careers Databases

Academic Search Complete  +

Academic Search Complete contains indexing and full text for 9100 journals. 7100 of these journals are peer-reviewed scholarly titles. This collection provides both popular and scholarly journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies. Academic Search Complete is a great resource for general research.

Academic Video Online  +

Academic Video Online is a collection of full-length streaming videos. The disciplines/collections included in Academic Video are: American History, Counseling & Therapy, Dance, Education, Ethnography & Archeology, Opera, Theater, World History, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Ethnic Studies, Health & Health Care, Criminal Justice & Law, World Languages & Literature, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Psychology, Science, Women & Gender Studies. Also included in the subscription are full transcripts of each video program that are keyword searchable, easy playlist and clip making functionality, permanent embeddable URLs for easy use in online courses.

Career Information System  +
To use the Illinois Career Information System from off-campus, click on the IL Residents tab to register .

Career Information System (CIS) offers regional, state and national information about occupations, schools, financial aid, and job searches.

O*Net (Dictionary Of Occupational Titles Online)  +

Allows users to find detailed information on over 950 occupations, search for occupations that use skills, look at related occupations, view occupation snapshots, and connect to other on-line career information resources.

Reference USA  +

U.S. company information searchable by name, address, ZIP code, SIC code, and yellow page directory listing. Allows 300 prints or downloads per search.

Best Bet Vocational Biographies  +
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A collection of "day in the life" stories of people in a variety of professions.