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Learn how to find books, articles, and other resources that can help you research a career field or college.

Researching Careers and Colleges

Whether you are trying to find colleges, or want to learn more about a career, this guide can help you.

  • Want to find COLLEGES by size, location, or other factors? Are you interested in learning more about a specific school?  Click on College Resources on the left.

  • Prepare for ACT, SAT, and other exams
  • Review math, writing, and science skills
  • Learn classroom success skills
  • Use tutorials, practice sets, and eBooks   


  • Want to learn what education and training are required for a particular CAREER? What other aspects of an occupation you are curious about? Peruse the resources on this page or take a look under the Trades and Skilled Workers tab for careers in manufacturing, technology, energy and healthcare. 

  • Learn about careers like Culinary Arts, Law Enforcement, Nursing, and Teaching.
  • Prepare for an occupational exam, including Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, Emergency Medical Services, Plumbing, and the Military Flight Aptitude Test
  • Learn Internet Basics

Databases for Career Research