Career Research

Here are books, databases and other resources about careers. Use this page with an assignment, or for your own career exploration.

Library Search Box

   Start Your Research Here: 

The meta-search box above searches quickly but shallowly for books, ebooks, articles and videos from 100 of the 120 library databases. It's a good way to find a wide variety of information. 

Career Reference Books

Start with Occupational Outlook Handbook: 

These links and books may also be helpful: 

SUNY Adirondack Career Databases

Careers for Veterans

Books on Choosing Careers

Career Trends

Books about Specific Careers

To Search for Books

Find more books with these search terms: 

  • Vocational guidance
  • Vocational interests
  • Personality and occupations
  • Professions
  • College majors
  • Interviewing
  • Employment
  • Job hunting
  • Cover letters

Meet Your Librarian

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Joyce A. Miller
Above: Joyce on college's 2017 trip to Ecuador, with live volcano Cotopaxi.
Part-time Reference Librarian (Tues./Wed. only); retired Distinguished Professor of Library Science. Liaison to Business and Science Divisions.
SUNY Adirondack, 640 Bay Road Queensbury NY 12804
(Please call me Joyce, or Professor Miller.)

Databases for Career Research