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Career and Résumé Guide: Résumé Writing

Sources to research a career with resume writing information.


♦ Purdue Online Writing Lab - The OWL - "This résumé workshop provides detailed explanations, as well step-by-step processes for creating an effective résumé." 

♦ The Career Center at the University of Illinois - An excellent source with sample résumés, and a section about cover letters.

♦ University of Minnesota Career Services - Another good source with excellent tips for writing your résumé.

Boston College Career Center - Use action verbs when writing your résu. The Boston College Career Center website has a helpful list for your use.

♦ - Online résu building tool with templates and additional information on résu writing. 


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Find eBooks about résumé writing in the library purchased database. 

To begin your search type this phrase 'resume writing' in the search bar, leave 'Select a Field' in the drop down box, and click search. 

For more assistance with searching an EBSCO database, view this video.

Access to databases is available to students on all SRC campuses and from off campus with your library card number found on the back of your student ID card. When prompted for this number be sure to use a capital D and your digits with no spaces in between, for example D8692xxxxx.


The Russell Learning Resource Center is located on the Canton campus. If you attend on another campus go to the Borrow a Book page on the website to request one of these items be sent to you.