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Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Career Resources

Published by Dipa Barua
Hello

Thanks for the book suggestions! As we discussed on the phone this afternoon, I'm able to purchase some of them in an online format -- my preference for such high demand titles.  See my notes below each item on the list in the PS below.

Regarding the "Canadian" titles on your list that happen to be available in print format only: after our phone call, I decided you'd made such a strong case for those two titles that I'd go ahead and order copies for Burnaby!  Now I'm in the midst of discussing the possibility of additional copies of those titles with our other campus libraries. I'll email you once I know more on those titles.

I understand that you had also requested one other title, and that Christine in our Collections Management Division let you know that it was available online already.  We actually have quite a few resume, interview, and cover letter books in online format.  Try the following links to unearth both online and print titles on such topics:

Resumes: http://is.gd/XzwjlO

Cover letters: http://is.gd/NZ9U0v

Interviews: http://is.gd/5DdmiW

Finally, we do pick up books (and ebooks) on "careers" more generally at times.  Check out this one, for instance:
Courage in the Twenty-First Century The Art of Successful Job Transition
http://troy.lib.sfu.ca/record=b6320193~S1a

Let me know if you have any questions at all.

Mark
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1.     Author: Carole Martin
Title: Boost Your Interview IQ
Publisher & where & when published: McGraw Hill 2012

>>> I've ordered an online version that will allow up to 3 SFU readers at one time. I suspect that will be adequate for this resource.  There should be a live link to this title in our catalogue within 2 weeks.

2.    Author: Katharine Hansen
Title: Top Notch Executive Interviews
Publisher & where & when published: The Career Press Inc. 2010
a.    Publisher: Career Press; 1 edition (October 20, 2009)
b.    ISBN-13: 978-1601630841

>>> I've ordered an online version of this title as well. In this case, I was able to buy an edition that allows for "unlimited simultaneous users."  Again, there should be a live link to this title in the catalogue within 2 weeks.

3.    Author: Katherine Hansen
Title: Top Notch Executive Resumes
Publisher & where & when published: The Career Press Inc. 2008
a.    Publisher: Career Press; 1 edition (July 15 2008)
b.    ISBN-13: 978-1564149893

>>> As we discussed on the phone, this title is available in print only and is getting a bit older, so I'll skip ordering it for now.

4.    Author: Sharon Graham
Title: Best Canadian Cover Letters
Publisher & where & when published: Career Professionals of Canada 2013
http://sharongraham.ca/bookstore/best-canadian-resumes/best-canadian-cover-letters/

>>> This one is available in print only.  I've ordered a copy for our Bennett (Burnaby) library.  I'll talk to our business librarians at the other campuses (esp. the Belzberg Library at SFU Vancouver where you are based) about possibly ordering additional copies for their branches.  We will let you know if we do so.

5.    Author: Sharon Graham
Title: Best Canadian Resumes 3rd edition
Publisher & where & when published: Career Professionals of Canada 2013
http://sharongraham.ca/bookstore/best-canadian-resumes/best-canadian-resumes-2/

>>> As with #4 above -- this one is only available in print. I've ordered copies for the Bennett Library in Burnaby and will talk to the librarians at the other campus libraries about additional ones.  We'll let you know how many other copies we end up buying.

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Mark Bodnar
Business Librarian
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