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Where Do You Go To Find Out More?

Research is More than Just Books

When I think of research, I might see myself in the library digging into volumes of books. But research is more than just books. There are many different ways to study, and there are many places I can go to find out what I need to know. For example, when I meet a friend for coffee I might talk about some of the choices I’m considering. My friend might share something with me that changes my whole perspective. Research is gathering information anywhere, anytime, with anyone.

I can get information from:

People:Medias and Mediums:
People I knowNewspapers
People in the occupationBooks
 Career counselors and career consultantsMagazines
EmployersVideos
Teachers/instructors/professorsAudiotapes
CoachesComputer programs
DruggistsSelf-study and distance learning materials
Postal CarriersT.V. specials
DentistsRadio
DoctorsTrade Journals
ChiropractorsCompany annual reports
Former employersLibraries
Co-workersLabour Market
Casual acquaintancesInformation Centres
SupervisorsCareer Information Hotlines
HairstylistsSpecial interest groups
Clerks, customers, servers, bus/cab driversEducational institutions
FamilyPrivate vocational schools
FriendsWorkshops and Conventions
RelativesCommunity organizations and agencies
Parents of children’s friendsBusinesses
Workshop participants and speakersUnions
Volunteers, members, coordinators and associatesProfessional and Trade Associations 
Bus passengers and sports spectatorsNewspaper, radio, television and internet
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