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Career Resources

Reference Books

These books are located in the reference section on the main floor.

  • The College Majors Handbook HF5382.5.U5 F644 2004
  • Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance HF5381.E52 2000
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook HF5381.U63 2008/2009


For more databases, click on the Articles / Databases link from the right sidebar.

  • EBSCO - This is the place to start for general research. This group of databases includes: Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, Computers & Applied Sciences Complete, CINAHL, PsycARTCLES, ERIC, and more. Articles may be full-text, abstracts, or citations.
  • Factiva - Find newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal, Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Roanoke Times. Do a free-text, company, or industry search. For detailed financial information click on the companies/markets tab.

Web Sites

Choosing a College

Career Planning/Choosing a Major

Professional Organizations

Researching a Company

Resume/Interviewing Resources

Local Employment

National Employment

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