This resource outlines 80 majors and includes typical employers that hire students in each field and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Note the links to four categories: Professional Associations, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Miscellaneous Career Sites and Job Postings.
The OOH includes detailed information on close to 600 occupations, including job description, work environment, training and education, and projected job growth.
O*NET contains information on hundreds of occupations and is continually updated.
The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides access to records for over 1,200,000 children's books (from baby board books to nonfiction and novels for young adults), more than 300,000 reviews, and information on prizes and awards that the books have won.
Original, comprehensive analysis on political and social issues in the news. Note: When finished using CQ Researcher, please click on the "Log Out" option at the top right corner of the screen.
Education in Video is an online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. It includes teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.
This database contains more than 850,000 annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly RIE and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education.
Provides access to and information about school reform initiatives in the state of Illinois, including local initiatives, as well as national school reform efforts at the kindergarten through grade 12 levels. Each site has been reviewed and annotated by a member of the Illinois Cooperative Collection Management Program.
LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
The Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information for professional educators. It includes abstract and index coverage for over 595 professional development titles and searchable full text for 516 journals covering the most current topics in the field of education.
The Chronicle is published online every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
This database allows you to search by zip code or city for social service agencies and organizations serving adults and children.