NOTE: Please do not contact us to add resources to the website unless they are local organizations and of no cost to patron and community members.

Brainfuse JobNow

JobNow™ provides live online assistance for job seekers including live interview coaching, a resume lab, career resources, and other tools for job-seekers. Users can brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches and can also submit their resumes any time through the JobNow Resume Lab. A job coach will send it back within 24 hours with detailed feedback and suggestions for improvement. Additionally, users are able to download resume templates, or browse resources for producing better resumes.

Gale Peterson’s Test Prep
Peterson’s Test Prep helps users prepare for the GED, SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, the military, and more. Peterson’s Test Prep also includes in-depth information on college programs and tuition assistance, as well as resume and interviewing advice. This resource provides financial aid tools to help students and parents plan, budget, and identify college-funding resources. Within Peterson’s Test Prep, users can also access practice vocational tests and courses, such as civil service exams, radiography technician exam, paramedic prep exam, certified dental assistant exam, and more.


The Southern Tier Library System and New York State provides the following databases for public use on their website. Below are a few examples of what is available to you, but visit their website to view the full list.

Gale Academic OneFile – Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources.
Gale Academic OneFile Select – Resource for academic research includes scholarly journals and selected general interest titles in a wide variety of subjects.
Agriculture Collection – Discover a comprehensive periodical collection supporting research in agriculture and related fields.
Brittanica Academic – Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
Brittanica School – A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities.  Available at three levels–elementary, middle, and high.
Brittanica Escolar – Accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish.  Available at two levels—primary and secondary.
Business Insights: Essentials – Includes company profiles, industry reports and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers.
Consumer Health Complete – This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese versions are also available. LOGIN: stls20 PASSWORD: @library1
Diversity Studies – A must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, the Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.
Health & Medicine – Full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources.
Literacy Reference Center – This full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. LOGIN: stls20 PASSWORD: @library1
New York State Newspapers – A full-text newspaper database that includes various NYS newspapers.
Teacher Reference Center – Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 200 peer-reviewed journals that cover a variety of topics of interest to teachers. LOGIN: stls20 PASSWORD: @library1


Visit our Employment Resources page for guides on resume and cover letter writing, and a list of locations where you can search for jobs in our local area.

Addiction Resources

Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County
Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS)
Drug Abuse Hotline
Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency (FLACRA)
NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS)
NYS Treatment Resources
Rehab Centers in Schuyler County, NY via