ISM Links

Ms. Grandell

Print Materials

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Websites

Use the Website Evaluation Checklist to evaluate these and other online sources.

Databases

Gale Cengage

  • Click the link (not the check box) for “General One File” and choose “subject guide search” at the top.
  • Enter “Occupations” as the search term for general occupational information and statistics.
  • Enter the career (ex: “optometrists”) for detailed, specific information. Pay careful attention to the suggested search terms while you are typing a career.
  • Make sure “full text” is checked under the search box and click magnifying glass/search bar.
  • Click “subdivisions” under any subject to see links to articles about specific subjects pertaining to career.


EBSCO Host

  • Choose EbscoHost Web.
  • Scroll down and choose the Vocational and Career Collection.
  • Type your career in the search box.
  • You can refine your result by clicking full text (always do this) or peer reviewed only. You can also refine by publication date.

OR


  • Choose Student Research Center.
  • Choose “Careers” in the search by topic menu.
  • Type your career or search term in the search box.
  • You can narrow your search by subject (suggested!) or publication on the left.


ProQuest

  • Choose Proquest (red icon) at the bottom.
  • Choose the Education and Career icon under the search bar.
  • Click full text next to the search bar.
  • Type in your career paying close attention to the suggested search terms that pop up.
  • You can refine your search by publication date and source type. You can also choose to view only peer-reviewed items with the check box by the search box


To access databases at home, log in to Mackin Via with the username and password provided by your librarian.