Andrew Carnegie Library
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, MBA
Finding Resources at Andrew Carnegie Library
NC LIVE, JSTOR, OPAC
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.
News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 provides timely access to newswire content from around the globe as well as growing archive of news.
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 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.
Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.
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.
Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).
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.
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.
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.
The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.
An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio, and television.
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)
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
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:
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:
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
Available through JSTOR:
Articles, Books, Primary sources JSTOR is a digital library for scholars, researchers, and students.
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.
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:
Indian Journal of Political Science
Journal of Business
Journal of Business and Psychology
Journal of Economic History
Journal of Economic Literature
Journal of Higher Education
Review of Educational Research
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.
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.
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.