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This presentation provides an overview of NCSU Libraries collections, services and online tools for MBA students, particularly for supply chain management topics.

This presentation provides an overview of NCSU Libraries collections, services and online tools for MBA students, particularly for supply chain management topics.



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  • Graduate students at NC State have exclusive access to two graduate student study rooms:Room 3400 on Floor 3 of the south book stacks tower, D. H. Hill LibraryRoom 4400 on Floor 4 of the south book stacks tower, D. H. Hill LibraryNC State graduate students may show an NC State ID to check out a key for a four-hour period.Check out keys at the main circulation desk.Please note that any materials left in the graduate student study will be re-shelved periodically by library staff.

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  • Opening2012 James B. Hunt Jr. Library
  • Design NRL VML Textiles Hunt DH Hill What is NCSU Libraries? Collections Learning & Productivity Online Services & Tools Spaces, Technologies • Group Study Rooms • Digital Media Lab • Technology Lending & Sandbox• Books • Videos, DVDs• Journals • Data sets • Article search• Databases • Digital •RefWorks• Newspapers collections • My Account• Microform • etc. •Tripsaver• Textbooks • FAQ, AskUs
  • Design NRL VML Textiles Hunt DH Hill Library as Collection Collections Research Lit, Trade Pub’s & News Identifying & Profiling Companies Industries & Markets• Books • Videos, DVDs• Journals • Data sets• Databases• Newspapers • Digital collections Patents & Trademarks• Microform • etc.• Textbooks Economies, Data & Geo-Analytics
  • Organizationalownership, Supplier capabilities: managementteam, logistical, fina ncial resources, R&D e.g., Caterpillar Thomson ONE Company financials, Comparable ratios,Mergers and Acquisitions, etc.
  • Component raw materials situation:amounts, location, supply and demand conditions e.g., BRIC, PPI Global InsightEconomic data & forecast, Country intelligence reports, etc.
  • Technology Gartner Group Trends Hype-cycles, Magic quadrants,e.g., IT Spending IT Sourcing, benchmarks etc.
  • Type and level ofcompetition found within the industry:price, quality, deliv ery, supply availability of suppliers e.g., Commerical Banking IBISWorld Overview, Market share,Business Environment, etc.
  • Best practices, case Web of studies, researchliterature, whitepapers Science, Business Source Premier, e.g., Balanced GoogleScholar Scorecards
  • Citation Tools & Guides
  • How Citation Managers Work Library catalogWeb of Science, Google (citations) Derwent, Scholar, journalBusiness Source websites, etc. Premier (citations) (citations) Export/Save • Access from anywhere online • Links back to articles, saved PDFs • Organize citations into multiple folders • Import, export among accounts • Create bibliographies
  • RefWorks• Free for NC State students, faculty, staff• Web-based, available through Libraries’ site (see handout for details)• Library support available!• Easy to use• Stable• Recommended for anyone If you think another product suits your work better later on, it’s easy to change!
  • Same Purpose, Different Products • RefWorks • Zotero – Free, browser-based, works with Firefox – Very easy to use – Library support available! • EndNote – Costs $100+, installed on a computer – Many loyal users, higher learning curve • No choice is permanent! Easy to export between them if your needs change
  • WorkshopsFree online registration • Spring & Fall Series& descriptions available at • Literature searching and research-related skillshttp://www.lib.ncsu.edu/gradstudents necessary for coursework, theses, & dissertations.
  • Online Tutorialshttp://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials
  • Design NRL VML Textiles Hunt DH Hill Library as Learning SpaceLearning & Productivity Spaces, Technologies Help with Finding Information• Group Study Rooms• Digital Media Lab Citation Styles and Guidance• Technology Lending & Sandbox Group Study Spaces Technology Lending & Sandbox Digital Media Production & Editing
  • DH Hill Library
  • Learning Commons
  • Learning Commons
  • Learning Commons
  • Special Collections
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Graduate StudentStudy Rooms
  • Technology Sandbox
  • Technology Lending
  • Scan,Copy,PrintPrintQuota, Wolfcopywww.print.ncsu.edu
  • Digital Media Lab
  • Poster PrintingServices
  • Drop-In Help & ScheduledConsultations
  • What do you ask a Librarian? How do I create a list of companies in a “Where can I access certain industry? market research reports for high- technology sectors?” “Where can I find detailed overviews of related industries?” “How do I search for patents?”
  • Design NRL VML Textiles Hunt DH Hill Library as Web PortalOnline Services & Tools Search for articles, books, media Specialized Databases, Tools My Account • Article search •RefWorks Subject Contacts, AskUs, FAQs • My Account •Tripsaver • FAQ, AskUs Tripsaver (Inter-Library Loans)
  • AskUs, Chat Now
  • Consultations: Email, In-Person• What are you trying to do?• What have you already tried? Where have you looked and how?• What was it about what you found that was useful or not useful?• Are you interested in a particular geography? (e.g. zip- code, state, U.S., international)• Do you need the information in a particular format? (e.g. for statistical software use, excel, tabular?)• What is your timeline? (A two-page paper due tomorrow? Or a semester long project?)
  • If you have questions later… Hyun-Duck Chung, MISt Librarian for Management & Entrepreneurship DH Hill, NCSU Libraries hchung3@ncsu.edu www.lib.ncsu.edu/business Meet Discover Learn NCSU Libraries Create www.lib.ncsu.edu/askus