Monday, April 24, 2017

Library Resources for Careers and Employment

Looking for information on careers and employment? Look no further! ACC Library Services has many resources to help you explore information on a specific career path, general job searching, résumé building, interview skills, and so much more!

Try searching these databases for information on careers and employment. More info about them is listed below:


This resource includes tutorials and e-books to help with job preparation, career advancement, and college readiness, as well as practice tests for the TOEFL, MCAT, ACT, GMAT, LSAT, GRE, and AP tests. It also includes Computer Skills, Job & Career Accelerator, and Adult Learning centers.

*This product (not ACC) requires that you register for a free account before accessing.


This resource includes over 300 practice tests, including NCLEX, GED, TOEFL, TAKS, ACT, SAT, and CLEP, plus career and college prep tools.


This resource includes full text of articles from 400 trade and technical periodicals, as well as articles from trade and industry magazines and journals.

Career Info Guide - This online guide contains links to online resources to help you with job searching, résumé building, interview skills, and books and articles specific to career information.

Career Book Collection - This featured group of books is part of a special collection ACC Library Services added in 2016. It includes books on networking, leadership, college and career success, plus so much more!

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There's so much information and resources available about careers and employment. Let ACC Library Services help you find it!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online

Need a clear definition of an art movement or media? From Baroque to Minimalism, aquatint to raku, canvas to Venetian glass, Oxford Art Online's Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms provides succinct and accessible explanations of art terms.

Interested in aesthetics? From Plato to Heidegger, Romanticism to Post-Modernism, Beauty to Ugliness, Oxford Art Online's Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, is an authoritative source providing coverage of historical accounts and critical discussions on the topic. Featuring more than 600 articles by more than 500 globally recognized art historians, philosophers, and theorists, you will surely find what you need.

Explore our Oxford Art Online database today!

Oxford Art Online offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single, elegant gateway users can access—and simultaneously cross-search—an expanding range of Oxford’s acclaimed art reference works: Grove® Art Online, Encyclopedia of AestheticsThe Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.

Oxford Art Online Key Features Include:

•  Interface provides clear and easy access to exceptional content
•  Powerful search engine and platform to support sophisticated functionality
•  User-friendly navigation and intuitive handling of long articles and chapters
•  Refine searches by source, type, and subject
•  View articles and searches by source
•  Print-friendly format
•  OpenURL compliance allows users to query their library catalogue with bibliographic information

Read more about resources available through Oxford Art Online:

Grove Art Online 
Benezit Dictionary of Artists 
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms 
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics 
The Oxford Companion to Western Art

Have a question about how to use Oxford Art Online? Ask a librarian! We're here to help you!