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Careers Research: Finding Resources

Research Challenge

At the end of this workshop (6-minute video), you will:

  1. Find magazine/journal articles, books, and websites on your topic.
  2. Evaluate and provide a summary of a source.
  3. Compile an annotated bibliography (citation & your summary paragraph)

Research Challenge Worksheet | Research Challenge Help
Annotated Bibliography Template (3-min video)
What Goes in My Annotated Bibliography?
Citation Machine (choose APA or MLA)


O#Net Online

Occupational Outlook Handbook (video)
Use the Search Handbook box to find information

APA: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2019, December 4). Flight attendants. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Dept of Labor. Retrieved from

MLA: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Librarians." Occupational Outlook Handbook,  U.S. Dept of Labor, 2 July 2018, 

Using Google and Applying the CRAAP Test video

Local infoHawaiʻi Jobs Explorer

Find Journal Articles

Vocational & Career database (video): For career articles.
EBSCO Academic Search Complete: For additional journals and magazine articles.

eBooks and More

Conducting an Informational Interview

40 questions to ask in an informational interview (U. of Buffalo)

APA: Cited in-text but not in the References list.
MLA: Oehlers, Joy. Personal interview. 19 Mar. 2022.




Find Videos



Films on Demand

  Use Films on Demand to find:


Resumes & Interviews

  TXT: 919.695.3688 
  Office: 808.734.9352
  Office: Lama 117


Business & Technology

Creative Arts

Culinary & Hospitality

Use culinary biographies (General Collection TX649) for personal perspectives