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Business Information module2: getting started

  1. 1. Business Information Module 2: Seeking for business information – Web-based information resources Part A : Getting started International Summer School on Information Literacy, funded by CEI, 10-14 September 2007, Fermo, Italy Sabina Cisek, PhD Associate Professor Institute of Information and Library Science Jagiellonian University , Krak o w, Poland [email_address] , [email_address]
  2. 2. Getting started <ul><li>Web searching tips </li></ul><ul><li>General Internet resources </li></ul><ul><li>Business information „starting points” </li></ul><ul><li>Business dictionaries, encyclopedias, glossaries </li></ul>
  3. 3. Web searching tips <ul><li>Do not rely on a single source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You need to cross-check information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What if it would be out of service? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>There are millions of search engines and other search services – global and local, general-purpose and specialized – not only Google  </li></ul><ul><li>Do not believe in everything – evaluate information and Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Use searching functionalities – advanced search, Boolean connectors, help, operators (+, -, define), phrase searching, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion: How to decide whether a website contains reliable information? Criteria for information evaluation? </li></ul>
  4. 4. General Internet resources and services (I) – may be useful for business information <ul><li>General-purpose, global in scope, search engines/services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AltaVista http:// www.altavista.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AlltheWeb http:// www.alltheweb.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dogpile http:// www.dogpile.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google http:// www.google.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mamma http:// www.mamma.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSN.com http:// www.msn.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo http:// www.yahoo.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and many, many more … </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. General Internet resources and services – … (II) <ul><li>Quality-controlled subject/information gateways </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Librarian: a librarian's choice of the best of the Web http://www.digital-librarian.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intute http:// www.intute.ac.uk / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarians’ Internet Index http:// lii.org / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RefDesk http:// www.refdesk.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The WWW Virtual Library http:// vlib.org / </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. General Internet resources and services – … (III) <ul><li>Deep Web / Invisible Web search tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CompletePlanet http:// aip.completeplanet.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep Web Research [weblog] http:// www.deepwebresearch.info / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The SearchSystems.net Public Records Directory http:// www.searchsystems.net / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scholarly search services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Scholar http:// scholar.google.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INFOMINE http:// infomine.ucr.edu / </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Open Access full texts – archives, digital collections, full-text databases, e-journals, repositories … <ul><li>DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals http:// www.doaj.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Fulltext Sources Online http://www.fso-online.com/home_login.cfm?sid=39968158 </li></ul><ul><li>LookSmarts’ Find Articles http://findarticles.com/p/articles/tn_bus </li></ul><ul><li>Oaister: http:// www.oaister.org / </li></ul><ul><li>OpenDOAR – Directory of Open Access Repositories http:// www.opendoar.org / index.html </li></ul>
  8. 8. Business information „starting points” – specialized search engines, subject gateways and Web directories – business, economics, management (I) <ul><li>AllBuziness: http:// www.allbuziness.com / </li></ul><ul><li>BRINT the World's No. 1 Resource for Business Technology Management and Knowledge Management: http:// www.brint.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Business.com: http:// www.business.com / </li></ul>
  9. 9. Business information „starting points” – … (II) <ul><li>CEOExpress: http:// www.ceoexpress.com/default.asp </li></ul><ul><li>European business directory: http:// www.bizeurope.com / </li></ul><ul><li>globalEDGE: http:// globaledge.msu.edu / </li></ul><ul><li>Inomics® EconDirectory: http:// www.inomics.com/cgi/econdir </li></ul>
  10. 10. Business information „starting points” – … (III) <ul><li>Intute: Social Sciences : http://www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/business/ </li></ul><ul><li>Krislyn’s Strictly Business Site: http://www.strictlybusinesssites.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>RBA Business Information on the Internet: http:// www.rba.co.uk /sources/ </li></ul><ul><li>The WWW Virtual Library – Business and Economics: http:// vlib.org/BusinessEconomics </li></ul>
  11. 11. Business dictionaries, encyclopedias, glossaries <ul><li>Finding dictionaries, encyclopedias, glossaries: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EuroTermBank http://www.eurotermbank.com/Default.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glossarist – Business http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/business/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OneLook Dictionary Search http://www.onelook.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>About.com: Economics http://economics.about.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>About.com: Business and Finance http://about.com/money/ </li></ul><ul><li>Answers.com – Business http://www.answers.com/main/business.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>globalEdge – Glossary http://globaledge.msu.edu/resourceDesk/glossary.asp </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment: Using business information „starting points” find two more dictionaries/glossaries. Work in pairs. </li></ul>

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