How to Find Materials
The Career Strategy & Advancement Office maintains an extensive library of legal career development materials for student and alumni use.
The Career Strategy Office Library is located in the main Career Strategy Office suite, at Room 42. The Career Strategy Library collection is easy to browse, and current students may borrow materials overnight.
To research the Career Strategy Library collection, use INNOPAC. Career Strategy Office Library materials are cataloged on the Villanova Law Library Catalog system called
To search the Villanova Law Library Catalog for Career Strategy Library
- Go to the Villanova Law Library home page (http://www.law.villanova.edu/library/) and click the INNOPAC icon (or type the catalog address at:
- Once at “INNOPAC”, click on SEARCH THE CATALOG to search by Author, Title, Subject or Keywords.
- To limit your search to Career Strategy Library materials located in the Career Strategy Office Library, click the blue button that says
"LIMIT THIS SEARCH." Then click the pull-down menu for
"WHERE THE ITEM IS LOCATED" and choose J> CAREER
STRATEGY. (If you simply search by Author, Title or Keyword you will get results for the whole library database.)
- The best approach is to search by SUBJECT using the specific subject terms used in the Career Strategy Office Library. This will usually retrieve only materials kept in Career Strategy and you will not have to
LIMIT THIS SEARCH. (One exception is the Career Strategies subject CORPORATIONS which is also a valid library subject term.) The Career Strategy Office Library subject terms are listed below for your reference.
This is also how items are shelved in the Career Strategy Office Library.
Career Strategy Office Library Subject Terms
Career Development / Job Seeking
Government / Public Interest
Legal Search / Recruiting Firms
Post J.D. Education
Salary / Employment Data
Practice Area - Admiralty
Practice Area - Antitrust
Practice Area - Banking / Finance
Practice Area - Bankruptcy / Credit
Practice Area - Civil Litigation
Practice Area - Corporate / Business
Practice Area - Criminal
Practice Area - Entertainment
Practice Area - Environmental
Practice Area - Family
Practice Area - Health Care
Practice Area - Immigration
Practice Area - Intellectual Property
Practice Area - International
Practice Area - Labor / Employment
Practice Area - Military / JAG
Practice Area - Real Estate
Practice Area - Solo / Small Firm
Practice Area - Sports
Practice Area - Tax
Practice Area - Trusts / Estates