CAREERS-- SELECTED RESOURCESKeeley Library Revised January 23, 2001
|See also Interviews.|
BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS
|in World Book Encyclopedia.
World Book, 2001
Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
|Brown, Duane. "Careers" v.3||Fitzpatrick, Garland M. "Career Planning" v.5|
To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
|Career development||Career changes||Career education||Professional education|
|School-to-work transition||Professional employees||Applications for positions||Occupations--Classification|
|Job descriptions||Job Satisfaction||Job hunting||Resumes (Employment)|
|Employment interviewing||Job stress||Occupational training||.|
|Look also under headings for specific careers ie. NURSING--VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE|
SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS LOCATED IN 331 AREA
This is a two volume set with numerical codes for each career. Directions for understanding these codes are in the front of Volume One. We will be happy to help you use this source.
|REF. 331.7003 D554 1991|
|O'Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles
More recent, but less comprehensive that the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Both are based on data from the U.S. Department of Labor
|Ref. 331.7003 O58 1998|
OF CAREERS AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE
11TH ED. This four volume set has articles about careers, and a list of addresses to contact for additional information. Use the index at the end of each volume to help you determine in which volume you should look. Please ask for help if you need it.
|REF 331.702 E56
OUTLOOK HANDBOOK Contains brief summaries about occupations
and prospects for gaining employment in these occupations.
Newer version available online.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
|CAREER INFORMATION CENTER This thirteen volume set contains short articles about careers. Use the Master Index in Volume 13 to find the volume which contains information about your career.||REF. 331.702 C271 1993|
THE LIBRARY ALSO HAS VARIOUS COLLEGE GUIDES IN THE REF. 378 SHELVES. The most recent editions are: PETERSON'S GUIDE TO TWO-YEAR COLLEGES, AND PETERSON'S GUIDE TO FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES.
PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE
|SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS:||INFOTRAC WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE||ELECTRIC LIBRARY||EBSCO HOST|
As members of SAILS, Durfee students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC, ELECTRIC LIBRARY, and EBSCO HOST both from library workstations, and from home.
INTOTRAC includes the General BusinessFile ASAP Database (covers articles from 1982 - to date) Use this database to research all business and management topics. General Business File Includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries.
INFOTRACalso includes Predicasts PROMT Database ( covers articles from 1996 - to date). Use this database to research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete. Includes summaries and full-text from nearly 1,000 business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.
EBSCO HOST includes Hoover's Company Capsules, Provides basic information on more than 13,500 public and private companies. This data includes addresses, phone and fax numbers, names of key officers, sales and employment figures and stock symbols. Hoover's Company Profiles Provides access to detailed profiles for 3,400 public and private companies in the U.S. and around the world.
Many articles can be printed full-text from your home computer. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab
JOURNAL AND NEWS ARTICLES
|SIRS SOCIAL ISSUES REPRINTS
WORK Ref. 331.0973
Over 500 articles in GRAY BINDERS located near the Reference Desk. Printed directions are placed nearby. Library staff will help you photocopy articles.
Cynthia Good's College and Career Page
|U.S. Department of Labor||Welfare-to-Work||WorkIndex|
|Social Security Administration||JobBank USA||Today's Unions|
|Occupational Outlook Handbook||Careers, Resumes, Job Hunts, The Works|
|America's Careeer InfoNet||Financial Aid for College|
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