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EN 101 - Learning Skills Development
Professor Carol Anderson

Library Resource Guide

Books and Periodical Articles
To search above for career information in either OneSearch (articles) or the Library Catalog (books, government documents, and audiovisual materials the library owns) enter the phrase "vocational guidance" and your profession/career:

  geography "vocational guidance"
  nursing "vocational guidance"

To find the location of materials listed in the library catalog, see the Library Map .

Specialized Sources
The following sources contain brief information on a wide variety of careers/occupations.

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance - Covers a wide variety of careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Source for occupational information including training & education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, working conditions.

Career Outlook - Published Quarterly by the U. S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Additional access here.

O*Net Online - This database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with over 900 occupations.

APA & MLA Style citation examples of these sources


Access World News
Access World News provides full text articles from over 600 U.S. and over 500 international news sources. You can search across all newspapers or titles from a particular state, country, or continent. While coverage varies from title to title and typically goes back only to the late 1990's, some titles extend back to the mid 1970's.

MLA Style

MLA Style Guide
Reference Collection: LB 2369 .G53.
Examples of how to cite some of the more common sources, including web sites and online articles, according to the most recent edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers.  Consult the Handbook in the library reference collection for sources not listed at this site.

For further assistance, stop by the Reference Desk, call (227-2294), or use the live chat.


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