Business & Careers
Academic Earth features a directory of colleges and universities, their programs, and a directory of online coursework. This resource is funded by ad revenue and offers for-profit services, but it’s free information and search engine on higher education programs could be useful to researching students.
Business Source Complete by EBSCO includes searchable cited references for more than 1,300 journals, detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors in the database, and full-text journals in all disciplines of business. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
CareerOneStop is the main career website sponsored by the United States Department of Labor. It is free to use to search for jobs, obtain career information, and access online tools and resources.
Credo is the ultimate general reference resource for researchers at any level. Includes books on economics, management, The Essential HR Handbook, The Essential Performance Review Handbook, and The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Digital Commons Business is the largest subject repository of open-access scholarship available, provided by scholars and universities. Research subjects include Business Administration, Finance, Management, Law, and more.
Ebook Central by ProQuest contains more than 122,000 eBooks available, including subjects on business management and economics, all for browsing, searching, and downloading.This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
EconBiz offers access to business- and economics-related literature, a calendar of scholarly conferences, a virtual reference desk, and more. While not every resource is available via full-text download, EconBiz offers links to find the texts elsewhere, such as through WorldCat.
EduMed is a website for aspiring medical professionals and assistants, providing links to online programs and schools, information on financial aid and scholarships, and step-by-step insight on becoming a healthcare professional.
GCF Global provides lessons for planning a career, applying for jobs, balancing work life, and getting training for success in the marketplace.
Glassdoor offers free reviews of companies and CEOs, official salaries, and even actual interview questions all provided by employees and former employees of the companies themselves. The site also offers a job aggregator with a search function to find open positions at thousands of companies.
Job Applications contains applications for a variety of companies across the country, all available for download and print.
Job and Career Accelerator from Learning Express is a job search and career exploration resource with more than 1,100 occupations, sample resumes and cover letters, current job and internship postings, and guidance on preparing for and getting a job. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Jobs for Teens HQ offers resume writing tips and a downloadable guide for teenagers as well as tips for interviewing and a general blog on job searching.
LiveCareer offers templates, examples, and tips on resumes and cover letters. It also provides a job search tool and a blog of resources useful for preparing for interviews and learning general knowledge of the workforce, complete with a question-and-answer section.
Novoresume is a resume development service that aids in formatting and creating the perfect resume, but it also offers a free career blog with tips and resources on navigating the job market. This website is a good resource for general, surface-level guidance. A guide for teens with no prior experience may be found by clicking here.
O*NET is a free database sponsored by the United States Department of Labor where users may research a wide variety of occupations, including details on skills and median salary.
Professional Development Collection by EBSCO contains high quality education journals and educational reports useful for researching business topics. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Regional Business News provides full texts for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business publications. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Reference Solutions is the #1 source of information on businesses and people specifically designed for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, and job seekers. Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. A valid library card is required to sign in.
ResumeCoach is a free resource with resume templates, examples, and formats that are useful in creating the perfect resume for users of all ages and skill sets. Additionally, ResumeCoach has a blog with helpful advice and resources to reference for a broader view of the job application process.
Small Business Reference Center by EBSCO contains full-text reference books and periodicals that provide detailed "how-to" instructions to address small business topics such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing a business plan, understanding legal information, and much more. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Vocational and Career Collection by EBSCO provides full-text coverage for more than 340 trade and industry-related periodicals. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Youth at Work is an informational guide by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with details about the rights and responsibilities associated with entering the workforce. The EEOC also provides resources for adults.