The Library's Subject Guides and Course Web Pages will be taking on a new look over the next few months as librarians and staff convert them to a new interface. Over 40 guides have been updated already. Check out the new look and navigation on our LibGuides site.
We hope that UNI students and other researchers will check the guides for useful information when doing research for their classes and projects.
Industries at a Glance, a site from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, contains snapshots of more than more than 100 industries, arranged alphabetically and by NAICS industry code. The site overview says, "These pages display a ‘snapshot’ of national data obtained from different BLS surveys and programs.
Rod Library is pleased to announce brand-new access to a major Communication Studies database, EBSCO's Communication & Mass Media Complete, for the UNI community.
This database provides access to the full text of more than 450 journals, and some access to a total of more than 770 journals, in the area of Communication Studies. More information about this resource is available here, and you can start searching the database here.
Britannica Online is a one-stop resource for basic background information covering many topics that can be used in student research papers, speeches, and other projects. Students often would like to use Wikipedia, but many instructors will not allow that to be used as a source. Britannica would make an excellent alternative for many assignments where other encyclopedias are allowed.
Britannica's new and improved site includes many features beyond just the basic encyclopedia articles. These include
Come check out the latest items added to the Library's book sale. Look at the shelves in the Library's lobby and you'll find best-sellers, children's books, fiction, non-fiction... we have it all!
$2 for hardcover books and $1 for paperbacks - you can't go wrong on the price.
Pick out as many as you like and pay at the Circulation Desk.
We add new titles all the time, so keep checking the shelves.
Business researcher Amelia Kassel provides helpful tips in her short article called, "US Private Companies: Research and Analysis." She discusses topics such as variant names, Secretary of State filings, state securities offices, researching key executives, public records, credit reports, legal information, SEC EDGAR, free v. fee searching, and what's the best source.