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Cover Letters & Resumes: Articles

Resources for writing cover letters and resumes.


The resume and the cover letter writing process is always evolving. Keep up to date by researching databases for recent articles that may offer tips on improving your resume and cover letter. Below, you will find a list of NYPL databases that you can use to search for current articles. 


List of databases that you can use to search for articles about writing cover letters and resumes. All databases are accessible remotely with your NYPL card and PIN. 

Academic Search Premier

Search for articles that may help you write your resume and cover letter using the Academic Search Premier database. Doing a general search by typing "resume writing" in the Basic Search text box will bring up thousands of articles. However, if you want to be specific, do an Advanced Search to retrieve concrete results. After clicking Advanced Search, enter your query resume writing and click the Select A Field drop-down option to the right of the search box to choose TI Title. This will search for articles with the keywords resume writing in their title. Select the Boolean/Phrase search mode, limit your results to full-text articles by clicking on Linked Full Text, and choose a publication date range. Lastly, click on Search