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Work Space and Equipment for Team Projects

11/06/2007 - Rod Library has 20 group study rooms that will be helpful for students working on team projects. Six of the 20 have desktop computers with Internet access and programs such as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Rod Library also has several laptop computers available for student checkout at the ...Read more

New Copyright Brochure

10/28/2007 - Rod Library presents a new resource for teaching faculty that promotes a positive approach to understanding copyright. The brochure, "Know Your Copyrights - What You Can Do", provides tips for faculty and teaching assistants in higher education about how they may legally use works in ...Read more

Library Survey Report 2007

10/26/2007 - In February 2007 Rod Library invited people across the university community to participate in a user assessment survey (LibQUAL+). Many of you responded, and a library committee has been using the results to find out which resources and services are most important to you. We have set up a website ...Read more

Q&A: Where do you find financial statements for privately...

10/01/2007 - Privately held companies are not required to file financial disclosure documents with government regulators such as the SEC, so detailed financials usually are not readily available to the public. Company profile sources may provide private company information such as sales, number of employees, ...Read more

Article Locator

10/01/2007 - If you already have the citation to a journal article and are wondering if it is online, try Article Locator, listed on the Rod Library home page under Journal and Magazine Articles. Enter the journal title, such as Journal of Marketing, and other details about the article, such as date of ...Read more

Q&A: Where do you get the last 15 - 20 years of financial...

09/21/2007 - One way is to look in Mergent Online. It includes the last 20 years or more of financial statements for publicly-held U.S. companies in Excel format, depending on the age of the company. Companies that are going through bankruptcy or have been acquired by other companies are not included. Mergent ...Read more

Q&A: How do you find articles on the pharmaceutical industry...

09/12/2007 - There are different ways to do this. Here are two: 1. Business journal databases like ABI/INFORM and Business Source Elite have a way to look for articles on a topic in specific journals. With Business Source Elite (access from Rod Library home page, Databases A-Z, or from Business Portal), enter ...Read more

The New York Times, 1851-2007

05/24/2007 - Rod Library recently added access to ProQuest’s Historic New York Times, a database which provides cover-to-cover access to full page and article images from 1851 – 2003. This link, for example, shows the the front page reports on the "Black Thursday" stock crash in 1929. ...Read more

Q&A: How do you find articles in a specific journal?

04/19/2007 - Let's say you want to find articles on cheating that appeared in the Journal of Business Ethics. There are different ways to do this; here's one approach: 1. find a database that indexes Journal of Business Ethics. Databases like ABI/INFORM and Business Source Elite index several thousand business ...Read more

Q&A: Where's the ProQuest database?

04/09/2007 - Answer: Business students are probably looking for the ProQuest database called ABI/INFORM Global. (Rod Library subscribes to other ProQuest databases that cover fields like criminal justice, art, and music.) When you connect to ABI/INFORM, you'll see that ProQuest is in large letters. 1. ABI/ ...Read more

About the Rod Library BizBlog

02/06/2007 - Welcome! The purpose of the Rod Library BizBlog is to communicate with UNI College of Business Administration students, faculty, and others about library research tools, tips, and research news related to their major fields of study and research. I will periodically post entries about new ...Read more


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