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Materials and Assignments for English 305, Technical Writing: Finding Information about Professions

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

Search the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook using this search box or go directly to the site.



Search for: your profession and “professional association”

Search for: your profession and blog / Twitter / Facebook [and so on]

Find Trade and Peer-Reviewed Journals in Your Field

Use ABI / Inform to Find Trade and Peer-Reviewwed Journals

  • Go to Advanced Search
  • Click on Publications at the top of the page, underneath the ABI / INFORM COMPLETE heading
  • Click on the Publication Subject menu on the right-hand side of the page and choose your major or discipline (be sure to click on More Options first)
  • Next, on the Narrow Publications List on the right-hand side, click on Trade Journals or Scholarly Journals limiters

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