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STR 050 - Smart Start Student Success - Spring 2019

This guide will help you locate reliable information on a wide variety of careers, in both print and online sources.

Career Development Research Guide

Do you want to investigate a career more thoroughly? Are you interested in learning more about resume and interviewing skills, or in looking at current job listings? Check out the Career Development Resources Guide below:

Use Search It! -- the STLCC Libraries discovery tool

Try Search It! to search for career-related books, ebooks, articles, dvds and more. Search It! is a consolidated search tool (discovery service) that allows you to search the Library Catalog, library guides, and many databases (50+) simultaneously. Learning how to refine/filter your search results is key to getting the most out of Search It! Try it out by using the "Refine Results" menu on the left side of any search results page. Scroll down this page to see an example of a search results page in Search It!  Remember, you can always Ask a Librarian for help. 

Search It! - example of refine/filter menu for search results

Try a keyword search; some examples:  nursing career   /   career advic  /
service career*   /  lawyer and career  /  career success

​The following screen result shows the "Refine Results" menu to the left of a keyword search results page: nursing and career advice

​NOTE: Source Types is circled in red below. There are other ways to filter/refine search results, but these are commonly used.

Refine Results

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000