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Career Services: Databases from Home

This guide is designed to assist you through career planning with helpful links to online resources. The following sources in this guide are good places to begin your research.

Database Research Appointment with a Librarian


Make an appointment with a business librarian to assist you with our databases. When making the appointment please notify the librarian on your research goal by writing in the topic you need assistance with such as resumes, interviewing, career path, business plan research etc.

Book an Appointment with a Business Librarian

NYPL Databases

Access these databases with the use of your library card. Don't have a library card? New York residents can get a library card through the SimplyE app.

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Brainfuse JobNow provides support for job-seekers through live resume building, career coaching, interview preparation, and much more. Get more with Live coaches who are only a click away to provide expert analysis from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM EST. 

Career Cruising offers resume samples, career guides, access to college and scholarship information, and ways to assess your transferable skills and learning styles.

Career Insider (Vault) offers career guides, industry guides, company and employer profiles, articles, resume guides and more. Find industry overviews, career paths, salary ranges, industry outlooks, and more. Temporary remote access with a library card. Premier career and job resource. Note: Library users must create an account with their name and email address.

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academia.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is an online library of reference titles for multidisciplinary research, including texts relating to American and world history, biography, health, the arts, business, travel, religion, and multicultural studies.

Learning Express  provides online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages in job search and workplace skills improvement; building skills in reading, writing, math, and basic science; career certification; licensure exam prep; college and grad school entrance test prep; G.E. D® test prep; and more. provides video training tutorials in various skills, including Microsoft, Adobe, HTML, resumes, salary negotiation, interviewing skills, business writing, and many more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook offers information on hundreds of different types of jobs, and the training or education required to do them.

Data Axle - (Previously Reference USA) provides addresses, sales information, executives, for over 11 million U.S. Now includes job listings. **Patrons should read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of this resource before searching.

Vocations and Careers OneFile (Gale) aids users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, searching for jobs, and maintaining a career.

You can also visit the Career Services Facebook page to view previously recorded career/job search seminars offered by industry experts. You don't have to join Facebook to view the recordings


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