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Careers Research Guide - LSC-North Harris

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Occupational Outlook HandbookPrime resource for career information.  Video Tutorial

ONetFind out which skills are needed to succeed in a career.

Career One Stop buttonAdditonal career information and wage comparison.
 

  1. Search for either a specific job or a general career.
    Examples: chefs (specific), food industry (general), physicians (specific), nurses (specifc), health care (general) etc.
  2. 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.
     

Vocational and Career CollectionFind 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.

Academic Video Online Multi-subject streaming video collection.

 

 

eBook CollectionMulti-subject electronic book collection (Video tutorial)

Library Catalog Use this tool to find library books.

Most career books in our collection are located on the third floor of the library, HFs.

  1. Enter search terms.
    • Career
    • Occupations
    • Vocational guidance
    • job hunting
  2. Browse search results and click on the title to view the detailed item record.
  3. Scroll to the bottom for availability, collection, location, and call number.
  4. 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

Evaluating Information button

Do my sources pass the CRAP test?

Each of my sources are:

  • Current
  • Reliable & Relevant
  • Authoritative & Accurate
  • Proper Purpose & Point-of-view

See video tutorials:

Citation Help

  1. Keep track of all of the information and sources you used during your research.
  2. Ask your professor about the required citation style.
  3. 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?

 
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