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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Career Corner

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Career Resources  

Deciding on a Career

General Career Books

What color is your parachute? / by Richard Nelson Bolles.
Location: Multiple holdings

The Pathfinder : how to choose or change your career for a lifetime of satisfaction and success / Nicholas Lore.
Library Location: Undergrad Career Cluster [non-circulating]
Call Number: 650.14 L885p

Do what you are : discover the perfect career for you through the secrets of personality type / Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger.
Location: Multiple holdings

I could do anything if I only knew what it was : how to discover what you really want and how to get it
/ Barbara Sher with Barbara Smith.
Library Location: Main Stacks
Call Number: 158.1 Sh51i

Undergrad Career Books

You majored in what? / Katharine Brooks.
Library Location: Undergrad
Call Number: 650.14 B791y

"So what are you going to do with that?" : finding careers outside academia / Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius.
Library Location: Business & Economics Reserves
Call Number: 650.14 B29s

The Career guide : Dun's employment opportunities directory
Library Location: Undergrad
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 D86y

Skill Building

General Skill Building Books

10 things employers want you to learn in college : the know-how you need to succeed / Bill Coplin.
Libary Location: Undergrad
Call Number: 378.013 C792t

How to win friends and influence people / Dale Carnegie
Location: Multiple holdings

The seven habits of highly effective people : restoring the character ethic / Stephen R. Covey.
Location: Multiple holdings

Getting things done : the art of stress-free productivity / David Allen.
Location: Oak Street Facility [request only]

Study Skills Books

The memory book / Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas.
Location: Undergrad
154.1 L88m1996
Location: Oak Street Facility [request only]
Call Number: 154.1 L88m

What smart students know : maximum grades, optimum learning, minimum time / Adam Robinson.
Location: Undergrad
Call Number: 371.30281 R56W
Location: Residence Halls Busey-Evans Study Guides
Call Number: 371.3 R56w 1993

How to read a book/  Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren.
Location: Main Stacks
Call Number: 374.1 AD5H1972
Location: Undergrad
Call Number: 374.1 AD5H1972

Power Point Books

PowerPoint 2007 all-in-one desk reference for dummies / Peter Weverka
Location: Natural History Reference [non-circulating]
Call Number: 005.58 W54p

Presentation zen : simple ideas on presentation design and delivery / Garr Reynolds
Location: Business & Economics
Call Number: 658.452 R334p

PowerPoint presentations that sell : simple techniques to plan, design and deliver sales presentations that get results / by Adam B. Cooper
Location: Main Stacks
Call Number: 658.81002855 C784p


Excel 2007 data analysis for dummies / Stephen L. Nelson
Location: Undergrad
Call Number: 005.54 N337e

Professional Excel development : the definitive guide to developing applications using Microsoft Excel, VBA, and .NET / Rob Bovey ... [et al.]
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library
Location: Acquired by Request Only - CARLI Pilot Progra

IT Materials


HTML Tutorial

-HTML is the basic mark up language for webpages. Although there are many programs, such as Dreamweaver, that you can use to make a website, you still need to sometimes be able to manuallywork with the HTML.

-The W3School is a famous online provider of tutorials.

-Website provides not only an online how-to manual but also interactive exercises and tests.

XML Tutorial

-XML is the encoding and sharing data electronically. HTML is the front end, which controls what information you see on the webpage. XML is the backend, which controls where and how the information is stored.