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Digital Resources: Jobs & Trades

Jobs & Trades


Online auto repair manuals from 1982-present.

NOTE: This database is only available at Garden Grove Main Library.

BrainFuse JobNow & VetNow

Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job seekers and veterans reach their goals.

Building & Construction Trade

Contractor’s, electrical, carpentry, construction, plumbing, alternative energy, HVACR, welding introductions and reference guides.


Automotive repair information for the most popular vehicles from 1940 to the present.


World-class, transformative online learning with over 5,000 courses taught by 200 Industry and University Partners including Duke University, UC Irvine, Google, and Salesforce. Provided by the California State Library.

Data Axle

New, current, closed and historical business database, jobs/internships postings, healthcare physicians and dentist and U.S. consumer/lifestyle listings. 


Over 500 live classes taught by peers who are experts in their field covering physical health, mental health, and more in English, Spanish, Hindi, and Mandarin.  This resource is supported in whole or in part by the California State Library, administered by the  California State Library.

Job Seeker Resources

Locations of One-Stop Centers, Veterans Reemployment Office, Joint Forces Training Base and Workforce Centers in Orange County.

Learning Express Library Complete

Powerful tools and guidance to achieve your career goals. Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics. This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.

LinkedIn Learning

Over 17,000 videos in Business, Technology, and Creative Arts in 7 languages for your computer or mobile device or App. Use “ocpublic” for LibraryID. This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the  California State Library.

OCPL Job Seeker Toolkit

Tips and resources to help you in all steps of the job seeking process.


Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Figure out your next side project, pick up new skills for your days job, or pursue a lifelong passion. It has classes to fit your schedule and skill level.