Selected Resources for: Information Systems and Technology

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Subject Librarian:

Caroline Lilyard

lily@tc.umn.edu

The management and application of information systems and technologies in organziations and markets.


Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Full text of most ACM journals and proceedings since 1950; also includes publications of affiliated organization.

This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
Find business articles from 2100 journals and magazines in marketing, management, information technology, operations, human resources, accounting, finance and economics dating back to 1965. Business Source Premier includes company and industry reports MarketLine and country analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit, Business Monitor International, CountryWatch, Icon Group, and PRS.

Provides extensive indexing of scholarly and technical periodicals, conference proceedings, and report literature in all engineering disciplines including applied physics, electronics, materials science, and related fields in science and management. Indexes nearly 3000 sources worldwide.

Connect to Google Scholar through the Libraries' web site to gain off-campus access to all the articles and journals in full text in the Libraries. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. To connect to the full text, click "FindIt@U of M Twin Cities" in your Google Scholar search results. Learn more: Google Scholar FAQ

An abstract and citation database with a single search platform searching content from ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciTopics, and relevant Web content.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 197,700 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 159,700 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.

Online journals, e-books, conference proceedings, and reference titles from Springer Publishing. Covers many disciplines with separate collections for architecture and design, behavioral Science, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials sciences, computer science and information technology, environmental sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences. law, mathematics and statistics, medicine, operational research, physics and astronomy.

The Web of Science is the Web interface for institutional sitewide access to the ISI Citation products which cover over 8,000 international journals in the sciences, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. Titles of the print equivalent are: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index.


General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

Full text database of media outlets, trade publications, news sources and websites that has international coverage. Includes daily newspapers, transcripts, newswires, and all editions of the Wall Street Journal. Financial information for publicly traded companies, stocks, funds, currencies, and common market indexes. Limited to 7 simultaneous users.

Due to licensing restrictions for academic subscriptions, not all of the news sources in Factiva are available. See this list of Excluded Titles. If you need assistance using Factiva, please contact the Journalism Librarian.

LexisNexis Academic is a full text databases of business, legal, news, magazines, and wire services. It includes sources for accounting, environmental studies, health and medical care, government and politics, people, and consumer information. Legal publications include law journals, federal and state statutes, codes, cases, agency rules & regulations, patents and legal reference materials.


General Reference Sources

Conferences and Proceedings

Papers from the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS)conference.

Conference proceedings from International Federation for Information Processing.

Conference proceedings from the International Center for Electronic Commerce. This is conference brings together scholars that focus on electronic commerce technologies and management schemes.


Dictionaries

Provides "over 10,000 definitions to technology terms and concepts," With an emphasis on computer-related subjects.


Encyclopedias

Contributions from 900 researchers in over 50 countries. This five-volume encyclopedia includes more than 550 articles on the concepts, issues and emerging technologies with compendium of 5,000 technical and managerial terms. comprehensive. Articles include references to the other research literature on information science and technologies.

Encyclopedia of Information Systems

Four volume set includes overviews on applications, artificial intelligence, data communications, the Internet, electronic commerce, database design and utilization, hardware and software, management support systems, office automation,legal issues, system analysis, and theories and methodologies.


General Reference Works

Plunkett's InfoTech Industry Almanac

Industry sector analysis, trends, statistic, and company profiles. Statistics on e-commerce and internet usage, and listings of sources for industry information. Compiles company profiles of the E-Commerce 400 along with vertical industry marketing data via rankings of sales and profits by industry codes (NAIC). Also includes job search links.


Handbooks and Manuals

Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm

Kenneth C. Laudon and Jane P. Laudon
12th ed.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2012


Industry Profiles

Gartner is a leading providers of research and analysis about the global information technology industry. Areas of focus include customer relationship management, business-to-business e-commerce, supply chain management, wireless, emerging technologies, security, IT services and vendors, IT spending and strategies.

Overviews, rankings and comparative statistics for major industries that provides detailed information on public companies such as stock reports, bonds, stock valuation annual reports, and other detailed fianancial statistics. NetAdvantage also includes investment services such as the advisory newsletter Outlook and screening directories for stocks, bonds and mutual funds. There are also directories for private companies and the Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives


Security Analysts' Reports

Investext Plus contains research/analyst reports on companies and industries as well as annual statistical reports of industry trade associations. It delivers full-text reports in their original published formats, complete with charts, photographs and graphics. Investext Plus contains full-text analyst reports from 700 of the world's top investment banks, brokerage firms and trade associations.


Internet Resources

Electronic Books

E-books from technology publishers such as John Wiley & Sons, Springer, Ross, Microsoft Press, and others.

A collection of IT-related electronic books from several publishers, most notably O'Reilly. The Libraries has licensed 320 titles from among Safari's offering. This content covers Database, Java, Linux/Unix, Networking, Perl, Programming, and Web technologies generally. The titles we have licensed are all listed in MnCat.


Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

Information systems educators, researchers and professionals that sponsor conferences and publications such as the journals available in the AIS Electronic Library. Website includes links MIS theories, pedagogy, survey instructions and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Publishes annual proceedings, the journal Decision Sciences, a newsletter, and has links

Organization that serves senior-level IT professionals with online tools, publications, symposiums, and other networking activities.


University of Minnesota

Related U of M Web Sites

Carlson School of Management research coordinated by the Information and Decisions Sciences Department.


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