Careers Research Guide - LSC-North Harris
Prime resource for career information. Video Tutorial
- Search for either a specific job or a general career.
Examples: chefs (specific), food industry (general), physicians (specific), nurses (specifc), health care (general) etc.
- Narrow your results by pairing your search term with any of these words/phrases:
Examples: psychiatrists and career | engineers and career development | music and occupations.
Find thousands of articles from various publishers on career and vocational guideance (Video Tutorial)
Contains thousands of articles, from multiple publishers, on almost all subjects. (Video Tutorial)
See Research Databases: Arts & Humanities for additonal resources on your topic.
Use your 14-digit library barcode number for off-campus access (the number is on the back of your student ID). Don't have an ID? Get one from the library. Distance students can fill out the online request form.
Multi-subject electronic book collection (Video tutorial)
Most career books in our collection are located on the third floor of the library, HFs.
- Enter search terms.
- Vocational guidance
- job hunting
- Browse search results and click on the title to view the detailed item record.
- Scroll to the bottom for availability, collection, location, and call number.
- To find the book on the shelf you will need the complete call number.
- To request a book from another location, click "Place Hold" then type in your library barcode number and your PIN.
- For information on specific careers, enter the job field name and "vocational guidance" (e.g., nursing vocational guidance) in a Subject Keyword search.
Vocational Guidance Books in Series on Various Careers
Library Catalog Video Tutorials
- Explore Careers (from Princeton Review, the national test preparation company)
- Profession-Specific Salary Surveys (from JobSmart, a service of the Bay Area Library and Information System in Oakland, California)
- The Salary Calculator™ allows you to compare your current salary with income needed to match it in various other cities (depending on the cost of living in those cities)
- U.S. News Online Career and Guide (from the U.S. News and World Report weekly news magazine)
Do my sources pass the CRAP test?
Each of my sources are:
- Reliable & Relevant
- Authoritative & Accurate
- Proper Purpose & Point-of-view
See video tutorials:
- Keep track of all of the information and sources you used during your research.
- Ask your professor about the required citation style.
- Consult Citation Help Guide from LSC-North Harris Library to help you construct your citations.
Each citation should answer the questions:
- Who wrote the material you are using?
- What did the author(s) entitle the piece he/she/they wrote?
- Where and when was it published (for a book, what city; for an article, which periodical)?
- If it's an article or a chapter, what pages is your source on?