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College and Career Resources: Get Started

College and career related databases and platforms.

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Introduction

This research guide will help you find books, ebooks, articles, audio-visuals and professional / educational web sites related to College and Career.

Starting your research

Articles
Articles from the library's online databases provide you with the most recent, scholarly, peer-reviewed and researched information from journals, magazines and reports in college and career. See the page titled Find Articles for detailed information and links to the article databases. 

Books / eBooks
Use books to get the detailed and historical data and background information on your topic.

Reference books
Use reference books like dictionaries and encyclopedias to get the basic ideas and the exact definition on a topic.

Web Sites
The web can be a great source of digital information hub if you select the right sources. Try using government and educational sites for scholarly  resources. Also try genuine primary information provided by professional organizations. Check out the sites we have added on the page titled Career Exploration / Web Sites of this guide.