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Occupational aptitude tests
5th ed. Ed. by Teddy Maddox. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 2003. These short descriptions of tests from education, psychology, and human resources provide title, author, population, purpose, scoring methods, cost and availability. Also lists tests that can be given to the hearing, physically and visually impaired, as well as non-English speakers. Ref BF 176.T43 2003
5th ed. Ed. by Taddy Maddox. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 2003. Ref BF176 .T43 2003
Occupational aptitude tests -- United States -- Catalogs
6 Vol. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1986-1992 and 1993- 1995. LB 3051.E79 1986 v.1-6; LB3051 .E79 1993 v. 1-2 (Also online at ETS Test Collection Locator at http://testcollection.ets.org). Brief descriptions of tests, including publication information, for vocational, achievement and intelligence assessments. Subject index permits searching by population (e.g., mentally disabled or grade 3) or by knowledge to be tested (e.g., job skills or reading skills).
Occupations
Employment links for psychology related positions.
Career descriptions and data.
For dozens of different kinds of industries, such as educational services and healthcare, this source describes occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings, expected job prospects, and working conditions. U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Includes career-related articles from other journals and newspapers, a resume bank, and employer profiles.
Comprehensive job and career site. Search for jobs, post your resume, read advice on many career-related topics, such as continuing education, working from home, career management, and interviewing.
Employment links to various online resources for jobs in philosophy.
A national database searchable by healthcare specialty and location for jobs in the health care field.
Employment listings from the American Sociological Association.
Web site designed to supplement the book, What Color Is Your Parachute? Take interactive career counseling tests, search for job openings, research companies and salaries, and more
Click on "Career Links" for a variety of student career information.
Search for professional library and information science job listings.
Explore health and medical science careers, from the National Institutes of Health.
Search company profiles in alphabetical order or job opportunities by state.
Comprehensive occupational descriptions and data. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
This U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site provides employment and wage estimates for over 700 occupations. Estimates are available for the nation, by state, and by metropolitan area, as well as for specific industries.
Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Information on popular careers. Each career has its own detail page, including information on salaries for that career by city, the number of jobs by city, forecasted job growth rates, schools relevant to training for the career, and more. All data is through 2008 unless otherwise noted (the 10 year job growth forecast is for the period 2006-2016).
Compare the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. and international cities.
MAIN Ref HF5382 .T59 This book highlights jobs that the U.S. Department of Labor projects to have the fastest growth for the next century.
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and public libraries. The collection provides full text coverage for 350 trade and industry related periodicals.
Information on over 8,000 public companies with links for 31,183 companies and funds.
Occupations -- Forecasting
This book helps college graduates narrow their career options and learn more about jobs of interest by browsing a variety of best jobs lists, then looking up the job descriptions. 2003.
Contains 65 best jobs lists that rank the best jobs in categories that fit salary needs, education attainment, interests, and career objectives. Also has complete descriptions of more than 500 jobs that include skills, knowledge, and training needed. 2004.
Explore careers. Information is at the state level whenever possible. Includes forecasts. U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Wall Street Journal site of employment rates by college major. Based on data from Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
Help with discovering a new career. From a partnership between government and educational agencies.
MAIN Ref Gov Docs OJB 194.2:J62/2001
Offers an assessment to match skills with occupations. Created in partnership with the state government of Minnesota.
Oceania -- History
Contains references about the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
Ocean World is a user-friendly, comprehensive site for students and instructors in Oceanography with educational resources for kindergarten through the graduate level. Created and maintained by Dr. Robert H. Stewart of Texas A&M University, this site provides many links to online resources for 11 categories of topics within Oceanography, Meteorology, and Ocean Engineering. The resources include those using real-time data. Users can download several textbooks written by "Dr. Bob" for free (in Web or PDF format) as well as read his other publications. The site features a "Print Friendly Page" icon for best results. There is also an "Email Dr. Bob" feature for questions not answered on the site.
OCLC WorldCat see WorldCat
OCLC WorldCat database see WorldCat
off campus
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Authorization form for delivery of library materials to off-campus and distance-learning students.
Describes procedures for book delivery to off-campus and distance learning students residing 30+ miles away from a Kent State University Library.
Instructions for library users who cannot find a book on shelf.
Instructions for library users who cannot find a book on shelf.
Describes library services for distance and online learning, for both students and faculty
Outlines library services for faculty teaching online and distance learning courses
Describes library services for off-campus students enrolled in distance learning courses.
Offenses against the person
Violence & Abuse Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 35,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Office (software)
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Ohio -- Economic Conditions
Provides up-to-date information on each of Ohio's counties from over 50 sources. Includes data on population, housing, economic conditions, labor.
MAIN ref index table HD9727.O3 O36
Ohio -- History -- Sources
Digitized map collection that currently consists of the Atlas and industrial geography of Summit county, Ohio published by Rectigraph Abstract & Title Company; Combination atlas map of Summit county, Ohio published by Tackabury, Mead & Moffett; and Illustrated Summit County, Ohio, published by Akron Map & Atlas Co.
A project of the Kenyon College Rural Life Center, this is a digitized collection of photographs, documents, and other artifacts relating to the Black community life and experience in Knox County, Ohio.
