MGT 4330/5330 (Dr. Mills)
Critical Issues in Human Resources Management

Purpose: To find sources in Cornette Library and on the World Wide Web to complete your assignment.

Assignment: Prepare a presentation on a job examination or a management interview/analysis.

Reference Sources

Kinds of information

Where are they located?

Examples:

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
HF 5381 .E52 2000 Ref.
VGM's Careers Encyclopedia
HF 5382.5 .U5 C337 2002 Ref.
VGM Career Horizons Series
These include the On The Job, Great Jobs, Opportunities in, and Careers for series on many careers.

Do you have my career?

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Journal, Magazine, & Newspaper Articles

Provide current information

Databases index articles found in journals and magazines. They may contain:

Some are general, covering many kinds of topics. Others focus on specialized areas.

How to Access

Where to Start

Power Search QuickSearch
Search the databases below with one keyword search. Best for simple, keyword searches. Need to go to the actual database for more specific or complex searches.
Power Search: Find Databases: Business: Management
Suggested business management databases.

Specific Recommendations

Academic Search Complete
Contains abstracts, citations, and full-text for a broad range of topics.
Business Source Complete
Business-oriented database. Use "Company Profiles" button to access Datamonitor Reports.
Regional Business News
75 full-text business journals, newsletters, and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
InfoTrac Newspapers
Dozens of major newspapers, including the most recent year of the New York Times.

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Web Sites

Professional Associations

How to locate?

Other Career Web Sites

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Current information on careers and their futures.
Online Occupational Network Database
Replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Search occupations by keyword or code number.
Descriptions include task summary, knowledge, skills, abilities, work environment, and needed preparation. Also provides list of related occupations and links to wage and employment information.
SHRM Online
Society for Human Resource Management: news, job listings, issue forums, webcast series, and more.
Careers and Job Hunting
Links to web sites that will help choose a career and find a job.
WTAMU Career Services
Information about salaries, jobs, interviews, and careers.

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Citing Your Sources

Why?

APA Manual

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Your Comments

Thank you.

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