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Career Information: Books

A guide for researching careers and majors.


Sometimes you have to play around with keywords for a while to find the right terms which will reveal the best subject terms to use:

  • jobs
  • careers
  • majors
  • paralegal
  • nurses
  • laboratory technician
  • preschool teachers

For example, if you are trying to find information on careers, specific jobs, scholarships, or majors, your keyword searches may lead you to the following subject terms which may help you get better search results: 

  • Vocational guidance
  • Professions
  • Occupations
  • Employment
  • Career development
  • Scholarships
  • Student aid
  • College choice
  • College majors
  • Nursing
  • Allied health personnel
  • Preschool teaching
  • Early childhood teachers

As you do your research, keep a list of keywords and subject terms that help you get to the information you are looking for.

Featured Books

Reference Books

REFERENCE BOOKS  - Get background information on college funding, scholarships, careers, etc.

Call numbers start with “REF."  Reference books are for use in the library only.  (Northwest corner.)