MBUS 501a Chavez Fall2010b

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  • 1. Research Tips for MBUS 501A: Organization Theory and Design Presented by: Paul Boger Stafford Reference Librarian
  • 2. Library Research Tools
    • Library Catalog
      • Titles of Books
      • Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
      • Searches Simpson Library, Stafford Library , and 2 online books collections
    • Databases
      • Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers
      • Company and Industry Information
  • 3. Where do I begin? How do I find information on my topic?
  • 4. Databases – 24/7
    • Database A-Z list
    • Databases by Subject
    • Research Guides
    • Click the drop-down menu by “Research by Subject”
    • Click on “Business – Stafford” to access suggested research resources
    • Click the “GO” button
  • 5. Research Guide
    • Click on the “Databases” option
  • 6. Research Guide
    • Click on the name of a database to begin searching
  • 7. 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
  • 8.
    • Enter your keywords
    • Use quotes to search for phrases
    • Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options
    • Click “Search”
    Business Source Complete
  • 9. Business Source Complete
    • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database
  • 10. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? NO.
    • What if the article is not available in a database? Use ILLIAD.
  • 11. Business Source Complete
    • To search for company information, click the “More” option
    • Click “Company Profiles”
  • 12. Business Source Complete
    • Enter the company name
    • Click “Browse”
    • Click the “Datamonitor Report” link to access the complete document
  • 13.
    • Enter your keywords
    • Use quotes to search for phrases
    • Consider using some of the “Limit” options
    • Click “Go”
    Business Full Text
  • 14. Business Full Text
    • Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Locate Article” if not full text through the database
  • 15. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? YES.
    • Follow the database links to locate article.
  • 16.
    • Enter your keywords
    • Use quotes to search for phrases
    • Consider using some of the “Limit” options
    • Click “Search”
    - ABI/INFORM Complete
  • 17. - ABI/INFORM Complete
    • Click “PDF” or “Full Text” links to retrieve articles
    • Click “Find A Copy” if not full text through the database
  • 18. - ABI/INFORM Complete
    • Click “Locate Article” to retrieve articles
  • 19. “ Locate Journal Article” page
    • Is the article available in a UMW database? YES.
    • Follow the database links to locate article.
  • 20.
    • Enter a company name or ticker symbol
    • Click “Go”
    - Company Searches
  • 21.
    • Use the Tabs to navigate to different company data
    • Click the “Reports” tab to get an industry report or an annual report
    • Click “Company Financials” to get financial data
    - Company Searches
  • 22. - Company Financials
    • Use the drop down menus to find different sets of information
    • Use the sub-tab options to find different sets of information
  • 23. - Company Financials
    • Click the “Finings” tab to search for 10-K reports and other SEC filings
    • Click on the “View Documents” icons to retrieve full text documents
  • 24. - Annual Reports
    • Click the “Reports” tab to access company annual reports
    • Click on the links to access to the complete document
  • 25.
    • On the Basic Search screen, click the “Report Search” tab
    - Industry Reports
  • 26.
    • Search by industry or company name
    • Click “Search”
    - Industry Reports
  • 27.
    • Click “View” or the PDF icon to access the complete document
    - Industry Reports
  • 28.
    • Locate detailed industry reports
    • Search by keyword, company or industry code
    - Industry Reports
  • 29.
    • Download the report as a PDF or MS Word document
    - Industry Reports
  • 30.
    • Navigate to market segments, market characteristics, and regulation
    - Industry Reports
  • 31. What if my materials are at the main campus Library? What if UMW doesn’t have what I need?
    • Illiad – for Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan
      • Create an Illiad Account
      • Online forms to request non-Stafford materials
      • Give library lead time to process request
      • Delivered in electronic or paper format
      • $2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library
  • 32. Where do I begin? How do I find books on my topic?
  • 33. Book Catalog:
    • Perform a “Keyword Search”
    • Book catalog will search for books at the CGPS and Simpson Libraries
    • Enter your keywords
    • Click “Search”
  • 34. Book Catalog: results
    • Both print and electronic books available
    • Call numbers show location
    • NetLibrary – online book
    • Library of Congress - print book
  • 35. Book Catalog: results
    • Print book at Stafford or Simpson Libraries
    • Click “full” for ebooks
    • Click “Item” or “Copies” for print books
  • 36.
    • In the Full Record, click the “Online” link to access the book in NetLibrary
    • Or select NetLibrary from the list of Databases on the “Business – CGPS” Research Guide
    - Online books
  • 37. - Online books
    • Click “View this eBook” to access the complete book
    • From off-campus, you must create a free online account before you can use Netlibrary
  • 38.
    • Try different databases
    • Try different keywords
    • Use an “asterisk” for multiple word endings - *
    • Phrase Searching - use quotation marks
    • Avoid using stop words – in, an, the, of, at
    • Ask Librarians for assistance
    • Writing Center
  • 39. 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