Career & College Collection

Searching for Career and College Books

Did you know that the library has an entire section of books dedicated to "Colleges and Careers"?  Search below to find books that will help you learn more about your dream job, writing resumes and interviewing, taking college placement exams, selecting a college for further study, and much more.
 - Not sure what you are looking for? Browse most current books for "vocational guidance".

Other Online Library Career/College Resources:

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Known for its unprecedented depth of coverage, this comprehensive career research database contains a wealth of career information including job outlooks, career assessments, career paths, resumes and interviewing. Publisher: Infobase

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is a career resource offering information on the hundreds of occupations that provide the overwhelming majority of jobs in the United States.

My Next Move

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.


O*NET is a tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more! Keyword or O*NET-SOC Code: Browse groups of similar occupations to explore careers.

Vocations & Careers Collection

Vocations & Careers Collection makes it easier for you by providing content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals

Films on Demand: Career and Job Search

This collection contains hundreds of videos with focused collections on career exploration, career fields and industries, career success skills, and a substantive job searching skills section (including portions on job searching, resume/cover letter building, interviewing, and following-up).

Salem Careers

Contains background information on a variety of careers and occupational fields. Includes Contemporary Biographies in various occupational fields.



Circulation Policies
Most career and college materials circulate as other items in the general collection.  These items, students may check out for 3 weeks, and items are renewable. However, it is important to note, there are a few items in this collection that are marked as reference materials and cannot be checked out of the library. If you have any questions concerning which items can or cannot be checked out, please ask a librarian.
This collection is located just outside the library classroom on the south side of the library.  For help in locating the collection, please visit the Information Desk in the library. 

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