Library Databases for Authorized ASU Students, Faculty & Staff
Description: Application created for the general public to provide broad access to the O*NET database of occupational information. The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs. Information is available for over 900 occupations. Each occupational title and code is based on the 2010 version of the Standard Occupational Classification system.
O*NET OnLine offers a variety of search options and occupational data, while My Next Move is a streamlined application for students and job seekers. Both applications were developed for the U.S. Department of Labor by the National Center for O*NET Development.
Service Provider: U.S. Department of Labor / Employment and Training Administration
Description: Contains millions of records representing open access digital resources covering a variety of disciplines. These records have been harvested from archival collections built by more than 1,100 contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.
Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)
Description: Use this search portal to locate quality online publications, reports, and books from a number of open access collections, including those listed below.
- BioMed Central
- Directory of Open Access Journals
- Project Gutenberg
- Public Library of Science (PLoS)
- Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
- Institutional Repositories at Harvard, Iowa State, University of California system, and many others.
Service Provider: Texas A&M University Libraries
Description: OSTI collects, preserves, and disseminates Department of Energy-sponsored R&D results that are the outcomes of R&D projects or other funded activities at DOE labs and facilities nationwide and grantees at universities and other institutions. The information is typically in the form of technical documents, conference papers, articles, multimedia, and software, collectively referred to as scientific and technical information (STI).
Access to scientific and technical information is provided via web-based searchable databases, offering ever-expanding sources of R&D information to the research community and the science-attentive public. The databases offer search simplicity as well as advanced search capabilities such as customized alerts, results displayed in relevance rank, and downloadable search results for a broad array of scientific information related to DOE missions.
Service Provider: U.S. Department of Energy
Description: This non-profit foundation located in Eugene, Oregon, cooperates with colleges and universities throughout the world to make available graduate dissertations and theses in areas related to health and performance.
The intellectual focus of the collection is physical activity. Academic areas of interest include biochemistry, biomechanics, dance, exercise physiology, history or philosophy of physical education, kinesiology, motor control, obesity, recreation, sports marketing, sports medicine, sports pedagogy, sports psychology, and tests and measurements.
Service Provider: OregonPDF in Health & Performance
Description: Principal dictionary of record for the English language, an authoritative guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
Service Provider: Oxford University Press