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Career and Employment
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.
This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Learning Express Library offers practice tests and exercises for academic and licensing tests including the SAT, GRE, LSAT, real estate, citizenship, ESL and more, as well as academic skills exercises for students in elementary, middle, high school and college. Free registration is required.
Extensive information on careers, interest assessment, and job searching. Resume builder, including model resumes and a list of "action words." Free user registration required.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. A subscription to The Chronicle includes access to all of this Web site and to Academe Today, our daily e-mail newsletter.
Contains documetnaries and educational films in many subject areas.