Business Library Page
Presentations and Handout from Librarian sessions
- Slides - Session 1
Organizing, Writing and Citing Tools
Databases and Finding Tools (Beyond Business Source Premier)
- Presentation from session 2
- Article Databases for Business Research
Business research involves scholarly articles, trade magazines, news sources, and publications from industry associations. These article databases index thousands of publications, most of which include the full text of articles.
- Try a few of these databases (linked on the "Article Databases for Business Research" above:)
Emerald Management Xtra
Sage Complete Journal Package
Factiva (newspapers, etc.)
ProQuest Newsstand (newspapers, etc.)
- MNCAT, library catalog to find books
Search MNCAT to find books, journals, maps, reports, videos and digital collections owned by the University Libraries.
- Library Books on Literature Reviews
- Google Scholar (UMN setup required)
Use Google Scholar through the Libraries' web site to take advantage of the Find-It linking technology to journal subscriptions at the University of Minnesota.
Statistical & Data Resources
- Web of Science
Search within a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of journal article citations. Subjects generally covered are within Science and technology, arts and humanities, and social sciences . Use the citation web to find articles and journals with the most impact. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Find help on their website.
- Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
Provides access to statistical data produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. There are up to 2 billion charts, maps, views, rankings, time series and tables available for use in the Data-Planet repository. Data-Planet Statistical Datasets offers powerful capabilities to compare & contrast multiple data series, perform statistical calculations on the data, and customize output views.
Many of the data sets are available for download as GIS data -- look for the "Map" icon to identify this functionality.
- ProQuest Statistical Insight
Index to statistical publications from US and state government agencies, international intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, business organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, and universities.
- Employment after completing school
This is the set of search results from the National Center for Education Statistics. They measure many kinds of post-education employment, such as college students 1 year after graduation and employment rate for high school dropouts.
- National Science Foundation (NSF) Statistics
As the name suggests, the NSF focuses on gathering data on students in the sciences. Here, they do distinguish between native and international students and include employment rates by field.
Other Sources To Explore
- World Development Indicators
The Web, book, and CD-ROM from the World Bank provides 500 time-series indicators for 210 economies plus regional and income groups.
Location(s): TC Wilson Library Gov Pub CD-ROM HC59.69 .W675 GPL Workstation Lincoln
Magrath Reference CD ROM Station
Current Year: TC Wilson Library Gov Pub (Reference) Quarto HC59.15 .W656 Non-Circulating
Prior Years: TC Wilson Library Gov Pub (LC) Quarto HC59.15 .W656 Regular Loan
See MNCAT for more locations in the University Libraries.
- Assignment Calculator
Set up a schedule for each step in the research and writing process.
- Annual Reviews
Annual guides to reviewing literature in the social sciences.
- Encyclopedias on Management
Encyclopedias written by scholars give you overviews of various management topics.
- Encyclopedias on Business
Specialized encyclopedias at the library can help you find the seminal ideas and authors for a topic.
- Send an email or set up a consultation
Caroline Lilyard - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Schoeborn - email@example.com
Kate Peterson- firstname.lastname@example.org
Data and statistics:
Alicia Kubas - email@example.com
Page Coordinator: Kate Peterson firstname.lastname@example.org
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