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JOB LINK: The Library/County Connection That Counts

ByDorothy Puryear

SUMMARY. JOB LINK, an innovative I & R mutation at Nassau Library System, is a computerized job-listing service for youth. It is the library system's contribution to the collaborative efforts of the county government, business, education and non-profit community organizations, to address a paradoxical problem: the labor shortage for entry-level and service jobs which exists concurrently with youth unemployment.