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New Online Newspaper Resource Available through JJML

The library has recently acquired Newspaper Source Plus, an online database providing a full text digital collection of the world’s major news content. The database contains comprehensive full-text for major newspapers such as Christian Science Monitor, Irish Times (Ireland), San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others. In addition, Newspaper Source Plus features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts, including ABC News (American Broadcasting Company), ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), CBC Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS, and more.
You can access Newspaper Source Plus in the library as well as from home with your library card barcode and password. Check it out! https://www.johnjermain.org/OnlineReference.html


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Recruitment Event – Wednesday February 11, 2015

usejobsIf you’re looking for a job or know someone who is, check out the onsite recruitment event at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center.  TruGreen will be recruiting for several positions.  The Employment Center is located at 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY and will take place on Wednesday, February 11th  from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  For details go to: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Labor/events.aspx


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Job and Internship Fair for Students Ages 16 to 25

The Southampton Youth Bureau will be hosting a Job and Internship Fair on Tuesday May 15th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The Fair will be held at Hampton Bays Community Center and is free to all participants. For more information call 631-702-2425 or visit www.southamptontownny.gov/youthbureau.


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BE PREPARED for your job search !

Come to the Library and check out the latest books on resume writing, interview techniques and  job hunting.  Here are some of the great books you'll find:  Same-Day Resume,  Gallery of Best Resumes, Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without a Four-Year Degree, Get Hired Now!, Perfect Phrases for the Perfect Interview, Next-Day Interview, 101 Smart Questions to Ask on Your Interview, 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions,  Sweaty Palms: The Neglected Art of Being Interviewed, Conquering Today's Changing Job Market and Soaring On Your Strengths.


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Looking for a job?

Check out the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.  They offer free job search services including: use of phones, fax machines and copiers, assistance with resume preparation, career counseling, job placement assistance and much more. For more information call 853-6600 in Hauppauge or our Reference Desk at 725-0049 x 26.