Business Communication: Cool Library Resources

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Business Communication: Cool Library Resources

  1. 1. Library ins and outs designed specifically for Business Students 1
  2. 2. I am available to help you with researchand citing your work. Laura Slavin, MLS, MBA Librarian Extraordinaire 2
  3. 3. The Research Process  Decide on a topic. What do you want to write about? What is your thesis? Look up background information. This will help you develop and refine your thesis. Search for appropriate sources Evaluate the sources as you find them Manage, Cite and properly integrate your sources as support for your thesis 3
  4. 4. Library Home Page http://library.lmunet.edu  • Search the library catalog • Search databases • Get an interlibrary loan 4
  5. 5. Business Specific Database Page  • Dig into your research topic • Geared toward business course work 5
  6. 6. Library Proxy Login  6
  7. 7. Business Databases Business Source PremierComputer DatabaseHoover’sEbsco’s E-Book Collection 7
  8. 8. Gale VirtualReferenceLibraryUnder Basic Search, click onHistory to see a hyperlinked list ofHistory related reference books. 8
  9. 9. Gale Virtual Reference LibraryAn excellent database to use when you’re looking for a research topic. Or if you are just beginning your research. 9
  10. 10. Business Source Premier  Set limits to Peer Reviewed or Full Text only Thesaurus Company Profiles Create a My Ebsco account, save your citations. 10
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  12. 12. Computer Database  Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. 12
  13. 13. Hoovers  13
  14. 14. EBSCO Ebook Collection 14
  15. 15. Library Catalog  • Search the library catalog • Look up what books are currently on our shelves (eBooks too!) • View from anywhere you have internet access 15
  16. 16. WorldCat  16
  17. 17. ILLiad   Order books and articles that LMU Library does not have! 17
  18. 18. SEWs Writing Requirement Annotated Bibliography APA Format Handbook at library Here is a helpful url: http://owl.english.purdue.e du/owl/resource/560/05/ 18
  19. 19. Questions?  19

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