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ENC1101/ENC1102 Plant City and MacDill: Davis - Career Project

This Library Guide (Research Guide) is to be utilized as a general resource for the English Composition (ENC) classes offered at HCC Plant City Campus.

Career Search Project

To find library resources to use for the career project in your ENC1102 class with Ms. Davis, see the pull down menu from this page header.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your librarian

Plant City Library Search

Find Books, Articles, Media, & more:

Tips for Searching Plant City Library for Career Materials

Career Guidance

Use the Plant City Library Search box on this page to find books, eBooks and streaming videos about career fields.


  1. Type 1-2 keywords that describe your profession
  2. Add the phrase "vocational guidance"
  3. Click "Search"
  4. Search results may include books as well as eBooks, articles, videos, etc.

For Example:

  • nursing "vocational guidance"
  • "computer science" "vocational guidance"

Other keywords to try:

  • your field of interest AND career - you will receive different results (try both!).

For Example:

  • architect AND careers (type this in exactly how it is typed here.  AND all caps is a connector called Boolean)
  • accounting AND careers

Also - try "college majors" as a search term to find books, eBooks, streaming videos and more.

Click on the links below to see search results based on the career field as the keyword search term.  These results are for example purposes to show you what a results list will look like.

Library Databases

Career Oriented Databases

The databases below are career specific.  Type in your career field of interest, such as "veterinary technician", and click search.  These databases provide great information per career field such as salary, education requirements, career field growth potential and job listings.  You must be logged into HCC Libraries Online in order to access.  For log in instructions, please see the Logging Into HCC Libraries page.

Databases to Use to Locate Scholarly Journal Articles

The following database listings are good to use to find scholarly articles needed for this assignment.  

Example Keyword Search Terms to use:

  • "vocational guidance"    Or
  • careers in...    Or
  • "...Industry"     Or
  • trends in...                    

Things to Remember:

1. Check Full Text

2. Check Scholarly, Peer Reviewed

3.  Enter Date Range Parameter