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ENG 096 DeShong:Career Research: Home

Explore Career & Occupations on the Web.

QVCC Career Center

Newspaper databases

Library Databases

Library's best databases for researching topics in career research.

NOTE: Use "limit to peer review" or "limit to academic journals" to exclude popular magazines and newspapers from the results list.

QVCC Career Center Recommendations

For additional resource visit the QVCC Career Services web page.

Database Search Terms and Search Strategies

Try using the following key words in combination with your chosen career . See examples under Search strategies below.

  • Job forecast
  • Job outlook
  • Job prospects
  • Job satisfaction
  • Job security
  • Job stress
  • Pay equity

Search strategies:  Use AND to combine the one of the  key terms above with the chosen career  job/employment you are looking for

nursing AND job stress 

police officer AND job outlook

Database Tips

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Evidence from Credible Websites

Citing Sources

Need help?

Librarians can help: 860.932.4007, library@qvcc.edu