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Welcome to the Career and Job Research research guide! This guide will highlight key databases the library has that can help you research a job, a company, or an industry. Each tab will guide you and provide you with information on different aspects of career researching.
You can start your search by looking at what books are available at the library. Lindenwood has a selection of over 283, 300 volumes, ebooks, electronic and print journals, audio-visual materials and games. Lindenwood is also part of a library consortium called MOBIUS. MOBIUS connects Lindenwood users to over 70 other libraries in and around the state of Missouri. You can request items from participating MOBIUS libraries to be sent to Lindenwood through the MOBIUS catalog.
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The library also subscribes to a database that provides current and applicable periodical content to aid in career and vocational research.
Vocations & Careers (Gale OneFile)
Provides current and applicable periodical content to aid in career and vocational research -- from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. BR
Job Outlook Resources
CareerOneStop is a great, quick guide to all aspects of the career search. It's Explore Careers section allows you to discover what you would do in a career, educational and licensing requirements, skills and competencies needed, and job outlook and salary information. CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
O*Net Online is a great site for learning about occupations. For each career listed, the site describes what someone in that careers does, gives beneficial skills and work styles, detail necessary education and credentialing, connects it to similar careers, and more. O*Net is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
A great place to start is the Occupational Outlook Handbook which is produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.