About the Library
AD 100 / UN 100 - Career Resources
Books & Other Library Materials
To search above for career information in either OneSearch (articles) or the Library Catalog (books, titles of periodicals, government documents, and audiovisual materials the library owns)
enter the phrase "vocational guidance" and your profession/career
Download Adobe Digital Editions (needed to open some e-books)
To find the location of materials listed in the library catalog, see the Library Map. Also, for help with call numbers including an outline of call numbers by subject see the Guide to Library of Congress Call Numbers.
Specialized databases/resources for students in "Health Sciences" blocks
Nursing students: Use CINAHL to search for journal articles by copying & pasting the following strategy in the first search box: ("employment+" OR "careers in nursing")
and then add your specialty in the second search box. Recommend using phrase searching of plurals. Example: "registered nurses"
Clinical Sciences students: Use PubMed to search for journal articles by copying & pasting the following strategy: (career* OR "vocational guidance")
Radiography / Respiratory students: Use CINAHL to search for journal articles
Anatomy TV - a totally different way of learning anatomy for nursing, RT, ST, biology, health, sports, or other majors.
Key Career Sources
O*NET Formerly the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, this database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs.
Employment Online Resources. A large list of websites covering specific fields, job descriptions, job listings, and resume & salary information.
Michigan Talent A collaborative effort of the State of Michigan’s Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) - is your launch pad for new jobs, careers and talent. It is an online marketplace connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers, and serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan’s workforce. Pure Michigan Talent Connect serves as the state’s labor exchange system.
Plagiarism and Style Guides (citing your sources)
APA Style Reference Formats Guide
MLA Style Reference Formats Guide
MLA to APA style transition guide