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Career Development Research Guide: Finding Web Sites

A research guide that covers the career development process, from career exploration to job hunting and interview resources.

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Searching with Google

Once you have tried Library sources first, you may wish to use Google for background information on your research topic. The following information shows how to make your Google search more effective.

  • Use quotations for phrase searching (for example, "early childhood education")
  • -site:.com added to your search will eliminate ALL .com sites in search results
  • site:.edu (or site:.gov) will ONLY search within the designated domain

USA.gov

State of Illinois: Department of Financial and Professional Regulation