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ENG 455 Portfolio Development for Writers: Home


Use the library catalog to find books on writing careers and issues. Don't forget about ebooks--we have many.

Try these tips for searching in the catalog:

  • Search by subject heading: 
    • Vocational guidance
    • Career development
    • Occupations
    • Job hunting
    • Cover letters
    • Applications for positions
    • Resumes
    • Art Vocational Guidance
  • Search by series title in advanced search for these vocational series:
    • "Great jobs for..."
    • "Opportunities in..."
    • "Careers for..."
    • "Career opportunities in..."

Circulating books in our collection:

  • 2500 Keywords to Get You Hired 650.142 B651t and as an e-book
  • 501+ Great Interview Questions for Employers and the Best Answers for Prospective Employees 650.144 P742f
  • Career Wisdom for College Students 331.702 V887c
  • Extraordinary E-mails, Letters, and Resumes 808.6 N753e
  • Gallery of Best Cover Letters 650.142 N748g 2004
  • How to Find Work in the 21st Century 4th ed.  650.14 M146h 2007
  • Job Hunting Guide: Transitioning from College to Career 650.14 K89j
  • Packaging Yourself: the targeted resume 650.142 W471p
  • Vault College Career Bible 378.1942 V376

Reference books in our collection:

  • America's best graduate schools / U.S. News & World Report R 378.155 A512 2009
  • Peterson's graduate and professional programs R 378.1553 P485
  • Literary Market Place R 029.6 L776
  • What to do with your English or communications degree 331.70235 K64w
  • College majors & careers : a resource guide for effective life planning 331.702 P543c


The library has many electronic books--both reference and career-specific. Here's a small sample:

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