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Career Exploration and Development

Library Databases and Web Links for Job and Career Planning

What is a LibGuide?

What is a LibGuide?

Think of a LibGuide as a "digital handout" that pulls together specific information in one convenient place.

How do I use a LibGuide?

left arrow LINK to LibGuide PAGES which are stacked in the column on the left. Some PAGES may have subpages stacked below the main page. Page BOXES will also appear below the main page. Click on a box or..

down arrowSCROLL down a PAGE to view LibGuide BOXES

Know Yourself

thinking of ideas light bulb iconThe key to job success and satisfaction is understanding what type of work situation is the best fit for you.


  • What type of work do you want to do?
  • What type of role do you want to play on a team and within a company or organization?
  • What type of people do you like to work with?

The more you understand about your personal needs and goals the more fine tuned you’ll be when applying for and finding the work that's right for you. Common sense says you will do best at the thing you really like to do!

The 10-min. video "Career Evaluation" found in Western Library's Films on Demand databases discusses how to find a job with work requirements that match YOUR interests, skills, education, training, values, and lifestyle.

To find other videos about careers, do a Keyword Search  for "Careers" in general, or a specific career or job you are interested in exploring.


  • watch the Full Video or individual Segments
  • read a Transcription of the Full Video or individual Segments
  • use the citation Citations Tool (Cite ") and copy/paste it into a paper, project, or presentation
  • send (Share)  a link to the video to yourself or someone else and access it with your Western ID


How to Use Western Library Online

How to Use Western Library Databases

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