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Careers Research: Finding Resources

Research Challenge

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  1. Find magazine/journal articles, books and websites on your topic.
  2. Evaluate and provide a summary of a source.
  3. Compile an annotated bibliography (citation & your summary paragraph)

Research Challenge Worksheet | Research Challenge Help
Annotated Bibliography Template (3-min video)
What Goes in My Annotated Bibliography?


O#Net Online

Occupational Outlook Handbook (1-min video)
Use the Search Handbook box to find information

APA: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2019, December 4). Flight attendants. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Dept of Labor. Retrieved from

MLA: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Librarians." Occupational Outlook Handbook,  U.S. Dept of Labor, 2 July 2018. 

Using Google and Applying the CRAAP Test video

Local infoHawaiʻi Careers Explorer & Hawaiʻi Jobs Explorer

Find Journal Articles

Vocational & Career database has lots of career articles (2-min video).
 Use EBSCO Research Databases to find journals, magazines & newspapers.

Conducting an Informational Interview

APA: Cited in-text but not in the References list.
MLA: Oehlers, Joy. Personal interview. 19 July 2016.



Find Videos



Films on Demand

  Use Films on Demand to find:


Resumes & Interviews



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