PLAN 053: The Changing American Job

Library coursepage for PLAN 053: The Changing American Job.

Research & Writing Guides

Writing & Citing

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What is in this guide?

This guide is designed to help you with your coursework in PLAN053: The Changing American Job.

The selected data sources, research & writing guides, article databases, and search tools provide access to resources available from the University Library.  General, economic, and employment-specific information is provided

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Data Sources

CareerOneStopFrom the U.S. Department of Labor, this site enables comparisons of wages in different metro areas, as well as within local areas with other, similar occupations.  In addition, it provides employment trends (projections) nationally and by state.  Note: This is an aggregator site, presenting information from a variety of sources.  Be sure to include their original source (BLS, Employment Security Commission, etc.) in your citation!

mySkills myFuture: A service provided by CareerOneStop, this site allows job seekers to explore careers that match their current careers, compare the skills required for one career versus another, and explore the skills and training necessary for careers of interest.  Results can also be filtered by location, allowing for comparisons of wages and certifications in different geographic areas.

Selected Resources & Article Databases

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Suggested catalog subjects: Employment | Job Creation -- United States | Employment Forecasting -- United States | Economic Development

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