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Library Resources for Jobs/Careers

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Library E-resources

The following are databases accessible to currently enrolled WCC students.  WCC alumni can access these by coming to the library. 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center 

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning that allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice

 

Career and Job Search Videos

Collection of Career and Job searching videos from the Films on Demand Database

 

Career Information Center

Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, audio/visual materials, and organizations.

Online Resources

The following sites are good places to start your career research. They will give you general information on career descriptions, salary, training requirements, job outlook and more.

Finding Books

Search the library catalog to find Books and other Media in the Harold L. Drimmer Library.

 

To find career information in your field, search {job field} AND Careers or {job field} AND "Vocational Guidance" or {job field} AND Occupations.

If you do not find any results, broaden your search (e.g. search Education instead of Early Childhood Teacher or Law Enforcement instead of Police Officer).

Enter your search terms and click SEARCH. Click on a title for more information.

 

 

To find the book on the WCC Library shelves, you will need the CALL NUMBER and LOCATION.

Most career and vocational guidance books will be located in the COLLEGE AND CAREER section on the first floor of the library, near the Reference Collection.  Books with the location CIRCULATING COLLECTION are on the second and third floors.

The general section on careers will be found under the Call Numbers HF 5381 - HF 5382. Books on careers in specific fields may be found in their respective subject sections.

Not sure how to follow Library of Congress call numbers? Look here to see how they are arranged.