Research Tips for  MBUS 516: Project Management Paul Boger CGPS  Reference Librarian pboger @umw.edu
Library Research Tools <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles  of Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles  o...
Databases How do I find information on my topic?
Databases – 24/7 <ul><li>Database A-Z list </li></ul><ul><li>Databases by Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Research Guides </li><...
Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the “Database” option </li></ul>
Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the name of a database to begin searching </li></ul>
Can I use the databases from home?  jsmith password Yes!
<ul><li>Enter your keywords on the search boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Notice the “Phrase” options.  This keeps  your terms sid...
<ul><li>Click any article title on the search results page for more information on the article  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Click “View PDF”  or “View HTML” to view article </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a “Keyword” or “Key Readings” to find ...
<ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options  </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Business Source Complete <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Journal ...
“ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the database...
<ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit” options  </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search”...
Business Full Text <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Article” if no...
“ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database?  NO. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the ILLIAD l...
<ul><li>Locate detailed industry reports </li></ul><ul><li>Search by keyword or industry code </li></ul>- Industry Reports
<ul><li>Download the report as a PDF or MS Word document </li></ul>- Industry Reports
<ul><li>Navigate to market segments, market characteristics, and regulation </li></ul>- Industry Reports
<ul><li>Enter a company name or ticker symbol </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>- Company Searches
<ul><li>Use the Tabs to navigate to different company data </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Industry Reports” tab to get a pro...
<ul><li>On the Basic Search screen, click the “Industry Reports” tab </li></ul>- Industry Reports
<ul><li>Select your industry from the drop down menus </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Download” to access the PDF version of the ...
<ul><li>Try different databases </li></ul><ul><li>Try different keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use an “asterisk” for multiple ...
What if my materials are at the main campus Library?  What if UMW doesn’t have what I need? <ul><li>Illiad  – for Document...
Illiad: to request materials not at the CGPS Library
Need help? Have Questions? <ul><li>Come to the Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mondays - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.  </li></u...
& Take A Break! Served at 5:30pm Monday through Thursday
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MBUS 516 - Chavez - Spring 2010

  1. 1. Research Tips for MBUS 516: Project Management Paul Boger CGPS Reference Librarian pboger @umw.edu
  2. 2. Library Research Tools <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles of Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searches Simpson Library, CGPS Library , and 2 online books collections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company and Industry Information </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Databases How do I find information on my topic?
  4. 4. Databases – 24/7 <ul><li>Database A-Z list </li></ul><ul><li>Databases by Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Research Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Click the drop-down menu by “Research by Subject” </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Business – CGPS” to access suggested research resources </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “GO” button </li></ul>
  5. 5. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the “Database” option </li></ul>
  6. 6. Research Guide <ul><li>Click on the name of a database to begin searching </li></ul>
  7. 7. Can I use the databases from home? jsmith password Yes!
  8. 8. <ul><li>Enter your keywords on the search boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Notice the “Phrase” options. This keeps your terms side-by-side </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Article Types” menu for different results </li></ul><ul><li>Click Search </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Click any article title on the search results page for more information on the article </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Click “View PDF” or “View HTML” to view article </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a “Keyword” or “Key Readings” to find similar article </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit your results” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click Search </li></ul>Business Source Complete
  12. 12. Business Source Complete <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Journal Article” if not full text through the database </li></ul>
  13. 13. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? YES. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the database links to locate article. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Enter your keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using some of the “Limit” options </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>Business Full Text
  15. 15. Business Full Text <ul><li>Click “PDF” or “HTML” links to retrieve articles </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Locate Article” if not full text through the database </li></ul>
  16. 16. “ Locate Journal Article” page <ul><li>Is the article available in a UMW database? NO. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the ILLIAD links to request document from another library </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Locate detailed industry reports </li></ul><ul><li>Search by keyword or industry code </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  18. 18. <ul><li>Download the report as a PDF or MS Word document </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  19. 19. <ul><li>Navigate to market segments, market characteristics, and regulation </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  20. 20. <ul><li>Enter a company name or ticker symbol </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul>- Company Searches
  21. 21. <ul><li>Use the Tabs to navigate to different company data </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Industry Reports” tab to get a profile of that industry </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “News” tab to get current articles on that company </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Annual Reports” for company reports </li></ul>- Company Searches
  22. 22. <ul><li>On the Basic Search screen, click the “Industry Reports” tab </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  23. 23. <ul><li>Select your industry from the drop down menus </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Download” to access the PDF version of the report </li></ul>- Industry Reports
  24. 24. <ul><li>Try different databases </li></ul><ul><li>Try different keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Use an “asterisk” for multiple word endings - * </li></ul><ul><li>Phrase Searching - quotation marks </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid stop words like: in, an, of, for, on, by </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Librarians for assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Center </li></ul>
  25. 25. What if my materials are at the main campus Library? What if UMW doesn’t have what I need? <ul><li>Illiad – for Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an Illiad Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online forms to request non-CGPS materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give library lead time to process request </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered to CGPS Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$2 fee for articles located from Simpson Library </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Illiad: to request materials not at the CGPS Library
  27. 27. Need help? Have Questions? <ul><li>Come to the Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mondays - Thursdays 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fridays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact the Library Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>540-286-8025 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set up a Research Appointment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>540-286-8066 </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. & Take A Break! Served at 5:30pm Monday through Thursday
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