Management 3301 Policy Formulation and Administration January 23, 2007
Survey <ul><li>Briefly describe the most difficult part of your project. </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you normally look for ...
Library Website
Starting point <ul><li>Company Research </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lexis-Nexis  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acc...
Market Research <ul><li>Business and Industry </li></ul><ul><li>MarketResearch.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Villanova has acc...
Non-Profit Research Guide <ul><li>Built using resources that Villanova currently owns </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights include...
Additional Guides for Nonprofit Research <ul><li>Van Pelt Library’s Resource Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Western Michigan Univ...
Search Engines <ul><li>Google Domain Search:  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search only .gov, .edu, or .gov domains – site:.ed...
Thank you!! <ul><li>For more information please contact a business librarian: </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Overfield </li></ul><u...
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  1. 1. Management 3301 Policy Formulation and Administration January 23, 2007
  2. 2. Survey <ul><li>Briefly describe the most difficult part of your project. </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you normally look for research? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you use the library website? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think about it? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you expect from this presentation? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Library Website
  4. 4. Starting point <ul><li>Company Research </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lexis-Nexis </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Access to public and private company reports </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mergent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent for U.S. and international public company financial data </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Market Insight </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standard and Poor’s U.S. public company and Industry reports </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketline </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Global company and industry reports. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ValueLine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. company financial information and </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Market Research <ul><li>Business and Industry </li></ul><ul><li>MarketResearch.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SRDS Lifestyle Market Analyst Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Print resource held at the information desk – but the supporting titles are available online. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Non-Profit Research Guide <ul><li>Built using resources that Villanova currently owns </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights include print resources, directories, and database tools </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to help research the non-profit industry, to locate research on the topic, and to identify non-profit organizations </li></ul>
  7. 7. Additional Guides for Nonprofit Research <ul><li>Van Pelt Library’s Resource Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Western Michigan University </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan State University </li></ul>
  8. 8. Search Engines <ul><li>Google Domain Search: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search only .gov, .edu, or .gov domains – site:.edu </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Ixquick.com </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A search engine that searches several search engines at one time. Google may or may not have all or all of the best results </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Thank you!! <ul><li>For more information please contact a business librarian: </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Overfield </li></ul><ul><li>610.519.8129 </li></ul><ul><li>Bartley 2008 </li></ul>

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