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Searching for professional and scholarly sources

Below you will find example searches for topics related to your course - narrow or widen the search on your own or create a new search to find articles of use for your self-reflection.

You can also visit the library's database page or LibGuides to access these suggested databases:



Business Source Premier


ACM Digital Library



Education Research Complete


Professional Development Collection


America History & Life

Historical Abstracts


Project Muse


Academic Search Premier


Project Muse


Proquest Psychology



Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

Social Work Abstracts

Social Services Abstracts



International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance

Communications & Mass Media Complete

  • EXAMPLE SEARCH films and helping professions
    Results NOT limited to scholarly. All EBSCO databases.

    Search for:
    film or movies or hollywood or television
    AND "social work" or nurse or psychologist or therapist or counselor
    AND portrayal
  • EXAMPLE SEARCH: Counseling a certain population
    Results limited to scholarly. Search of relevant psychology and social work databases from EBSCO.

    Search for:
    AND domestic violence
    AND therapy or counseling
  • EXAMPLE SEARCH characteristics of teachers
    Search of EBSCO databases Educational Research Complete, ERIC and Professional Development Collection for:

    characteristics or self or personality
    AND teachers or educators
    AND career
    NOT students

Explore Careers in the Helping Professions

Explore Careers in the Helping Professions


Career related books

In addition to books at the SSU Library, Salem State's Office of Career Services is available to assist you.

Cover Art
101 Careers in Social Work - Jessica A. Ritter; Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi; Mary Kiernan-Stern
Call Number: HV 10.5 .R58 2009
ISBN: 0826154050
Publication Date: 2008-12-01

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Theater Careers - Tim Donahue; Jim Patterson
Call Number: Access online to ebook
ISBN: 9781611171976
Publication Date: 2013-07-22

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Careers in Psychology - Tara L. Kuther; Robert D. Morgan
Call Number: Ref. BF 76 .K88 2013
ISBN: 1133049672
Publication Date: 2012-02-11

Cover Art
America's Top 101 Computer and Technical Jobs - J. Michael Farr
Call Number: Access to online ebook
ISBN: 1593571003
Publication Date: 2004-01-01

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Social Work Career Development - Carol Nesslein Doelling
Call Number: HV 10.5 .D63 2004
ISBN: 0871013630
Publication Date: 2004-12-01


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Visit the Library Catalog

Databases/Electronic Resources

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Visit the library's Database Page


Library Info


Phone Numbers:

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