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ACCT 301 - Gomez - Spring 2010

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  • 1. Research Tips for ACCT 301: Intermediate Accounting Paul Boger CGPS Reference Librarian pboger @umw.edu
  • 2. Library Research Tools
    • Library Catalog
      • Searches Simpson Library, CGPS Library , and 2 online book collections
      • Titles of Books
      • Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
    • Databases
      • Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
      • Company and Industry Information
    • Journal Finder
  • 3.
    • Use the Journal Finder :
      • When you already know what article you are looking for
      • If you want to see if the library owns a specific publication
  • 4. Journal Finder
  • 5.
    • Enter the name of the journal
    • Click “Search”
    • OR
    • Use the “Browse” feature to find a publication
  • 6.
    • Locate your publication
    • Check the years covered in the database
    • Click on the name of the database
  • 7.
    • Enter a portion of the article’s title
    • Click “Run Search”
    • Remove any checkmarks in the “Exclude” section
  • 8.
    • Click the article’s title to access the complete document
    • You can email, print, and save document
  • 9. Where do I begin? How can I find information on my topic?
  • 10. Databases – 24/7
    • Database A-Z list
    • Databases by Subject
    • Research Guides
    • Click the drop-down menu by “Research by Subject”
    • Click on Business – CGPS to access suggested research resources
    • Click the “GO” button
  • 11. Research Guide
    • Click on the “Database” option
  • 12. Research Guide
    • Click on the name of a database to begin searching
  • 13. Can I use the databases from home? jsmith password Yes!
    • You will have to log-in to the databases when off-campus
    • Contact the Library if you have access problems
  • 14.
    • Enter a company name or ticker symbol
    • Click “Search”
    - Company Financials
  • 15.
    • Use the Tabs to navigate to different company data
    • Use “Company Financials”, “Annual Reports”, or “EDGAR” to access company financial details
    - Company Details
  • 16.
    • Use the drop down menus to find different sets of information
    • Use the sub-tab options to find different sets of information
    - Company Financials
  • 17.
    • Click the “EDGAR” tab to search for 10-K reports and other SEC filings
    • Click on the icons to retrieve full text documents
    - SEC Filings
  • 18.
    • Click the “Annual Reports” to access company annual reports
    • Click on the links to access to the complete document
    - Annual Reports
  • 19. : Company Dossier Search
    • Perform a “Company Dossier” search
    • Enter your company name or ticker symbol
    • You can search for private or public companies
    • Click “Search”
  • 20.
    • Click the name of your company when it appears
    • Under “Company Type”, note the differences for parent vs. subsidiary, and public vs. private companies
    : Company Dossier Search
  • 21. : Company Dossier Results
    • Use the Reports menu to locate additional information on a company
    • Click “Financial Information” for financial details
  • 22. : Company Dossier Results
    • You can download, print, or email any portion of the financial data
  • 23. : SEC Filings
    • Under the “Business” subject area, you can search for SEC reports
    • Using the menu on the left, click “SEC Filings”
  • 24. : SEC Filings
    • Enter a company name, ticker symbol, or keyword to retrieve full text SEC filings
    • Use “Sources” to search for a specific SEC form
    • Limit your searches by time period
  • 25. : Accounting
    • Also under the “Business” subject area is an “Accounting” option
    • Search through a variety of full text accounting publications
    • Search by keyword
    • Select your Sources
  • 26.
    • Enter your keywords
    • Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options
    • Click “Search”
    Business Source Complete
  • 27. Business Source Complete
    • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database
    • Limit your results further by using the options on the search results page
  • 28. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? YES.
    • Use the database links to locate article.
  • 29. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? NO.
    • To request this article, click the ILLIAD links.
  • 30. What if my materials are at the main campus Library? What if UMW doesn’t have what I need?
    • Use Illiad to request materials not located at the CGPS Library
      • Create an online Illiad Account
      • Submit requests through Libraries’ website
      • Request books, articles, dissertations
      • Delivered online or to the CGPS Library
      • $2 fee for articles located at Simpson Library
  • 31. Illiad : document delivery and interlibrary loan
  • 32.
    • Try different databases
    • Try different keywords
    • Use an “asterisk” for multiple word endings - *
    • Phrase Searching - quotation marks
    • Avoid stop words like: in, an, of, for, on, by
    • Ask Librarians for assistance
    • Writing Center
  • 33. Need help? Have Questions?
    • Come to the Library
      • Mondays - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
      • Fridays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
      • Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Contact the Library Staff
      • [email_address]
      • 540-286-8025
      • IM: cgpslibrary
    • Set up a Research Appointment
      • [email_address]
      • 540-286-8066
  • 34. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30 pm (Monday through Thursday)