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Fuller Economic Development Center

The FEDC is a department of the Longview Public Library which offers the following services to the citizens of Longview and its surrounding communities.


Need to fill out a work application online? Want to look into a school or apply for a scholarship? Internet access is available for job, education, and scholarship searches. A one-hour session is available per person per day. No library card is required for Internet access. Internet access is available at the Information Desk. For on-line job testing and applications which require more than an hour to complete, a 2-hour computer in a private office may be arranged by appointment. Please call 360.442.5300 to schedule an appointment.

Career and Job Search Information

Doing a job search? Up-to-date information on job search strategies, interviewing techniques, networking tips, occupations, resumes, cover letters, job requirements, career transitions, and continuing education and apprenticeship/training programs are available in the extensive EJIC book collection.

Educational Information

Looking for schools or money for school? Information on schools, two and four-year colleges, majors, choosing a career, distance learning, studying abroad, scholarships, grants, SAT and GRE test guides, and apprenticeships is available.

Test Preparation Guides

Have you had a successful interview and are now going to be tested? The Fuller Economic Development Center carries numerous test books on a variety of careers to help you prepare. Whether it's the ASVAB, clerical, a health-related field, a civil service job, aptitude, verbal, or math skills, or any other career, EJIC most likely has the test books to help.

Premium Career and Education Databases
Academic OneFile
Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.
BrainFuse HelpNow
Brainfuse HelpNow offers personalized homework help for kids and young adults, as well as citizenship, adult basic education, resume and job skills for adults. Includes one-on-one virtual tutoring, practice tests, and more.
Criminal Justice OneFile
Comprehensive periodical content for researchers studying law, law enforcement, forensic science, terrorism, and more.
Educator's Reference Complete
Gain insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy. Best for educators, administrators, and education students. Gale OneFile.
Gale in Context: College
Gale In Context: College is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Gale OneFile: High School Edition
Search magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference on a range of topics. Best for middle- and high-school students.
Informe Académico
Search across full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines from and about Latin America. Gale One File.
LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)
Linkedin Learning offers over 16,000 courses to help you learn business, creative, and technology skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. If you previously set up a profile on Lynda, your information has been transferred to the new and improved system.
Vocations and Careers OneFile
Research a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job searches and maintaining a career. Gale OneFile.
Career and Education Websites

CareerOneStop: Pathways to Career Success. Careers and career information.
CityTownInfo.com: Contains information on career descriptions, data, and schools.
Education & Training Services at CAP
FinAid: The SmartStudentTM guide to financial aid.
Learn How to Become: Shows educational paths for a variety of careers
Job Central: National labor exchange, searchable by zip code.
How to Become an Apprentice: Info from Washington L&I.
Unemployment Benefits: Info and resources from Washington's Employment Security Department.
USAJOBS: The Federal Government's Official Job Site.
Workforce Explorer Washington: Labor market information and other resources.
Workplace Fairness: Information about job rights and employment issues.
WorkSource Washington: The State's official site for online employment services, searchable by county.


Some of the links in the Longview Public Library website lead to outside web pages that are not under the control of the Library or the City of Longview. The Library encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. The links to outside pages may direct you to sites containing information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. The City of Longview makes no representation concerning the accuracy, copyright compliance or legality of material found via links to outside Web pages. Links or references to other information or organizations do not constitute an endorsement by the City of Longview. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on the Longview Public Library's web site is correct. The information is being provided as a public service, and the City of Longview assumes no liability for any inaccuracies that the web site may contain. Communications sent via the Internet or through this Web page shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of Longview or any of its officers, agents, or employees, where notice to the City is required by any law, rule, regulation, or contract.

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