Featured Career Databases


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O'NET Online Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!  
Occupational Outlook Handbook Provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; similar occupations; and sources of additional information, for 334 occupational profiles covering about 84 percent of the jobs in the economy.  This handbook is populated by information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  
Academic Search Complete Contains both scholarly and popular content. An excellent source for most research assignments. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
Vocational and Career Collection 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. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
Other Career Databases
CareerOne Stop Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice.  
CollegeSource Comprehensive archival PDF college catalog collection from 1994 to the present featuring 43,876 college catalogs in the US and other non-US colleges that are 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional, and international schools.  36,800,000 course descriptions are provided.  
Cypress Resume You can effortlessly create a professional resume and cover letter easily using this resource.  Over 100,000 professions are represented in Cypress Resume by over 1,100 core task groups.  (Requires login using your Harrington Library Consortium Library card number and PIN. If you do not know your PIN, check with the HLC library that issued your card. View this list showing member libraries.)  
Job and Career Accelerator Assess work-related interests and suitable careers, explore over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles, find jobs and internships from over 5 million listings, prepare professional resumes and cover letters, and organize, manage, and track the entire process.  
USA Jobs The Federal government's official job list. Shown are employment search, information center, veteran information, and forms.  
Work in Texas Real jobs from real companies. Updated daily. Only verified, open positions at top companies.  


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