A good way to find issues in your chosen career is to visit an association or organization website that focuses on your field. There are professional and trade associations for almost every profession and industry. Their purpose is to promote the profession, represent the interests of professional practictioners, and answer any queries from the public.
Go to Occupational Outlook Handbook. The Handbook includes information about your profession, education requirements, earnings, links to information about the job market in each state, and trade association information.
Search for your career.
Note: Scroll to the section on "Sources of Additional Information" to find professional or trade associations.
Finding Information about your chosen Profession
Browsing a Professional or Trade Organization Website
The professional/trade organization website can help you research current issues in your current profession and locate trade publications.
Finding Issues - Look for links labeled: News, Publications, Research, Topics, Frequently Asked Questions, and Press Releases.
Finding Publications - Look for links labeled: Publications
Trade Publications are sometimes provided for free via the association website. If they are not provided for free, check to see if the library has a subscription.
A multidisciplinary organization committed to the advancement of scientific approaches to the understanding and improvement of human functioning through the investigation and application of behavioral, cognitive, and other evidence-based principles to the assessment, prevention, treatment of human problems, and the enhancement of health and well-being.
The largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with nearly 130,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.