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Career Databases

Below, explore several different Gale databases geared toward businesspeople, job seekers, and entrepreneurs!

For tips on using these databases, you can access individual tutorials on the Gale Support site.


Business (Gale OneFile)

Business (Gale OneFile) provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

Entrepreneurship (Gale Business)

Search Entrepreneurship to learn how to plan, fund, start or manage your small business. Resources include: sample business plans, how-to guides, articles, and websites.

Peterson's Career Prep

A comprehensive resource offering personalized assessments focused on a user's interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences. Also includes career videos, an occupational database and career library, military crosswalks, VisualCV Resume Creator, and job search powered by Indeed.

Vocations & Careers (Gale OneFile)

Vocations and Careers aids users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. Vocations and Careers offers hundreds of current and applicable periodicals ranging from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.