GCPL Business Resources
The Lilburn head librarian, Melissa Grammont, shared with us an overview of the tremendous resources available at the library that are helpful for business owners. Most of these resources will be located in the Digital Resources section of their website, www.gwinnettpl.org. You will need your library card and pin to access the online items.
Ebooks and audiobooks
The Libby app is the resource for accessing ebooks and audiobooks. Beginning May 1st, Overdrive will be discontinued.
Classes and Learning
Linkedin Learning offers thousands of video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills.
Treehouse is an interactive online learning platform that teaches you how to code, develop websites and apps. There maybe a waitlist to use this application.
Available 24/7, Gale Courses provides more than 360 six-week long, online programs taught by college instructors. New courses begin each month, and lessons are assigned twice a week, enhanced with images, videos, and games to support varied learning styles. Users will enjoy a self-paced learning environment and engagement with fellow students and instructor through weekly discussion boards.
Your library can enrich lives by providing diverse learning opportunities with classes that support:
Business professionals – with communication, entrepreneurship, human resources, management, manufacturing, and marketing offerings
Computer and technology – suiting skill levels from beginner to advanced in software, computer applications, web design, and programming
Parenting, language & arts, hobbies, and more – a wide array of personal enrichment subjects with something for everyone
Health and wellness offerings – certifications in topics from mental health and aging to pain management and nutrition
Reference USA is a premier business and consumer reference and research tool offering instant real-time access to in-depth information on millions of US businesses and more.
Learning Labs and Tech
The Learning Labs are a great place to enjoy the capabilities of often expensive equipment and software. Here you could, for example, take high quality images for use on a website or produce a video. Equipment varies depending on the branch.
Did you know you can book a Meeting or Study Room? These rooms can be used for business meetings.
Want more ideas? You can always Book a Librarian for detailed information.