By Shauna Borger
Title: Job Traks Career Series compact disk collection, 1999-2006
Primary Creator: JobTraks (1999-)
Other Creators: Drnevich, Vincent P., King, Alexander H. (Alexander Harvey), (1954)
Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet. More info below.
Arrangement: The series includes interviews with Purdue faculty such as Dominick Andrisani, School of Aeronautics, Rob Sovinski, Landscape Architecture, Vince Drnevich, Head of the Civil Engineering department in the School of Engineering, Dr. Mark Russell, Animal Sciences, Joseph LaLopa, Hospitality and Tourism Management and Alexander H. King, Head of the School of Materials Engineering. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Date Acquired: 06/10/2008
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The JobTraks Career Series compact disk collection (1999-2006, 0.25 cubic feet) documents a radio program called JobTraks that was produced at Indiana University. Several Purdue University faculty members were interviewed for the program. The program includes career information and contemporary music. Some of the careers discussed in the program include: veterinary medicine, agricultural engineering, agricultural business, landscape architecture, and hospitality and tourism management. Some of the contemporary music includes bands such as Matchbox Twenty, Pearl Jam, 3 Doors Down, TLC, New Found Glory, Coldplay, Christina Aguilera, and Sheryl Crow. The audio files are all saved on the CDs in a .cda format, which means that the files are audio files that are stored on CD media. The audio on the .cda files can only play from a CD-ROM and, as a result, the ability to transfer the files to another source, like a server, is impossible since the .cda files are representations of CD audio tracks. The .cda files do not contain the correct code that would make them available on other media.
JobTraks was a radio program produced by Indiana University, Office of Public Affairs and broadcast on WBDG and high school all over the Midwest, United States. It covered one career a week, discussing benefits, salary, and education issues about each career. The show also played a variety of contemporary hit music. In Bloomington, Indiana, JobTraks aired on WBDG at 7:00 AM on Thursday mornings and then again at 12:30 PM on Sunday afternoons. WBDG aired JobTraks for several years. JobTraks is currently in its eighth season of production.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
Collection is open for research.
Byron K. Smith
Donated by Byron K. Smith.
MSP 24, JobTraks Career Series compact disk collection, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: CDs with file extension .cda, 1999-2006],