Lake Erie's Yesterdays is a collection of historic photographs of northwestern Ohio, documenting the local history of the Erie Islands and Lake Erie's western basin. These black and white images were produced by Sandusky, Ohio, commerical photographer Ernst Niebergall between 1909 and 1915.
The Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints describes books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in Ohio, from the earliest in 1796 through 1850.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Digital Images is a collection of documents related to slavery, abolition, and emancipation. The collection includes abolitionist broadsheets, photographs by Matthew Brady, letters and speeches of President Lincoln and other presidents, and other historic letters, documents, and pictures.
The Oil and Gas Interactive Web Map gives data on individual counties and can be zoomed, panned, and printed in a variety of layouts (PDF, GIF, JPEG, etc). You can perform queries as well as create maps showing wells from particular geologic intervals with features such as type of production, proximity depth, and proximity to city boundaries. Many other features let you further customize the map. Before gaining access to this map, you will have to accept a user agreement. This site uses pop-up windows and will require you to disable pop-up blockers. Also, this map works best with high-resolution screens. Instructions are included to help you adjust your resolution.
Ohio History Central is a readily accessible, online resource that documents Ohio's natural history, prehistory, and history through encyclopedic-style entries that are complemented with multimedia elements.
Contains over 25,000 primary sources from 330 of Ohio's archives, historical societies, libraries and museums. Documents Ohio's past from prehistory to the present.
This site provides access to Geology and groundwater resources of Portage County, Ohio, USGS report number 511. Includes the full text report and five maps with zoom and pan features. The report can also be purchased through this site.
High resolution scans of works of art by Cleveland artists, commissioned under the Works Progress Administration. The WPA was the largest New Deal program and provided jobs and income to the unemployed during the Great Depression. It built many public buildings and roads, and as well operated a large arts project.
Ohio -- Newspapers
Full text of 5 Ohio newspapers: The Blade (Toledo), 1996 - present; Cincinnati Post, 1990- 2007; Columbus Dispatch, 1985 - present; Dayton Daily News, 1990 - present; Plain Dealer (Cleveland), 1991 - present. Also includes 27 popular and news magazines.
Ohio -- Population -- Statistics
A rich collection of Ohio demographic, industry, and economic information. Much of the data is provided at the county level, including population, housing, income, employment, and business indicators. Includes a nice, detailed area on "site selection."
OhioLINK
Consortia Memberships
An overview and tutorial of how OhioLINK works and how to use it.
Library Fine Appeal Form
Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
An overview of how to use the OhioLINK Authentication Service.
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
University Libraries' policy on waiving of fines, fees, and other charges.
Older people
Provides extensive coverage of age and age-related issues. Updated 3 times per year.
Older people -- United States -- Statistics
Ref Index Table HQ1064 .U5 O43 2004
on hold shelf
Instructions for library users who cannot find a book on shelf.
Instructions for library users who cannot find a book on shelf.
Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
Online databases
Web site featuring newpapers from around the world.
Opera
Includes full-text of the the Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.), Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music (2002 revision) and the Oxford Dictionary of Music (2nd ed. rev.).
Includes the Oxford Dictionary of Dance, the Concise Oxford Dictionaries of Music and Opera, Who's Who in Opera, the Oxford Companions to Music and Shakespeare, the Concise Oxford Companion to Theatre, and more
Opera -- Translating
IPA Source is a large collection of IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) transcriptions and literal translations of art songs and arias originally in Latin, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. Now contains over 5,700 texts, including about 1,000 aria texts.
Optical materials
Archived newsletters from ALCOM.
Describes the work of Dr. Rainer Macdonald and his research group. Among the research activities are the investigation, development and application of new organic materials and material systems with improved optical, nonlinear optical and electro-optical properties. Materials under investigation are liquid crystals, polymers and low molar mass anisotropic glasses.
Multi-institutional, interdisciplinary center for advanced research and development of liquid crystal optoelectronic materials, technology, and consumer products. Participants include Kent State University (KSU), Case Western Reserve University, and University of Akron. Housed at the Liquid Crystal Institute of KSU.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Optoelectronic devices
Describes the work of Dr. Rainer Macdonald and his research group. Among the research activities are the investigation, development and application of new organic materials and material systems with improved optical, nonlinear optical and electro-optical properties. Materials under investigation are liquid crystals, polymers and low molar mass anisotropic glasses.
ordering
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
Organic compounds -- Synthesis
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
A database of 17,221 English review articles (from journals and books) of interest to synthetic organic chemists. It includes the previous version (which covered literature between 1970 and 2002) plus an update containing articles until the end of 2003.
Organic compounds -- Tables
Contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
organizations
Links to scholarly societies and organizations for English studies.
Links to scholarly societies and organizations for language studies.
A selective list of major societies and organizations for Women's Studies.
Defining memberships for University Libraries including ARL, CCUMC, CRL, OCLC, and OhioLINK.
orientation
Floor by floor view of Main Library
Overview and links to the library's programs and initiatives for first year students.
Link to streaming version of Meet Me at the Library
Overview of library tours and schedules.
Online Library Tour
overdue
Describes conditions which will cause patron library records to be blocked; describes billing rates and schedules for various item types.
Circulation Department homepage
Library Fine Appeal Form
Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
Table of loan periods, renewals, and fines for various item types and patron categories.
Instructions for renewing library materials.
University Libraries' policy on waiving of fines, fees, and other charges.