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College [Gale In Context]

This user-friendly portal offers a wide array of reference books, magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) [EBSCOhost]

Provides access to education literature and resources and contains more than 1.3 million records.

Job & Career Accelerator [EBSCO LearningExpress]

Includes resume and letter builders with tips and samples, occupation explorer with interest assessments, millions of job and internship postings, interviewing advice, college finder, and a secure personalized dashboard.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and veterinarians. Revised annually, the latest version contains employment projections for the 2018-28 decade.

PrepSTEP [EBSCO LearningExpress]

Online learning platform with tutorials, practice tests, and e-books for self-guided skill building preparing for high-stakes exams like high school equivalency, college admissions, and occupational licensing.

Primary Search  [EBSCOhost]

Full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

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