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Library Research for Business Students

Fall 2021 Workshops

Here are the business workshops I'm teaching this semester. Register using the Libcal links below to get a reminder email 1 hour before each event.

Business Data Workshop

Introduction on using two Library databases, Mergent Online and SimplyAnalytics, to find data for business research projects. Join Zoom Meeting: 

Tuesday, August 31, 11:30am-12:20pm  
Thursday, September 2, 11:30am-12:20pm 

Library Research for Entrepreneurs Workshop

Introduction on using two Library resources, Business Plans Handbook and ABI/Inform, to find ideas to start your own business. Join Zoom Meeting: 

Tuesday, September 7, 11:30am-12:20pm   
Tuesday, September 9, 11:30am-12:20pm 

Introduction to Government Data for Business Students

Introduction to publicly available government data for business research projects. Join Zoom Meeting: 

Tuesday, September 14, 11:30am-12:20pm  
Tuesday, September 16, 11:30am-12:20pm 


Welcome to this research guide! If you are off campus, many of the resources featured here require that you login with your Bronco name and password.

Recommended Databases for Business Students

Data by supalerk laipawat from the Noun Project

Recommended Apps for Business Research

Download to your smart device and do research when you're on the go.

Recommended Websites

Web Search Tips

Many online sources are plagiarized or of questionable quality. When using online sources, ask yourself the following questions: Who is the author? What are his/her credentials? What possible biases exist? When was this source published?

Google logo by Ruth Kedar
Logo by R. Kedar (1999)

Cite Your Sources!

La Geode, by Samyra Serin
Photo by S. Serin (2008)

When creating your project, remember to cite everything you did not write/create/think up on your own, including images/graphs/charts/maps you borrow from online sources. For more info, take a look at the following:

Below are some recommended tools and websites to help you format your sources correctly.

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