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Handbooks. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E. Presented by Elaine Thielstrom. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S. Occupational Outlook Handbook. 250+ Jobs Listed Job Descriptions Training Required Wages Earned Projected Employment

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    1. Handbooks R E A D Y R E F E R E C E Presented by Elaine Thielstrom

    2. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Occupational Outlook Handbook • 250+ Jobs Listed • Job Descriptions • Training Required • Wages Earned • Projected Employment • Employment Trends • Available in Print & Online Published by: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Statistics

    3. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S This is the home webpage of the online version. http://stats.bls.gov/Oco/ The same material is included in both print and online versions.

    4. Finding OOH Info Online: R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Alphabetically by Job Title A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z  Browsing Categories • Computer and mathematical occupations • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers • Engineers • Drafters and engineering technicians • Life scientists • Physical scientists • Social scientists and related occupations • Science technicians • Community and social services occupations • Legal occupations • Court reporters • Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers • Lawyers • Paralegals and legal assistants • Education, training, library, and museum occupations • Entertainers, performers, sports occupations • Media and communications-related occupations • Health diagnosing and treating occupations • Health technologists and technicians   Keyword Search

    5. Finding OOH Info in Print Edition: R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Volume is arranged by Occupational Categories Table of Contents  AlphabeticalIndexat back of volume. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2004-05 Ed.

    6. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Occupational Information Provided • Nature of the Work • Working Conditions • Employment • Training/Qualifications • Job Outlook • Earnings • Related Occupations • Additional Information Occupational Outlook Handbook 2004-05 – Print Edition

    7. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Which Reference Resource is Right for Your Need? Occupational Outlook Handbook Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance • Online or One Volume • More Statistics • Focus on Jobs • Over 250 job profiles • Employment Projections • Updated Biannually • Five Printed Volumes • More Description • Focus on Career Prep • Over 700 career articles • Course Study Advice • Updated every 2-4 Years

    8. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Guinness World Records • Amazing Facts & Feats • 67 Superlative Categories • Oddities • Public Participation • Photos on Every Page • Annual Print Edition • Some Entries Online Published by: Guinness World Records Limited

    9. Guinness World Records CONTENTS: Space Planet Earth Life on Earth 2008 Edition Human Beings Fantastic Feats Epic Endeavors Modern Society Science & Technology Arts & Media Engineering Sports R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S

    10. Page 196, Guinness World Records 2008 Edition R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Individual Records Indexed Alphabetically & Indexed By Superlatives: Best-selling Coldest Deepest First Greatest Heaviest Highest Largest Longest Most Most Popular Most Powerful Most Successful Etc. Also Some Material Online: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/

    11. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Which Reference Resource is Right for Your Need? Guinness World Records Famous First Facts • Coverage of Many Superlatives • Geared to Popular Interest • Editions: Regular, Gamers • Full-color Photos Every Page • Also Online – Limited Entries • Indexes: Alphabetical & Superlative • Updated Annually • Coverage of Significant “Firsts” • Geared to Historical Interest • Editions: Regular, International, American • Politics, Environment, Sports • Also Online - Subscription Database • Indexes: Subject, Geographical, Name, • Year, Month/Day

    12. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S The Europa World of Learning • Higher Education Focus • International Focus • Organized by Country • Info about Learning Entities • Focus on Personnel • 6,000+ Universities & Colleges • 6,500+ Research Institutes • 3,500+ Libraries & Archives • 3,000 Museums & Galleries Published by: Routledge, Taylor & Frances

    13. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Content of The Europa World of Learning • Introductory Essays – International Higher Education Issues • International Educational Organizations • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) • International Council for Scientific Unions • International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies • International Social Science Council • International Association of Universities (IAU) • Countries A-Z – Educational Societies and Institutions • Index

    14. Country Entry – Jamaica R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S The Europa World of Learning 2008, Page 1155 Country Entries Organized By: Regulatory & Representative Bodies Learned Societies Research Institutes Libraries & Archives Museums and Art Galleries Universities Colleges Other Higher Educational Institutes

    15. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S University Entry – Jamaica The Europa World of Learning 2008 Page 1155 University Entries Include: Contact Info Brief Facts Publications Administrators Deans Professors

    16. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Which Reference Resource is Right for Your Need? International Handbook of Universities The Europa World of Learning • Broader Scope • Covers Many Types of Institutions • More Focus on Personnel • Print: Two volumes • Also Online – Database Subscription • Updated Annually • Narrower Scope • Focus on Universities and Colleges • More Focus on Institutional Facts • Print only: One volume • Not available Online • Updated Triennially

    17. Other Handbooks of Interest R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Emily Post’s Etiquette Robert’s Rules of Order The Merck Manual of Medical Information Thank You Letters Table Settings Gift Giving Parliamentary Procedures How to Run a Meeting By-Laws Preparation Preventive Care First-Aid Ailments And there are many, many more in a variety of subjects!

    18. The Europa World of Learning Guinness World Records Famous First Facts, International Edition International Handbook of Universities & Other Institutions Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance What would be the best Ready Reference resource to consult to find the name of the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Philosophy degree? R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S Test Your Knowledge

    19. Correct Answer: R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S At the University of Padua in 1678, Elena Lucrezia Piscopia Cornaro, a noblewoman from Venice, became the first woman in the world awarded a Ph.D. * Information desired was a significant first and of historical interest. For a Handbook Resource Guide go to: http://libr210readyref.pbworks.com/ The Europa World of Learning Guinness World Records Famous First Facts, International Edition * International Handbook of Universities & Other Institutions Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance

    20. R E A D Y R E F E R E C E H A N D B O O K S References Anzovin, S. & Podell, J. (2000). Famous first facts, international edition: A record of first happenings, discoveries, and inventions in world history. New York: H.W. Wilson. Beers, M. (Ed.). (2004). The Merck manual of medical information (2nd home ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster. Beers, M. (Ed.). (2004). The Merck manual of medical information. Retrieved June 29, 2009 from http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html Emily Post’s etiquette. (n.d.). Retrieved June 29, 2009 from http://www.emilypost.com/ Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance. (14th ed., Vols. 1-5). (2008). New York: Ferguson. Gladman, A. (Ed.). (2009). The Europa world of learning (59th ed., Vols 1-2). London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis. Guinness world records 2009. (2008). England: Guinness World Records, Ltd. Guinness world records 2009. (2008). Retrieved June 29, 2009 from http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/ International handbook of universities. (18th ed.). (2005). New York: Palgrave MacMillan. Kane, J., Anzovin, S. & Podell, J. (2006). Famous first facts (6th ed.). New York: H.W. Wilson. Post, Peggy (2004). Emily Post’s etiquette (17th ed.). NY: Harper Collins. Robert, H. & Robert S. (2000). Robert’s rules of order newly revised (10th ed.). Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing. Rules Online. (n.d.). Retrieved June 29, 2009 from http://www.rulesonline.com/ U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2008-2009 ed.). (2008). Occupational outlook handbook. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2008-2009 ed.). (2008). Occupational outlook handbook. Retrieved June 29, 2009 from http://www.bls.gov/OCO