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Career Resources: How Can I Look Up Facts and Statistics About Careers?

Use this subject guide to find recommended resources to help you explore potential Careers.

Where Do I Start?


Here is the link to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) which is also listed on the library homepage under Databases A-Z. Type occupational in the search bar and the link to the handbook will appear. 

Below is an image from the OOH homepage. You can browse various occupations, economic releases, data tools, the featured occupation and more! Try a search for "marketing", "accounting" or "financial manager".


To find a specific occupation type the occupation into the search handbook search box and press Go. In this example we will use Actor.  

You can see the Actor as an option and the related occupations. Click on Actors. Once on the Actors occupation page you are able to see quick facts, as well as go more in depth into the occupation. If you need any assistance navigating the site, please don't hesitate to contact a librarian. We are here to help!