Highlights: Library Guides
Guide 7: Career Information
This is a select
list of materials which provide students with information regarding
the salary, responsibilities, requirements, and environment of a
given occupation. The library has many other resources that address
various aspects of selecting a career and obtaining a position in
reference books are located in the reference room on the third floor
of the library learning center building. Following the call number,
additional location information is given. Where it says (Career),these
materials can be found in the special Career Case in the reference
room (3rd floor of LLC). Where it says (Desk), the materials
are located at the Reference Desk. Please ask a reference librarian.
of Careers and Vocational Guidance. Vol. 1-4Chicago: Ferguson
Pub. Co., 2000.
Ref HF5381.E52 2000 (Career)
R. ed. Exploring Tech Careers. Vol. 1-2.Chicago:Ferguson,
Ref T65.3.E95 1995 (Career)
Career Opportunities in Theater and the Performing Arts.
New York: Facts on File, 1992
Ref PN 1580.F5 1992 (Career)
Outlook handbook, 2004-2005. Lanham,M.D : Bernan Press, 2004.
HF 5381.A1036 (Career) and (Desk)
most recent version of this title is available free, on-line, at
the Bureau of Labor Statistics website: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
Career Sourcebook. Detroit: Gale Research, 2000.
HF 5382.5.U5 V62x (Career)
and Trade Outlook. New York : DRI/McGraw-Hill : Standard &
Poor's ; Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce/International
Trade Administration : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor],
HC 101.U54 2000 (Desk)
2000 edition of this title is the last one published. A web version
is in production, but not yet available.
The U.S. International
Trade Administartion provides many useful trade- and industry related
statistics at a website: http://ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/,
especially "Exports, Jobs and Foreign Investment" and
"State Export-Related Jobs."
of American Employers. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 2005- .
HF5382.75.U6 A45 (text) (Career)
HF5382.75.U6 A45 (disk) (Desk)
Douglas's Guide to Landing a Career in Law Enforcement. New
York: McGraw-Hill, 2005. Electronic
Inc. Going Global publishes a series of booklets on employment trends,
job resources, and the job application process in 23 countries.
These are available to LIU students through ebrary,
an electronic resource. It can be reached through the Brooklyn Campus
list of databases, and the individual titles can be found by searching
"Going Global" in the title list of LIUCAT.
Went to College for This?: How to Turn Your Job into a Career You
Love. New York : McGraw-Hill, 2003. Electronic
International Jobs: Where They Are, How to get Them. New
York: Addison Wesley, 1993.
HF 5549.5 E45 K63 1993 (Career)
it in public relations: an insider's guide to career opportunities.
Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002. Electronic
of Career Services on the Brooklyn Campus "provides a variety
of career related programs and services for all LIU students," and
maintains a valuable website
that includes a "Hey
Job Seekers!" collection of useful links.