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SHB First Year Seminar (198)

Gary Johnson, Breeyawn Lybbert, Tracy Smith Leiker, Erica Wiest

Reference Book (and Online Version) for Careers

Occupational Outlook Handbook (print copy is on reserve, ask for it at the library front desk)

  • Provides detailed information about specific careers, including required education and training, statutory or licensure requirements, job prospects, a summary of job duties and working conditions, earnings and advancement.  Published every two years by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Search Tips

Search “vocational guidance” OR occupation* OR career* and name of career

For information about careers in general try searching “vocational guidance” OR “occupations” in the Subject field.

For more efficient searching:

Quotation marks around a phrase will insure the keywords are searched as a phrase, e.g. "vocational guidance."

An asterisk expands a search term to include all forms of word, e.g., teach* = teacher, teaching, teachable, etc.

Books at Our Campus & Others

  1. To just find Sheboygan Campus books, use the Library option in the left column after doing a search. Click "UW-Green Bay at Sheboygan Library."
    • Write down the Call Number to find the book on the shelves, or ask library staff to help.
  2. OR: Click on "Get It" to order a book from a different library.
    • Sign in with your campus username and password
    • Select “UWGB Libraries Request” if available. If not, click “UW Request.”
    • Make sure the desired Pickup Location is filled-in, then click "Request."

Individual Article Databases