 regional, 4 satellite, and 8 expansion offices to provide services to Iowans in communities demonstrating need.


ThoughtCo. Lifelong Learning

At ThoughtCo, we believe that great inspiration begins with a question, and we help 13 million users answer theirs every month. Whether yours is about science and math, humanities and religion, or architecture and the arts, our in-depth articles, written by literature writers, Ph.D.s, and experienced instructors, are designed to give you the answers and information you need in a clear, easy-to-navigate format. So whether you are asking for a class, that next conversation, or just because you want to know, ThoughtCo can help.  Let your curiosity lead the way.