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Andrew Carnegie Library

Livingstone College

 

Research Guide

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, MBA

 

Finding Resources at Andrew Carnegie Library

NC LIVE, JSTOR, OPAC

http://livingstone.edu/academics/andrew-carnegie-library/

 

Articles in journals, newspapers, and magazines are found by searching an index. The major indexes held by Livingstone College are NC LIVE and JSTOR. EBooks, videos, and live-stream information are also available through these electronic resources.

 

NC LIVE

Available through NC LIVE: Articles, eBooks, Videos, Live-stream materials

Search for a topic by using a keyword search or for a specific article by using an author or a title search. The databases listed below include articles on topics in business, business education, management, marketing, economics, and accounting as it relates to business administration.

http://www.nclive.org; or https://nclive.summon.serialssolutions.com/advanced#!/search?ho=t&l=en&q=(business%20administration)%20AND%20(accounting,%20marketing,%20entrepreneurship)

 

https://nclive.summon.serialssolutions.com/#!/search?ho=t&fvf=IsFullText,true,f%7CIsScholarly,true,f%7CContentType,Journal%20Article,f&l=en&q=business%20administration

 

ABI/INFORM Collection

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.

Accounting, tax, and banking Collection Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.

ASIAN & EUROPEAN BUSINESS COLLECTION

 

This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.

Business Market Research Collection

This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots.

CANADIAN BUSINESS & CURRENT AFFAIRS DATABASE

Articles span Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION DATABASE

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

COMPUTER SCIENCE DATABASE

 

Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.

CONSUMER HEALTH DATABASE

 

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

CONSUMER REPORTS

 

Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.

CQ MAGAZINE

News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.

CQ RESEARCHER

 

Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

DATA-AXLE REFERENCE SOLUTIONS

 

Formerly ReferenceUSA. Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

EBOOKS ON EBSCOHOST

Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

Entrepreneurial mindset training course

This online, self-paced course will help you recognize opportunities that others overlook and determine whether starting a business is right for you.

FERGUSON'S CAREER GUIDANCE CENTER

 

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

FILMS ON DEMAND VIDEO COLLECTION

Thousands of high-quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches, and newsreels.

GLOBAL BREAKING NEWSWIRES

 

Global Breaking Newswires provides timely access to newswire content from around the globe as well as growing archive of news.

GREENFILE

 

GreenFILE is a free research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations, and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources.

INTERNATIONAL NEWSSTREAM

 

International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

LAWHELPNC

Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.

MASTERFILE PREMIER

 

General reference magazines and publications covering a wide range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues. Includes peer reviewed publications.

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH CENTER

Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.

NEW YORK TIMES

Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).

OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK

 

Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

OPEN EDUCATION nORTH CAROLINA cOLLECTION

Open Education North Carolina Collection contains free, open textbooks that have been curated for the most frequently taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities. Faculty can adopt these open educational resources (OER) to save their students money and lower the overall cost of higher education.

OPEN LIBRARY

 

A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.

PROQUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY

 

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

STATE DATA CENTER

 

The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.

STATISTICAL ABSTRACT OF THE UNITED STATES

 

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS DATABASE

 

Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio, and television.

US NEWSSTREAM

News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires, and selected news magazines.

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current)

WASHINGTON POST

Full articles from the Washington Post, (1996-current)

 

NC Live also offers the Business Information Center where patrons can search NC Live business information sources: Market Research and Business Data https://www.nclive.org/business

SimplyAnalytics  Generate maps and marketing reports using demographic, business, and consumer expenditure data.

ReferenceUSA  Get in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents.  Find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, conduct market research and more.

Small Business Development

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

Find information on starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business.

Creating a business plan:

Small Business Planner from the U.S. Small Business Administration

Business Plan Template from Purdue University

More business development tools:

Business Link North Carolina: Start a Business

NC.gov: How to Start a Business in NC

North Carolina Small Business Administration

Foundation Center: Non-Profit Grant Seekers

 

eBooks from other sources are listed in databases available through NC LIVE:

https://www.nclive.org/ebooks or you may search specific databases

  • EBook Central Academic and Public Library Complete  Scholarly titles supporting student and   faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.     

  • eBooks on EBSCOhost   Source contains nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

  • eLibrary This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.

  • Open Library   More than 100,000 downloadable e-books on a variety of subjects

There are more than 16,000 eBook titles available that are full text online:  A sampling of titles include:

Business climate shifts: profiles of change makers

Common knowledge: how companies thrive by sharing what they know

Future of the MBA: designing the thinkers of the future

Management and leadership of educational marketing research, practice, and applications

Managing diversity-the courage to lead

Managing value in organisations: new learning management, and business models

Presentation skills, one hour workshop

Project management: case studies

 

Films are available through Films on Demand with NC Live:

            http://www.nclive.org/browse/streaming-videos

Films on Demand Video Collection and the NC Live Video Collection More than 17,000 videos in business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, instructional and vocational training videos.  A sampling of titles includes:


Barbara Novick Discusses Work-Life Balance 2014

Buffet & Gates Go Back to School 2007

Business, Management & Administration 2007

Power and the World’s Women 2015

Predict Your Business Future 2020

Next Generation Business 2020

Steve Jobs – One last thing 2011

Working with Business Administration 2009

JSTOR –

Available through JSTOR:

Articles, Books, Primary sources JSTOR is a digital library for scholars, researchers, and students.

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articlesbooks, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

https://www.jstor.org/?refreqid=excelsior%3A58019b0cb1ec838d0a684822f6427f3c

 

Search for a topic by using a keyword search or for a specific article by using an author or a title search. JSTOR includes articles, books, and research reports on topics in business, business education, management, marketing, economics, and accounting as it relates to business administration. Users will establish a user ID and password.

Use the general URL above for general searching or this URL to search Business Administration.

https://www.jstor.org/action/doBasicSearch?Query=business+administration&filter=disc%3Abusiness-discipline

 

JSTOR includes the following on Business Administration

Journal Articles – over 700,000 from more than 75.000 periodicals

Book chapters – 77,000

Research Reports – 8,450

Books - 681

 

 

Sample Journal Titles include:

The Academy of Management Review

The Accounting Historians Journal

The Accounting Review

Acta Oeconomica

Administrative Science Quarterly

Administrative Theory & Praxis

African Review of Money Finance and Banking

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

The American Economic Review

Business Economics

Business Ethics Quarterly

The Business History Review

Bulletin of the Business Historical Society

Business & Professional Ethics Journal

Indian Journal of Political Science

Journal of Business

Journal of Business and Psychology

Journal of Economic History

Journal of Economic Integration

Journal of Economic Literature

Journal of Education Finance

The Journal of Energy and Development

Journal of Fair Trade

The Journal of Finance

Journal of Higher Education

Review of Educational Research

Southern Economic Journal

Strategic Management Journal

Strategic Organization

 

Print and Audiovisual Materials available at Andrew Carnegie Library

The (OPAC) http://www.livingstonecollege.worldcat.org/ 

Through the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), users may search thousands of libraries.

 

Business Administration

Print titles available through OPAC - over 1,000.000

Print titles available in Andrew Carnegie Library – 182

 

Print Materials NOT Available at Andrew Carnegie Library may be ordered through Interlibrary Loan from any library listed in the OPAC.

http://www.livingstonecollege.worldcat.org/ 

 

To request ILL materials, complete form available online at http://livingstone.edu/academics/andrew-carnegie-library/, contact the library by phone at 704-216-6330, or email any librarian listed on library website.

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