Careers databases for NSU patrons
(See in alphabetical order)
Career Transitions - Florida Electronic Library Resource - Gale Cengage Learning
Gale’s Career Transitions provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible, Career Transitions helps library users improve their chances of finding sustainable employment.
Human Resource Management Online - Alexander Street Press
Access to over 4,000 executive-oriented research reports, corporate training videos, instructional films, case studies, text books, book chapters, sample business documents, and self-assessments. Key society publishing partners include The Society of Human Resource Management and Thompson Information Services.
IBISWorld - IBISWorld
Whether your company requires a better understanding of market conditions and forecasts; whether you need a clearer picture of a supply chain, or whether you need to keep abreast of competitor activity in your industry, IBISWorld’s comprehensive reports will keep you informed. IBISWorld’s industry research reports consist of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more.
Kanopy - Kanopy
Kanopy is a video streaming database featuring more than 60,000 films. Subjects covered in our collection include the Arts, Business, Education, Global Studies & Language, Media & Communications, and the Social Sciences. Films range from documentaries, indie and foreign films, classics and blockbuster movies. Download the Kanopy app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Users must create an account to use as a login for the mobile app.
Lynda.com - Lynda.com (LinkedIn)
Lynda.com, part of LinkedIn, provides eLearning videos for flipped classroom learning, business, creative and technology skills, designed for desktop and mobile learning. This resource supports training, career and personal development, technology, hard and soft skills, and much more. There are currently 5,762 courses taught by industry experts.
To log in to the Lynda.com App: Switch the App’s login screen from Individual to Organization tab, choose the Web Portal option and enter “nova.edu”. That will take you to a library authentication page which you can use to enter your SharkLink ID and password or Alvin Sherman Library Card and you’ll be redirected back to Lynda.com once that’s done. Click here for more information.
PolicyMap - PolicyMap
PolicyMap is a U.S. national data and mapping tool and analytics platform with multidisciplinary applications. It is used in research related to social sciences, urban studies, real estate and housing analysis, community and economic development, public administration, public health, policy and political science, education, business, economics, statistics, and geography, among others. Users can leverage thousands of U.S. data indicators in PolicyMap to perform demographic and socioeconomic analysis, from a neighborhood census block group in many cases, up to a national level, as well as create custom regions, for their research and studies.
ProQuest Career and Technical Education - ProQuest
Provides vocational and technical education periodicals.
South Florida Business Journal - American City Business Journals
Comprehensive coverage of local business news and information from major metropolitan cities across the country. Includes South Florida Business Journal and Book of Lists. Locate the Book of Lists on the right side of the page under Resources. South Florida Business Journal performs best while using either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.
Testing & Education Reference Center - Gale Cengage Learning
Provides detailed information on colleges, universities, private secondary schools, specialty programs, and scholarships. Test preparation section provides practice tests and test preparation materials for numerous academic, civil service, and licensing tests. More than seventy complete ebooks are included. A resume builder and a career assessment tool are also included.
Individual registration is required for test prep, ebook, and scholarship search.
This database is no longer available off campus for the public. Please visit the NSU Alvin Sherman Library in person if you need to access it.