Jobs and Careers

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Jobs and Careers

Whether you’re looking for your first real-world job, hoping to expand your career, or strengthening your skill set, the Upper Arlington Public Library can help you find what you’re looking for with our resources.

In this subject guide, you will find a sampling of these extensive resources.

Also, check out our Online Learning Subject Guide for more recommendations on sources for developing job and technology skills.

Teens: Check out our Job Help for Teens subject guide for information specifically geared towards you.

Note: In addition to resources outlined below, all UA Library locations have internet computers for public use (equipment & software information), scanners, black-and-white and color printing, and free Wi-Fi access. Faxing service is also available at all of our locations.

Indexes / Databases

The following are subscriptions provided to UA Library patrons free of charge with your card number and PIN.  Please note: Links to our databases open in a new window or tab in your browser.

AtoZ Databases – This database is great for doing research on a company when applying and interviewing for a job. It also includes a job search feature.

Reference Solutions – Formerly ReferenceUSA, this database is another resource for company research, and also includes a job-search function.

Columbus Dispatch Archives and Today’s Paper – Search Columbus Dispatch for news related to local companies, businesses and industries to assist you in your current or future career.

Business Source Premier – Another source for company and industry research; includes national company and industry profiles.

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep – Find resources to help you with your next step in your career, with test prep materials for licensing, civil service, and academic exams, job search tools, and tutorials on Microsoft office software and basic skill improvement.

Career Information Center – This reference ebook provides information on careers in the United States, for whatever stage you are in. It includes career pathways and detailed job profiles to help you plan your future.

Check out the entire list of UAPL’s databases and eBooks related to Education and Careers.

Reference Resources

The Reference Department of the Main Library is home to several resources always available for use to help aid patrons in finding information on jobs and careers. See a librarian for help locating these materials. Some of the titles include:




Hoping to write a stronger resume? Not sure how to start your job search? Here are some links chosen by our Reference staff to help point you in the right direction:

Search Starters

Continue your research by seeing what UAPL has in its collection on subjects related to Jobs and Careers.

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