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Ibs101 mb fall2013


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Ibs101 mb fall2013

  1. 1. IBS 101Introduction toInternational BusinessProfessor: Susan Peterson January 30, 2013 Librarian: Marsha Ballard
  2. 2. Going, going, gone…
  3. 3. Our new temporary location:
  4. 4. Do you know?• The library is temporarily located in the Peridot room on the west end of the Student Center• Interlibrary loan is available to you• Access to library databases is also available from off-campus. You’ll be asked for your MEID and password• The Library has e-books
  5. 5. Need help? It’s available 24/7
  6. 6. Research Guides
  7. 7. Objective• Learn about basic business reference sources that will help complete your assignments
  8. 8. Assignment #1 Country Research
  9. 9. Target Market and Population Research• U.S. Census Bureau IDB Summary Demographic Data – – Link is listed on the IBS101 Research Guide • Web Resources Tab – Demographics and Statistics Box » International Database: U.S. Census Bureau
  10. 10. Select your country from the pull downMake sure the menucorrect date isselected
  11. 11. Select reportClick submit
  12. 12. Use the data tab toopen this screen andthen select CountryRankings
  13. 13. Economics, Politics, Communication • CIA World Factbook • Global Road Warrior
  14. 14. Find your Country in the pull down menu list
  15. 15. Population, Economics,Politics, Communication • CIA World Factbook • Global Road Warrior • Culturegrams
  16. 16. World time• Time Zone Conversion –
  17. 17. International Companies • Lexis Nexis
  18. 18. Doing business in . . . • Global Road Warrior •
  19. 19. Also consider the following web sites:• Country Profiles - Guides to Culture, Etiquette, Customs and Protocol• Essential Etiquette Advice and Information for Worldwide Travel at Travel Etiquette (UK)• International Business Culture : Cultural Differences in Business - World Busine• International Business Etiquette for Men and Women working around the Globe - Books and Website Resources• Globaledge
  20. 20. Periodical Databases• Business Source Premier• Business Abstracts with Full Text• LexisNexis Academic• Newspapers• Discover-search across databases and the library’s catalog
  21. 21. Thank you for your attention • Visit or Call us at 480-423-6650 • Ask-A-Librarian • Please Log-Off