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EMBA IX

  1. 1. EMBA Orientation August 11, 2008 Library 101: Getting the most out of Falvey Presented by Dan Overfield
  2. 4. Our New Look!
  3. 5. Important links on Falvey <ul><li>Resources by Subject </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Everything we offer is categorized by primary topic. There is also an A-Z list of database resources. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>VUFind – Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find books, Electronic Journals, DVD’s, and use Guided Search to combine search terms. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Question Center </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ask, answer, and browse our full research question databank. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Library FAQ’s and other helpful hints. While on campus you can click on “tips and guides” to download EndNote, a citation management program, for free. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 6. Bartley Business Information Center
  5. 7. Bartley Business Information Center <ul><li>Located in Bartley Hall – Office 2008. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make an appointment or stop by during our hours. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(610) 519-4374 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Research consultations </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online appointment scheduler is available from our website during the semester. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Call or email if you wish to schedule outside of our regular hours. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>A concentrated library website featuring only business specific resources. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Also features a resource finder, course blogs, our contact information, and an archive of this and all previous library demonstrations made to date for your reference. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 8. Top Resources <ul><li>For Articles about a topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including journals, newspapers, trades, magazines, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Source Premier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABI/Inform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexis-Nexis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business & Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find It - </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. Top Resources <ul><li>For Company Research </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Including limited private company data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mergent Online – Public / Global </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lexis-Nexis – Public / Private / Global </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Morningstar – Public </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ValueLine – Public </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Market Insight – Public </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketline – Public / Private / Global </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Euromonitor (GMID) – Public / Private / Global </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 10. Top Resources <ul><li>Data and Statistics </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mergent – Financial Ratios / Data on companies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Global Financial Data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Historical data on exchanges, commodities, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Euromonitor (GMID) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economist Intelligence Unit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Country data, historical and current. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Global Insight </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent source of global statistical data. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 11. FYI <ul><li>Flexible Schedules </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Call or email if you would like / need to meet outside of our regularly scheduled hours. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Document Scanning </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you cannot get to the library, maybe I can get it to you. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Familiarity with Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If nothing else, I can quickly direct you to resources that will best match your research problems. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 12. Contact <ul><li>The Business Team has four librarians to provide research assistance to the Villanova School of Business. </li></ul>

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