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UN 100 - Business Block - Dr. Reynolds
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Plagiarism is using someone else's ideas or words & claiming them as your own without properly citing or attributing to the source. As the wealth of information in a variety of formats become easier to access on the Internet, it is increasingly important to properly cite where you find information. For further information, consult the NMU Writing Center handout on plagiarism, and the NMU Student Handbook policies on Academic Dishonesty under Student Rights & Responsibilities section 1.2.3,
APA Style Reference Formats Guide
MLA Style Reference Formats Guide (used for English courses)
Books & Other Library Materials
For career information, search under the term vocational guidance and your profession/career (e.g. accounting vocational guidance or administrative assistant? vocational guidance).
Key Sources - Click here for APA & MLA Style reference format examples of these works
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance - Ref. HF 5381 .E52
America's Career InfoNet ** Excellent data bank of related careers & state-specific comprehensive Information **
Occupational Outlook Quarterly - Published Quarterly by the U. S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Print copies in periodicals: HF 5382.5 .U5 O3. Indexed in several databases available at NMU.
Career Guide to Industries - Focus on industry not specific occupations. Print version in Reference HD 8051 .A64.
O*NET Formerly the Dictionary of Occupational Titles , this online resource is touted as the nation's primary resource of occupation information.
Selected Web Sites - Click here for APA & MLA Style reference format examples of these works
Employment Online Resources. A large list of websites covering specific fields, job descriptions, job listings, and resume & salary information.
Journal and Magazine Articles - Business-specific
ABI/INFORM Global — Contains records from nearly 2,000 Business & Economics scholarly & professional journals. Over 50% online full-text/full-image. Indexes some nursing, hospital, health management, and medical records journals. Also includes the full-text of the Wall Street Journal. Covers articles published 1971-present.
Computer Database — Indexes periodical articles covering all aspects of computer technology and systems. Full-text/full-image articles are available for over 25% of the 625+ periodicals indexed. Also includes product reviews/evaluations. Covers material published 1982-present.
Journal and Magazine Articles - All subjects
The terminology for locating career information varies from database to database. Combine your profession/career with any of the following terms:
Profession or Careers or "Vocational Guidance" or "Career Preparation" or "Career Development Planning" or "Study and Teaching"
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