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Career Development Research Guide: Find Books

Books & Media Catalog

Use the online catalog to conduct a keyword search.  Be sure to note:

  • the collection of the item (Books, Reference, etc.)
  • the item's call number
  • whether the item is available or has been checked out
  • if the item is an e-book or Web site, use the embedded link to access it

Searching tip:  A search on vocational guidance will yield a number of career-related resources.  For more specific career information, add a specific or broader name of a career/major to the search, for example psychology vocational guidance.

Print Reference Resources

The library has many reference resources related to career research.  Most have call numbers beginning with HF.  Here are just a few examples:

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
Ref HF 5381 E52

Occupational Outlook Handbook
(also available online)

Ref HF 5382.5 U5 O3

Survey of American Industry and Careers
Ref HF 5382.5 U5 S87


These books can be accessed directly.  A login is required for off-campus access.

Find out more about accessing books in the ProQuest Ebook Central collection.