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The Occupational Outlook Handbook web site,  produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, is the premier source for career information.   Profiles of hundreds of jobs are offered, which include descriptions of the nature of the work, the work environment, education requirements, job outlook, and pay.  (Note: The Library owns the print version of the Handbook only through the 2012-2013 edition.)

Testing & Education Reference Center with Career Module provides many test preparation materials, ( related to standard  tests such as the GED, TOEFL, GRE, LSAT, plus civil service, nursing and military exams), career assessment/resume building/interviewing tools, and current information on f U.S./Canadian colleges and associated financial aid.

Vocational Studies Premier is designed to support vocational research in two-year colleges. It offers full-text articles on a wide-range of  fields including computer/data processing, cosmetology, fashion design, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement/criminal justice, paralegal studies, veterinary assisting, biotechnology, and electrical technology.  

 Last Published 7/30/15