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  • 1. Management 3301 Policy Formulation and Administration January 23, 2007
  • 2. Survey
    • Briefly describe the most difficult part of your project.
    • Where do you normally look for research?
    • Do you use the library website?
    • What do you think about it?
    • What do you expect from this presentation?
  • 3. Library Website
  • 4. Starting point
    • Company Research
        • Lexis-Nexis
          • Access to public and private company reports
        • Mergent
          • Excellent for U.S. and international public company financial data
        • Market Insight
          • Standard and Poor’s U.S. public company and Industry reports
        • Marketline
          • Global company and industry reports.
        • ValueLine
          • U.S. company financial information and
  • 5. Market Research
    • Business and Industry
      • Villanova has access to the academic version via the library’s proxy server. You cannot access this resource via the public web without actually paying for the document.
    • SRDS Lifestyle Market Analyst Books
      • Print resource held at the information desk – but the supporting titles are available online.
  • 6. Non-Profit Research Guide
    • Built using resources that Villanova currently owns
    • Highlights include print resources, directories, and database tools
    • Designed to help research the non-profit industry, to locate research on the topic, and to identify non-profit organizations
  • 7. Additional Guides for Nonprofit Research
    • Van Pelt Library’s Resource Guide
    • Western Michigan University
    • Michigan State University
  • 8. Search Engines
    • Google Domain Search:
        • Search only .gov, .edu, or .gov domains –
        • Google Scholar – Library webpage “tips and guides” has a guide for how to set up your Google Scholar preferences to work with Falvey Memorial Library’s holdings
        • A search engine that searches several search engines at one time. Google may or may not have all or all of the best results
  • 9. Thank you!!
    • For more information please contact a business librarian:
    • Dan Overfield
    • 610.519.8129
    • Bartley 2008