Get the Skills You Need for the 21st-Century Workplace
Whether you’re just starting your career or are seeking to skill up, the Career and Workplace Skills Collection—available through Infobase Learning Cloud—offers more than 160 courses in career skills, workplace preparation, and training in short live-action videos supported by simple assessments to provide you with the competencies you need to get to the next level.
“Learners seek personal and career skills at a higher rate than ever—and need quick access to credible courseware.”—GALLUP 2021
Bite-Size, On-Demand Learning Modules for Building Skills in the Classroom, at Work, and in Life
Infobase Learning Cloud provides upskilling, course authoring, and professional development solutions to meet the evolving needs of your institution. With a vast digital learning library plus the option to create custom courses, this cloud-based platform provides the online educational resources members of your community need to be confident and successful.
Users benefit from self-paced learning modules; comprehensive video educational content; and secure digital tools specifically tailored for your institution in a proven Learn It then Prove It methodology. Learners have the option to demonstrate what they have learned through self-guided assessments for each module or concept and can also use successful course completion to earn certification or CEU credit.
With an outcome-based learning framework that helps learners of all levels advance skills, practice what they know, and share and assess new ideas, Infobase Learning Cloud offers the content, tools, and training all members of your community need to advance in the classroom, at work, and in their lives.
With Infobase Learning Cloud, you can:
Infobase Learning Cloud’s methodology:
Infobase Learning Cloud offers the content, tools, and training that students, teachers, and staff need for professional and personal advancement.
All members of the campus community—including students, faculty, and staff—will benefit from the content, tools, and training Infobase Learning Cloud provides.
With Infobase Learning Cloud, library staff and patrons have unlimited, simultaneous access to online learning resources on the most popular software topics and in-demand soft skills. Patrons and library staff alike will find hundreds of courses and thousands of videos across a broad range of subject areas appealing to all ages and skill levels, from beginners learning new technology or devices to professional users expanding their skills.
Keep your organization on the cutting edge and your employees at their best by offering professional development resources with certificates of completion and badging. Infobase Learning Cloud has the content, tools, and technology for employee upskilling, with hundreds of courses on technology training, career skills, and more for professional development.
"I really enjoyed this video series. The lessons were short and full of great information... What a great resource and so comprehensive….[I]t will be such a great tool to help my students stay abreast of their assignments, use the tools to gain more information, and upload worksheets in case they misplace them."
“Overall, it was an easy and fast class to go through. I have already recommended it to other teachers...It was very simple and easy to use.”
“Learning Cloud was super easy to navigate and learn from, with a helpful guide and organized structure. I loved how I was able to test and share my understanding with the DoIt, ShareIt, and ProveIt functions! I learned a lot from my Learning Cloud Module, and enjoyed exploring the many other Pathways available.”
Since 1996, Vault has been providing in-depth career intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how candidates can position themselves to launch and build the careers of their dreams. Vault’s company rankings, employer profiles, verified employee reviews, guides, and internships deliver relevant content aimed at individual career seekers that will support them during every step of their career journeys.
Vault aims to give all career seekers, regardless of their background, access to the best possible career insights, expert advice, and connections. It empowers career seekers to navigate their careers from a position of strength, knowledge, and assurance by providing them with access to employers, career guides, and other unique resources they will actually use because they’re built with verified know-how.
Company Rankings and Profiles
Every year, Vault surveys nearly 100,000 young professionals to identify which employers are most in demand. Vault’s expert editors compile in-depth company profiles and rank companies based on prestige, diversity, quality of life, and overall experience in order to give students and other job seekers an unbiased look at the best places to work. Vault provides detailed information on 1,200+ professions and more than 4,500 companies in more than 150 industries, covering education requirements, skill requirements, salaries, advancement prospects, and more. Its influential rankings, ratings, and reviews of thousands of top employers and hundreds of internship programs are regularly featured and cited by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Fortune, Money, and countless other news outlets.
Career Guides & Advice
Vault publishes numerous employer, career, internship, résumé, and interviewing guide books that students and alumni can access and download directly from its website, with new and updated guides added regularly. With Vault’s guides, students can gain nuanced insights and resources that level the playing field, no matter what profession they’re passionate about. Forbes calls Vault’s guides “CliffsNotes for Careers”!
The Vault Law section helps legal jobseekers find the employers and career paths that best fit their values and goals. The Vault Law team has been providing law students, laterals, and other legal professionals with intel on the nation’s top law firms since 1996. Legal jobseekers will find:
Empower your students, during and after college, with the career intelligence they need to build the careers they want. Hundreds of prestigious university career centers and educational institutions rely on Vault Campus to help students and alumni find jobs and internships, prepare for interviews, and access the career tools and exclusive insight needed for employment decisions.
Companies wanting to attract the best and brightest new talent in a variety of fields can add customized company profiles to Vault to highlight what makes their companies exceptional places to work. Written by our expert editors and researchers, these authentic and nuanced profiles show how your company fits in and stands out.
