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Reference Resources

Features resources helpful for ready-reference questions: when you need quick access to facts, definitions, statistics, biographical information, maps, and so on.

Recommended Career Encyclopedias and Other Reference Books

Enhanced Occupational Outlook Handbook

Electronic Resource
"Based on data provided by the U.S. Department of Labor. Includes all job descriptions from the Occupational Outlook Handbook plus thousands more from the O*NET and Dictionary of Occupational Titles."

Green Jobs for a New Economy

Electronic Resource

Handbook of Career Studies

Electronic Resource

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Electronic Resource.
The OOH provides information about specific jobs, including educational requirements, salary range, availability of jobs, job requirements, and working conditions.

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018-2019

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
Provides job descriptions and statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Pathways to Careers in Health Care

Electronic Resource 2019

Recommended Online Career and Job Search Databases

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Career and Job Search Web Resources

Company and Industry Research Resources

If you are preparing for a job interview, we recommend that you consult the Company and Industry Information Research Guide to gather information about specific companies and industries.

Career Information

For a more comprehensive guide to career information, please consult the Career Exploration Research Guide.