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Career and Job Resources: Books/eBooks

Links and resources for researching careers and jobs.

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Finding Books

Books in the library are organized by call number according to the Library of Congress classification system, which groups items by subject (LC Subject Headings) so you can often simply browse the shelves.

Here are some common LC Subject Headings relating to career exploration and job search:

College majors -- United States (call no.: LB2361)

Vocational guidance -- United States (call no.: HF5382)

Vocational interests -- United States (call no.: HF5382)

Personality and occupation (call no.: HF5381)

Professions -- United States (call no.: HT690)

Occupations -- United States (call no.: HF5382)

Career education -- United States (call no.: HF5382)

Job hunting -- United States (call no.: HF5382)

Here are examples of LC Subject Headings relating to specific careers or jobs:

Corrections -- Vocational guidance -- United States (call no.: HV9470)

Medicine -- Vocational guidance -- Forecasting (call no.: R690)

Psychology -- Vocational guidance (call no.: BF76)

 You may also search the catalog by keyword.


job search 

physician assistant

nursing and careers

horticulture and jobs



communication skills

Books from the Catalog

eBook Collections

Access Ebook Central and eBook Collection (EbscoHost) using your student email and password. Access to Overdrive is available using your public library card from  Peninsula Library System library.