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    About OOQ Online
    OOQ Online is based on the print periodical Occupational Outlook Quarterly and mirrors its print counterpart.

    To make the best use of the medium, OOQ Online gives you the opportunity to read a "nutshell" description or a "snippet" from each OOQ article before you download the full text of the article.

    Nutshells and snippets are provided in the standard language of the Web, HTML. They are meant for online reading. The full text of each article is available in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). The PDF files are not designed for online reading; instead, we provide them so that users may print copies that will be substantially easier to read on paper than they would be to read online. PDF files also retain the layout and page numbering of the printed article, so they can be used to make or follow bibliographic references.

    OOQ Online includes an index of online articles published in print starting with Spring 1999. In addition, a 5-year index for articles in print is available. Reprints of some articles can be ordered.

    OOQ provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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    About Adobe PDF Logo PDF files

    To view PDF files on this website, you will need Adobe's Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher, which you can download for free from Adobe's Web site.

    Beside each link to a PDF file, you will find a notation of the file size. The file size gives you an indication of the time required to download the file.

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    The following features appear in most issues of the online and print editions of Occupational Outlook Quarterly:

    • Grab Bag presents a collection of brief items of interest to counselors and students.

    • You're a what? explores unusual occupations by taking a look at the career of someone in that occupation.

    • OOChart is a graphic presentation of data of interest to counselors and students.

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    Copyright information

    All text, charts, and tables are in the public domain, and, with appropriate credit, may be reproduced without permission. Most photographs and illustrations are protected by copyright.

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    Publishing schedule
    An issue goes online before the subsequent issue appears in print.

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    Our Staff


    • Kathleen Green

    Managing editor

    • Olivia Crosby

    Desktop publisher

    • Alan Lacey

    Contributing editors

    • Drew Liming

    • Elka Maria Torpey

    Associate editor

    • Edith Baker

    Web design & production

    • Mary Jablonski

    • Imran Khan

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2008