What Does the Library Have?
Information you can’t find
anywhere else.
Books
• BOOKS: Breadth and depth of coverage.
Locate books in CATALOG.
– Good for information on an entire industry or
mov...
Articles
• ARTICLES – Shorter and Narrower in Focus.
Locate articles in RESEARCH DATABASES.
– Research Articles
• Written ...
Articles
– Articles on Business Trends and News
– Published in:
• Trade Journals (journalists and industry professionals)
...
Reports and Industry Info
• LexisNexis contains
– Company Profiles and Comparisons
– Industry Profiles
– Legal Issues/case...
What Does the Web Have?
• Government Web sites (SEC, Occupational
Outlook Handbook)
• Company Web sites (some don’t publis...
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  1. 1. What Does the Library Have? Information you can’t find anywhere else.
  2. 2. Books • BOOKS: Breadth and depth of coverage. Locate books in CATALOG. – Good for information on an entire industry or movement, such as leaving a job to start your own business. – Provides background and comprehensive picture of whole issue.
  3. 3. Articles • ARTICLES – Shorter and Narrower in Focus. Locate articles in RESEARCH DATABASES. – Research Articles • Written by the researchers themselves. • Written for a professional audience. • Published in Professional Journals • Some are Peer-Reviewed. – Recommended Databases: • Business Source Complete for business info. • Academic Search Complete for more general information and news related to your topic.
  4. 4. Articles – Articles on Business Trends and News – Published in: • Trade Journals (journalists and industry professionals) • Newspapers (written by journalists, not researchers) • Magazines (written by journalists, not researchers) – Recommended Databases: • Business Source Complete • Academic Search Complete • LexisNexis
  5. 5. Reports and Industry Info • LexisNexis contains – Company Profiles and Comparisons – Industry Profiles – Legal Issues/cases involving companies – News Articles, including International • Business Source Complete contains – Company and Industry Profiles – News and Research Articles – SWOT Analyses and Marketing Reports
  6. 6. What Does the Web Have? • Government Web sites (SEC, Occupational Outlook Handbook) • Company Web sites (some don’t publish much on the Web) • Ticker Symbol Look-up • Stock Prices • Social Media (surveys) • Franchise and Products Information
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