Last Updated: Aug 6, 2014
To locate articles or books on your research topic, you may want to try these resources.
- Business Source Complete
Excellent database that contains a wide variety of information on business related topics.
- Business: The Ultimate Resource
This practical book provides two page overviews of hundreds of business related topics. Use the index to see if your topic is covered.
Location: Reference Call Number HD38.15.B878 2006
Below are some sources that can be useful when evaluating career prospects.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
This title is a "nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives."
Each position contains information in the following areas:
Nature of the Work
Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement
Sources of Additional Information
You can browse by broad career field or use the index to locate a specific career.
- BLS Resources for Job Seekers
This site links to several Bureau of Labor Statistics sources that aid researcher in job-seeking prospects.
- BLS Wage Data by Area and Occupation
View average hourly and annual salaries and number of employees in the occupation on a national or state level.
Tables of particular use are:
National Wage Data for over 800 occupations
Wage Data by State
- Vault Career Library
To access this database, you need to complete a basic registration form. This library database provides information on professions, career advice, and salaries and wages.
These sources may help with memos on educational degrees or general university issues.