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Fort Atkinson Library: Career Resources

Academic Advising Services

Call the Fort Atkinson campus front office to make an advising appointment:


FREE online assistance for students choosing a career, learning about educational options, and finding employment. Includes job skill assessments, job search advice, a Resume Maker, an ePortfolio designer, and links to employment sites.

Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor (see above) to schedule an orientation and receive a username and password.

Learning Express

This database offers short courses in Job Search, Resumes, and Interviewing skills, as well as many other resources including, but not limited to: entrance prep for nursing, civil service exams, CDL exams , GED preparation and the TOEFL test, as well as popular software tutorials.

Madison College Students: to access the Learning Express Library for the first time, just register to create a User ID and password. It's super easy and only takes a few minutes. 

Associates Programs Source Plus

Click HERE to search our Associates Programs Source Plus database.

This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and is a great resource for researching many different careers. 

In the database, try refining your results by choosing "Trade Publications" as shown below. 

Screenshot of EBSCO filters with trade publications circled

Books and AV

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  • The Madison College Libraries Catalog is now integrated to include books and electronic sources such as streaming video, ebooks, and even some web sites.
  • You can limit your search by 'Type' if you want a particular format.
  • Search the Library Catalog in the box below.
  • If you need an item from another campus, we can get them for you through Interlibrary Loan
  • Some subject heading that might prove useful:
    resumes, cover letters, interviewing, career, vocational guidance, job hunting

E-books (electronic books)

  • The Madison College Libraries not only offer many books in print, but also electronically.
  • You can limit your search in the the Library Catalog by "Type: E-BOOK."
  • In the results window, click on a title that interests you, then click on the link "Connect to this Resource Online" and finally "View this eBook," to read the book online.

OR access more Ebooks by searching the LearningExpress Library, NetLibrary, Safari Tech and Business Books, and Google Books:

 Click HERE for access to Electronic Books


Here is a list of just some of the books we have electronically:

See our jobs & careers guide for a plethora of information and web sites on searching for a new career or job in a tough economy. 

Jobs @ Madison College

See these links for jobs available at Madison College, as well as TechConnect, which connects students and alumni of Madison Area Technical College with employers who are seeking a skilled workforce. Also includes listings for Work Study positions.