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Career & Job Search Information: Articles


Use the following indexes and databases to find magazine and newspaper articles on career information:

Academic Search Complete. (EBSCO) Provides full text for more than 4,650 publications in the world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database. 

Business Source Premier. (EBSCO) Provides full text for nearly 8,350 scholarly business journals and other sources in the world’s largest full text business database. 

Newspaper Source Plus.  (EBSCO) Includes more than 700 full-text regional, national, and international newspapers, providing more than 33 million full-text articles.

The following search terms may lead you to informative articles:

  • Occupations
  • Professions
  • Vocational guidance
  • Résumés Employment
  • Employment Interviewing

Boolean search for names of specific careers,such as    "engineering AND employment"    or   "engineering AND vocational guidance"

Articles listed will include the title and author of the article, the name of the magazine in which the article appears, the pages and the date of issue, and usually the full text of the article. If the article is not full text, you may check to see if Las Positas Library owns the magazine or newspaper in the Las Positas College Library Catalog