Careers and Majors: Books, Handbooks, and Articles

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Career Database

The Vocational & Career Collection provides full-text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry related journals and magazines such as Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, and many more.

Recommended Books

The list below contains recommended library books on both majors and careers. To find more titles, try searching subject headings, perform a keyword search in the catalog, or ask a librarian for help!

Electronic Books

Electronic books can be found through the library catalog or in the following databases:

EBSCOhost eBooks


The following books provide labor statistics, including earnings, hours, and other data.

Employment, Hours & Earnings
Employment, Hours, and Earnings:
States & Areas

Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics
Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data 

Also see the website for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - the agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. 

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