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Health Sciences

A general guide for health sciences research. For guides specific to the Nursing and Allied Health programs, please see the "NUR & Allied Health Guides" tab. Direct comments to kmentzer@nvcc.edu

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For individual research help, schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center includes job and industry profiles; job-hunting and workplace skills; career and industry resources; and college planning and financial aid resources. NOTE: If you would like to use Ferguson's Career Guidance Center off-campus, you will be prompted to login with your MyNOVA username and password.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the most authoritative resource for hundreds of occupations and describes job characteristics, work environment, qualifications, pay, and employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.  This is a free resource provided by the U.S. government.

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