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Reference resources (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.) are essential to research. They provide quick facts, topical overviews, and data that may not be found elsewhere. Below is a sample of the BCC libraries' career-related reference books. Those in print format do not leave the library; those online require an active BCC ID to access.
"From accountant to zoologist, this new edition of The A-Z of Careers & Jobs offers detailed insights into more than 300 career areas. For those looking for their first job after school or university, or for anyone considering a change of career, the book provides reliable and up-to-date careers advice on a wide range of professions..."
In this book, C. K. Gunsalus, a nationally recognized expert on professional ethics, uses short, pungent real-world examples to help people new to the work world recognize the situations that can lead to career-damaging missteps--and prevent them.