Job and Career

Online Services

Facts on File
When homework assignments require research, search here for information about science, history, geography, health or careers.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Take research to the next level and search reference books at the tip of your keyboard. These electronic reference books offer unlimited access and cover a wide variety of topics and subjects from Arts and Humanities to Business and Science.

Available 24/7 and 100% reliable. Find high quality information covering subjects such as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature and popular fiction. Includes Reference USA. Funded by New Jersey State Library.

Job & Career Accelerator
Explore occupations, search for jobs, create resumes and cover letters, and discover strategies for successful interviewing and networking in this all-in-one online resource from Learning Express. Funded by New Jersey State Library.

Reference USA
ReferenceUSA contains detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses. Jobseekers, students or researchers will find this database easy to search – whether by name, size, location and more. Funded by New Jersey State Library.


State of New Jersey – Employment Resources
Job search resources, information on job fairs and career centers.

The Federal government’s official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
Search for jobs and post your resume.
Search for jobs, post your resume and explore other career tools. Created in 1999, is one of the largest job search engines.

Simply Hired
Searches several job sites at once.
Articles, links and guidance on organizing your search.
This site is designed as a supplement to the 2009 edition of What Color Is Your Parachute?

Guidance on creating a job search strategy and organizing your job search to be more effective. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.
Simple search page with access to millions of job listings.

Career Guidance and Search Strategy

Career Information Center
9th ed., 2007
This 13-volume set presents the tasks involved, skills required and potential employment possibilities for jobs in the U.S. today. Direct access through the Gale Virtual Reference Library; when prompted, enter your library card number.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills and more than 48,000 resource entries. Access through Facts on File; when prompted, enter your library card number.

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