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Author: Crystal Miller

Beyond Veterans Day: Information and resources for veterans and their families all year long

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller Yesterday was Veterans Day, a federal holiday to honor and pay our respects to all the people who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Day is always on November 11 and was originally called Armistice Day to honor the end of major conflicts in World War I, which happened […]

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Filling out the FAFSA with live online assistance from HelpNow

Posted in Explore and Discover on October 8, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller Attention current and soon-to-be college students! HelpNow has live tutors offering free assistance with your FAFSA. FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This program offered by the federal government offers more than $150 billion to help students pay for college and vocational training. When you fill out […]

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Job seekers find help with new enhancements from Testing & Education Reference Center

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on August 5, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller If you are on the hunt for a new job, sprucing up your resume, or looking for tools to help you explore a career change, the resources in our Digital Library can help you find the success you’re looking for. You probably already know about digital resources JobNow and Data Axle Reference […]

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Resources for nonprofit organizations

Posted in Business and Careers, News on June 22, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller The library offers free resources and training to anyone involved with or interested in starting a nonprofit organization. You will find a variety of digital resources and services to help you find success with your nonprofit organization. You can enhance your soft skills, search for funding from grantmakers, and learn to use […]

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JobNow helps job seekers with resumes, interviewing techniques, and career changes

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on May 21, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller With alarming rates of employees being laid off or furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no surprise that many people are concerned about employment security, unemployment, and their future careers. If you or someone you know are looking for resources to help with a job search, our digital resource JobNow can […]

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Helplines and crisis resources

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on April 27, 2020 at 9:30 am

BY CRYSTAL MILLER The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has put many people in a state of crisis. Crisis covers many aspects of life: financial, emotional, physical, and mental, among others. For some, the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order from Gov. Inslee has heightened tensions among housemates and, in some cases, increased the level of abuse and […]

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Digging for accuracy: How information literacy helps you uncover the facts

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on April 14, 2020 at 6:00 am

BY CRYSTAL MILLER In the digital age, we are bombarded with news articles, ads, and memes—all trying to convey some kind of information. Deciphering which pieces of news are legitimate and unbiased takes some skills that we can all learn. These skills are especially important right now, as we are being inundated with news, possible […]

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