Subject Guide for Career Assessment and Guidance

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To locate books related to jobs and careers, try the following subject headings in the SWAN or MOBIUS library catalogs. Searching the Forest Library Catalog will identify which items our Library owns or you can choose broaden your search to View Entire Collection.
 
On the SWAN search page, choose Subject from the pulldown menu, then enter one of the following Library of Congress subject headings (see below) or choose WORD from the pulldown menu, then enter a keyword search based on the subject heading term(s) below
 
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SUBJECT -- vocational guidance -- View Entire Collection
WORD -- "vocational guidance" -- View Entire Collection
WORD -- s:"vocational guidance" -- View Entire Collection
WORD -- "vocational guidance" and psychology -- View Entire Collection
WORD -- s:"vocational guidance" and s:psychology -- View Entire Collection
 

TOPIC

SUBJECT HEADING

Career assessment

Vocational interests -- Testing

Occupational aptitude tests

Career changes

Career changes

Career counseling

Vocational guidance

Career development

Career development

Career plateaus

Career plateaus

Career psychology/vocational psychology

Career development -- Psychological aspects

Vocational guidance -- Psychological aspects

Counseling psychology

Counseling

Psychology, Applied

 

 

 

 

Educational counseling

Educational counseling

Job hunting or job search

Job hunting

Jobs/occupations/professions

Occupations

Professions

 

 

 

 

Occupational aptitude tests

Occupational aptitude tests

Personality assessment

Personality assessment

Vocational guidance

Vocational guidance

 
See also as subheading after occupations or industries, such as People with disabilities -- Vocational Guidance or Psychology -- Vocational guidance

Vocational interests

Vocational interests

Vocational qualifications

Vocational qualifications

 
 
Big Book of Jobs 2009/2010
Compiled by McGraw-Hill editors and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Published biennially by McGraw-Hill.
2009/2010 edition latest available (ISBN-10: 0071602046)
 
The Career Guide: Dun’s Employment Opportunities Directory
Parsippany, N.J. : Dun's Marketing Services, c1984-
Published annually. 2007 edition latest available (ISBN-13: 978-1592742912)
 
Encyclopedia of Career Development / editors Jeffrey H. Greenhaus and Gerard A. Callanan. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2006. Call number: FIPP Reference HF5381 .E517 2006 v. 1-2
 
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance. New York, NY : Ferguson, c2008. 14th ed. 5 volume set. Call number: FIPP Reference HF5381 .E52 2008 v.1-5
 
Long-time publisher of many annually produced job and career books. Many books are authored by founder Michael Farr (examples are the Best Jobs series and the America’s Top Jobs series).
 
Current titles include:
Published by Barricade Books. 6th edition 2002 latest available. Co-authored by Wall Street Journal’s CareerJournal.com. Only SWAN holdings -- MSSU Reference HF5382.5.U5 K72 2002 (Library Use Only)
 
Their many publications focus on searching for and selecting colleges, preparing for tests and finding financial aid sources.
 
Career paths in psychology : where your degree can take you / edited by Robert J. Sternberg. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2007. Call number: FIPP General BF76 .C38 2007
 
Handbook of career development in academic psychiatry and behavioral sciences / edited by Laura Weiss Roberts, Donald M. Hilty. Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Pub., c2006. Call number: FIPP General RC459.5.U6 H35 2006
 
Life after graduate school in psychology : insider's advice from new psychologists / edited by Robert D. Morgan, Tara L. Kuther, Corey J. Habben. New York : Psychology Press, 2005. Call number: FIPP Reference BF76 .L56 2005
 
The portable mentor : expert guide to a successful career in psychology / edited by Mitchell J. Prinstein and Marcus D. Patterson. New York : Kluwer Academic, 2003. Call number: FIPP General BF76 .P67 2003  
 
Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Description: Companion to Occupational Outlook Handbook. Provides information about each state’s job market.
 
Developed by the National Center for O*NET Development for the U.S. Department of Labor
Description: "The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. The O*NET database houses this data and O*NET OnLine provides easy access to that information." -- Home page.
Replaces U.S. Department of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles (4th edition 1991 still available.
 
Note: 2010/11 edition is due out April 2010.
Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Description: Provides in-depth profiles on a wide variety of professions. Entries include education requirements, growth trends, salary ranges, cross references to related occupations and links to major trade associations. The handbook is revised every 2 years.
 
Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Description: "OOQ provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics." -- Home page.
 
 
Browse the APA thesaurus for terms beginning with the words career, job, and occupation. The most relevant thesaurus terms include:
 
Career change
Career development
Career education
Job characteristics
Occupational aspirations
Occupational attitudes
Occupational choice
Occupational guidance
Occupational interests
Occupational preference
Occupations (used for careers, jobs and vocations)
* Indicates that the journal is indexed in PsycINFO.
 
ISSN 1362-0436
Published by Emerald Insight
 
ISSN 0889-4019
Published by National Career Development Association
Available full-text in ProQuest Psychology Journals.
 
ISSN 0251-2513
Published by Springer
 
ISSN 1069-0727
Published by Sage Publications
 
ISSN 0894-8453
Published by Sage Publications
 
ISSN 0888-8639
Published by Digital Library and Archives
Available full-text at publisher’s website.
 
ISSN 0022-0167
Published by American Psychological Association.
Available full-text in PsycARTICLES.
  
ISSN 0001-8791
Published by Elsevier Science.
 
Best career and education Web sites : a quick guide to online job search / Anne Wolfinger. Indianapolis, IN : JIST Works, c2007. Link to table of contents. Call number: FIPP General HF5382.75.U6 W65 2007
 
Career OneStop [Sponsored by U.S. Department of Labor]
 
Career Resources Toolkit for Job-Seekers [Courtesy of Quintessential Careers]