Career Resources

Background Information

American Salaries and Wages Survey REF HD 4973. A 67 2007
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance REF HF 5381. E 52 2008
Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics REF HD 8064. H 38 2008
Occupational Outlook Handbook REF HF 5382.5 U 5
O*Net: Dictionary of Occupational Titles REF HB 2595. O 16 2007

The Library also has a collection of career resource and job search books available on the first floor. Use the Library's catalog to locate books for specific fields or professions.

Journal Articles

ABI/INFORM Global
Use this database to search through 1,800 business and economics journals, or find information on more than 60,000 companies.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier is a great place to start looking for information on business, management, human resources, economics, marketing, and much more.
Professional Development Collection
This database can be used to locate articles on job training, professional development, and a wide range of issues in different professions.
Vocational and Career Collection
This database can be used to locate articles on job training, job searches, and more.

Web Sites

Career Development Center: Web Link Library
Created by Indiana University's Career Development Center, this searchable library contains links to professional organizations, job outlook and posting sites, and more. Search or browse by subject or geographical area. Mouseover the links for a brief description.
Career Journal
This section of the Wall Street Journal's website reports on the United State's job market and career outlooks.
CareerOneStop
This site, created by the Department of Labor, aims to be a one-stop-shopping experience for job seekers. In addition to supplying job leads, this site also offers information about job training and education, resumes, interviewing, and where to go for additional help.
College Majors 101
This website helps you locate programs, employers, associations, and more based on your major. Use this site to map a path through college to your career.

Job Leads

America's Career Infonet
Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this site can be used to locate information about wages, career outlooks, occupational safety, job requirements, and more.
Monster.com
Monster.com is a major online job posting site. Use it to post resumes or to look for jobs in your field.

Resumes

OptimalResume.com
OptimalResume can help you build your first resume or help to polish an existing one. Create a free account to begin.