This is the guide for BUSM 10000 Library Orientation
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2016
General discussion of library
The library provides access to resources for research and entertainment. Some examples of these resources include books, journals, movies, databases.
- This is not a random collection of items. All the items in the library have been selected and evaluated based on the needs of the students and faculty at Purdue University Calumet.
- The library is here for you to use! I love it when students check items out, use the databases, and ask questions.
- The library’s staff is here to support your success at Purdue Calumet!
- Please take note of the policies. Librarians are not known for their flexibility.
- The reason for all the rules is that we all share the library.
- Vendors put restrictions on how we can use their product.
- One rule to remember! When you want check something out bring your Purdue University I.D.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:
THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION NEEDED
EXPECTED JOB PROSPECTS
WHAT WORKERS DO ON THE JOB
- Occupational Outlook Quarterly
- Occupational Outlook Quarterly Website
- Business Source Premier
A great source for articles, company profiles, and industry reports. Contains peer-reviewed journal articles as well as trade journals
- The Wall Street Journal
The Journal primarily covers American economic and international business topics, and financial news and issues
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times.
- Lexis Nexis Academic
One of our best sources for company finanical data. Also provides access worldwide business news and trade publications