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Online and print resources for the Senior Essay focusing on Careers are included in this research guide.
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Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance - Sarah Dalton (Editor)
Call Number: REF CR-R331.7ENC
ISBN: 9780816083138
Publication Date: 2010-11-01
Comprehensive encyclopedia with detailed descriptions of careers including salary, outlook and training requirements.

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Exploring Health Care Careers, Third Edition, 2-Volume Set - Ferguson
ISBN: 9781438112268
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Select a career from the Table of Contents to learn about the the salary, education, job outlook for many health careers.

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The Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces - Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 9780816047000
Publication Date: 2005-08-01
Describes each of the services in detail.

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Survey of American Industry and Careers - Salem Press Staff (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9781587657689
Publication Date: 2011-10-01
Over one hundred industries are included with details describing the present situation and outlook.



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Finding a Book in the Library

To find a book in the library,

Go to the Online Library Catalog.

Perform a keyword search using the word "career" and a keyword on the topic that interests you.

Keyword Search Examples:

"career music"

"career building"

"career plumbing"

"career accountant"

"career computer"


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There are many titles available about specific occupations.

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Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance - Ferguson Publishing Staff
Call Number: CR-R 331.7 ENC
ISBN: 0816070660
Publication Date: 2007-09-01
Profiles more than ninety alphabetized career fields.

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Exploring Tech Careers - Ferguson Publishing Staff (Created by)
Call Number: REF CR-R 602.3 EXP
ISBN: 0816064474
Publication Date: 2006-06-01

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Careers in Focus - Ferguson
ISBN: 9780816073009
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Describes nineteen jobs associated with the automobile industry from automobile detailers to test drivers.

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Cosmetology - Ferguson Publishing Staff (Created by)
ISBN: 9780816072712
Publication Date: 2008-02-01
Describes careers related to beauty culture from aromatherapists to spa attendants.

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Construction and Trades - Kenneth C. Mondschein
ISBN: 9780816070435
Publication Date: 2008-09-01
Features jobs in construction from carpenter to metalworker.


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