Companies can also register for Vault’s internship rankings program. Vault’s rankings are viewed by 8 million young job seekers every year, and Vault surveys nearly 100,000 students and young professionals annually to identify who they want to work for and why. Vault’s extensive network spans hundreds of campuses and universities as well, offering many opportunities to share your message with students and alumni who would be assets to your company. Additional Vault surveys cover the law, banking, accounting, and consulting industries.
Each year, Vault ranks the Top Internship Programs across 30+ categories, including:
Vault’s internship surveys and rankings:
“The best place on the web to prepare for a job search.”
Forbes calls Vault Guides “CliffsNotes for Careers”
With a vivid and appealing design, Access Video On Demand’s fully responsive, mobile-friendly platform provides patrons with the content, tools, speed, and performance that today’s online experience demands. It’s the must-have video resource for patrons and learners of all ages, cord cutters, DIYers, library programming, and more.
Access Video On Demand offers public libraries an expansive, patron-friendly collection of thousands of high-quality videos that complement and enhance your library’s content offerings. We bring your patrons exceptional content from around the world that they may never have had the opportunity to see: from Oscar®, Emmy®, and Peabody Award-winning documentaries, to how-to programs that make life easier and richer, top-quality performances spanning the arts, biographies of history-makers past and present, a variety of TV shows and movies, and more.
“On a recent trip to London I was staying in an apartment without a television…. I decided to try my home library and Access Video On Demand….There were so many programs available that I was able to watch. The programs available on Access Video On Demand made my downtime all the better.”
“…for perennial topics of interest, this is valuable material in an easy-to-use format.”
“…the excitement is instantaneous and the content is really great…I would wholeheartedly recommend it.”
“This is quality material. The videos are useful, engrossing, and on-target for the audience, and the breadth of the subject matter is considerable.”
The Essential Career Research Database—Job Profiles, Skills, and Resources
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is an award-winning reference database for lifelong career exploration and planning. It offers a wealth of resources for users to assess their career goals and interests, plan their education, learn workplace skills, find apprenticeships and internships, conduct a job search, and much more. It provides users with clean, fast access to core content; a fully responsive design; a seamless multimedia experience; unparalleled, up-to-date information; proprietary directories of apprenticeships and internships; and financial aid and school search databases.
For students choosing a career path, graduates entering the workforce, or professionals changing careers, Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center supports users at every step of their career journey.
Take a FREE TRIAL of Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center today.
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center’s advice and resources on apprenticeships provides the perfect starting point for anyone seeking to research, find, and apply for an apprenticeship. Watch this brief video where Ferguson’s editor-in-chief James Chambers gives you a tour of the content you can find on apprenticeships in Ferguson’s.
“…provides much of what’s important for career development…recommended…all-encompassing.”
“…covers a lot of ground…straightforward and powerful interface…Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a gold standard…”
“…highly current…Industry overviews and career descriptions are extensive and well written…Recommended.”
“…recommend the thorough, user-friendly, really peerless Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center to libraries serving job-seekers of all ages. Indispensable for high-school, academic, and public libraries.”
“…convenient, user-friendly…Public libraries, academic institutions, and career counseling offices should find it especially useful…”
“…an effective and searchable fact-finding and career decision-making tool…well-organized…Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a well-designed resource that is useful for career research at any level. Highly recommended…”
“…an excellent resource for job seekers who need assistance with résumés, cover letters, and interviews.”
“…provides users with in-depth information…”
“…comprehensive…featur[es] a wide range of authoritative content that is easily accessible and well organized…presents information in a very straightforward manner…”
“Navigation of the uncluttered screens is straightforward, the writing is uniformly clear, and the breadth of coverage is unsurpassed. Depth of coverage for a career or vocational choice…is just about everything one could ask of a comprehensive career source…highly recommended…”
“…provides quick career guidance…Recommended.”
“Best College & Career Readiness Solution” category
All the Tools Necessary to Write and Research Effectively
Writer’s Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, this indispensable online resource thoroughly covers the fundamentals of quality writing, provides a wealth of vocabulary-building dictionaries, and presents a step-by-step guide to writing a good essay. An in-depth grammar section defines grammatical terms and gives examples of use, while another section explores writing style. Writing resources teach users how best to revise their work, and the intuitive design allows users to find relevant information quickly through customizable searches and browsing.
“…a solid source for…undergraduate libraries.”
“…an intuitive interface…user-friendly features…Recommended.”
“…attractive…provides a wealth of information on basic writing skills and tools…Recommended.”
“This excellent collection of tools will be an invaluable asset for students.”
“For literary criticism, author information, and writing help,…Writer’s Reference Center is key.”
This unique collection includes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, masterpieces from the mid-20th century, and contemporary films from around the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. Perfect even beyond film studies classes, these titles bring value to programs in multicultural studies, political science, history, world languages, and more.
Some World Cinema titles contain mature themes or content; viewer discretion is advised.
All foreign language films are accompanied by English subtitles. Using the Custom Segment tool, faculty and students may create customized segments of specific scenes from a film, which can be embedded, shared, and saved. Some World Cinema titles contain mature themes or content; viewer discretion is advised.
Films Sans Frontières