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FEBRUARY 16, 2010
An award-winning resource from JCPL's Online Library

Job seekers, check out JCPL's Database of the Month, Optimal ResumeOptimal Resume was just voted the number one career tool in the U.S. Department of Labor's "Tools for America's Job Seekers Challenge."

Optimal Resume is available free with a valid Jefferson County Public Library card.  Use it to create professional-looking resumes and cover letters, take skills assessments, practice for interviews and much more.

To access Optimal Resume and other great online resources, visit our homepage at http://jeffcolibrary.org, Click Research Tools, and then click Subscription Databases A-Z.

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FEBRUARY 11, 2010
Keep up with the Winter Olympics with JCPL's Online Library

The 2010 Winter Olympics are about to start in Vancouver and many of us will be trying to keep up with new developments or follow a particular event.  Fortunately, the library has added a 2010 Winter Olympics Subject Guide on our website.  This page collects web resources on the Olympics and Paralympics, news coverage of the games, information about travel to and around Vancouver and more.  You can visit and bookmark this page by visiting our homepage, http://jeffcolibrary.org.  Next click Research Tools, then look for 2010 Winter Olympics under the "Featured" topics.  

For information on other sports or sporting events, check out our Sports/Recreation guide, also available from the Research Tools page.  It provides general information and features upcoming events year round.

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FEBRUARY 4, 2010
What Happened to My Library Account Info?
You may have noticed that when you log in to "My Library Account" some of the informtion you're used to seeing isn't there, such as how many items you have on hold or how many items you have checked out. You're probably wondering what's going on. 

The Library recently updated our circulation software and that has revealed some unforseen issues like the ones mentioned above. Our IT staff are aware of the problem and are working to resolve it as soon as possilble.

In the meantime, we hope you continue to enjoy the materials, programs and services that JCPL provides.

 

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FEBRUARY 1, 2010
How Much Do You Love Your Library?
We know you love us – you’re coming to us in greater numbers than ever before and checking out record numbers of materials – but, now is your opportunity to share just how much you value your library.

JCPL and the Jefferson County Library Foundation are hosting a “I Love My Library” campaign during the month of February that will allow you to visibly demonstrate your support of the Library.

There are five simple ways you can share your love of public libraries – and you could even win a prize! More…
 

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