Studying: test-prep guides(!) and more books
Peterson's Test Prep
Study for a test with Peterson's books, review materials, and interactive practice tests, covering a wide variety of exams. The site also includes more career preparation tools.
Users must create an account to use the practice tests. Non-UCI email addresses can be used, but only current UCI affiliates (students/faculty/staff) will be able to remotely access this platform and study off campus. There's a limited number of practice tests (amounts are in the Title List PDF), so review the study materials before starting practice tests.
Vault: Jobs Guides
Over 125 eBooks covering nearly all industries (from A to Z) featuring Wikipedia-like entries for dozens of jobs within each industry, for approximately 5,000 job entries total. Entries emphasize preparing for a career and getting your foot in the door, including:
UCI - Authorized Affiliates
The UCI Libraries (along with many public libraries) have OverDrive, a platform for borrowing "popular and recreational reading" eBooks, which you can enjoy on your mobile device. Many of the Non-fiction subjects could be helpful for career preparation, with popular books in subjects such as: Psychology, Self-Improvement, and Business & Economics. Sample titles:
UC Library Search: Career-related Books
This custom link searches the UC Library catalog for print and electronic books (with the subject heading vocational guidance), from the last few years. In addition to browsing these titles, you can also do a New Search using your own keywords and the filters on the left side of the page.
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