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Vocational & Career Collection

A tutorial on how to use one of our EBSCOhost databases: Vocational & Career Collection

About This Guide

EBSCO is a popular library vendor responsible for many of the individual databases in our library's collection. Each EBSCO database contains similar features, formatting, and navigation.  The Vocational & Career Collection is part of our EBSCOhost database collection and contains materials on several careers, human resources, and vocational education.  The materials come from trade and industry publications and are useful in learning more about different career paths.  Source types in this database include:

  • Academic journal articles
  • News articles
  • Periodicals
  • Reference materials
  • Reviews
  • Video files

This guide will walk you through the features of this specific database and can be used as a tutorial for any of the databases from EBSCO.

This guide contains the following:

Shows the basic features of the Vocational & Career Collection and how to conduct a basic search.

Shows the advanced features of the Vocational & Career Collection and how to conduct an advanced search.  It also explains how to use other functions such as search history and search modes.

Instructions on how to use your My EBSCOhost account to save items in the Vocational & Career Collection.

Links and tips for extra assistance.

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We understand that some users may feel more comfortable attending a live instructional session rather than reading through a tutorial. If that applies to you, please register for our Library Research webinar to have a live walk-thru of the information contained in this guide. If you register but cannot attend at the days/times offered, you'll receive a link to the recording of the session!