Gale, Cengage Learning Webinar, Getting down to business 29 Oct 2013

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Gale, Cengage Learning Webinar, Getting down to business 29 Oct 2013

  1. 1. Getting Down to Business Using Electronic Resources to Support Business  Programs
  2. 2. Presented by…
  3. 3. Agenda ‘A Day in the Life’ Discussion… A Word From Product Development… Questions/Comments…
  4. 4. Celia Ross Associate Librarian University of Michigan Kresge Business Administration Library
  5. 5. How do you spend your average day? 30 25 Bus Ref 20 Oth Ref 15 Coll Dev 10 Teaching Other 5 0 1 2 3 4 5
  6. 6. What kinds of business topics come up the most? Other Consumer Company Industry 0 5 10 15 20
  7. 7. Have you encountered a question which you could not find an answer? Yes No
  8. 8. Questions Such As… How do you start  a Paleo‐diet  bakery? Who makes airplane bathrooms? What can a business do to  outsmart the government and pay less taxes?
  9. 9. What is the most important factor in selecting a business reference resource? Coverage Rep Knowledge Reputation Licensing Cost 0 10 20 30
  10. 10. How do you evaluate resource options? Consult Vendor Consult Coworker Consult Journal Wait For Rep Trials Other
  11. 11. How many business reference databases does your institution own/subscribe to? 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1 DBs 2 DBs 3 DBs 4 DBs 5+ DBs
  12. 12. Scott Bragg Product Development – Business Solutions Scott.Bragg@cengage.com
  13. 13. Questions/Comments? Thank you for joining us today. Enjoy the rest of your week! For More Information: Gale Catalog Business Page

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