Career Resources

Career Resources Books

On the Library Catalog enter "vocational guidance" as a search term to find general titles, or add "vocational guidance" to the name of a specific career, for instance, "nursing."

Career Corner

The Career Corner book collection is located on the first floor of the library. You will find many books there to help you choose a career or prepare for job hunting.


The Reference Collection is located on the first floor of the library. Some resources that will be helpful to you are located here:

  • Directories to colleges in the United States
  • Business Directories
  • Trade Directories


Career pamphlets are located in the pamphlet file, behind the Reference Collection, on the Library's first floor. Use the index on top of the filing cabinet to locate pamphlets on your career or by searching the Library Catalog.

Journal Articles

Print Sources in our Periodicals area

  • Trade and professional journals
  • Current Newspapers

Online Sources on the library website

For off-campus access, login and password information on Blackboard.

Websites/Internet Resources

Here are a few to get you started. For additional websites, ask a librarian.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly -

Federal Jobs -

Illinois Department of Career Security -

  • See "Career Information" under the Individuals or Workforce Partners tab.
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