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New Database: Accounting and Tax

December 12th, 2014

This is the quintessential accountant’s database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day. Accounting & Tax can also be searched as part of ProQuest Business Collection.

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Historical Archives: FT and The Economist

August 18th, 2014

The library is happy to announce the acquisition of historical archives for two of the world’s premier business and economics publications: The Economist and Financial Times.

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Full-color scans of every page, fully indexed and searchable, are available from the first issues of The Economist in 1843 and FT in 1888.

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The Economist is read by more of the world’s political and business leaders than any other magazine, and FT is the complete general newspaper for businesspeople, today distributed on distinctive pink paper to more than a million readers.

Together with our existing access to the Historical Wall Street Journal, these archives will prove essential for anyone researching public affairs, economics, and financial history in the past two centuries.

OECD Better Life Index

July 31st, 2014

logo-bli@2xYou’ve seen plenty of country rankings. By GPD, by economic freedom, by unemployment, by broadband penetration. But how would you rank countries?

Give your brain a five-minute break and play around with the OECD’s interactive Better Life Index. See which country would come in at number one according to what matters most to you.

And if you want to dig deeper, remember BYU has full access to the OECD iLibrary of reports and data.

Passport Database Adds a New Geography

May 20th, 2014

Just when you thought Euromonitor Passport’s database couldn’t get any better with geography and international research…well, it just did! Passport has added to its Cities module, which included analysis for over 1,150 cities worldwide, four Utah cities! This allows you to dive into historical data on GDP, employment, and other areas by city!

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To access this data, go to our library guides page and access the market research database: Passport. From here you can access the “Cities” tab under the consumer & industries tab to find anything and everything about the city of interest. For example, you can look at Salt Lake Cities annual consumer data to see annual disposable income for 2013 was $40,637 USD. Dive into the cities module, find the information you need, and research in style!

Library Website Updated!

March 26th, 2014

BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library is launching a redesigned website after Winter Semester ends on April 25! The website can be accessed now at http://topsecret.lib.byu.edu/. Please visit the website and leave some feedback to tell us what they think!

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  • New format more compatible with mobile devices
  • New intuitive layout of library resources
  • Help button available on main page. You may instantly ask a question to a library employee through chat!

We look forward to implementing this on a broad scale and receiving your feedback!

Research Help Available

February 27th, 2014

Are you working on a case or MCOM research project and don’t know where to begin? We’re here to help you with all business related research!

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The Business and Economics Research Assistant Office is located in HBLL room 1210.

Student Office Hours:

  • Mon           11:00am – 6:30pm
  • Tues          10:00am – 11:00am, 3:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Wed          11:00am – 6:30pm
  • Thurs         11:00am-1:00pm, 3:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Fri             12:00pm – 7:00pm

Your research starts here!

February 26th, 2014

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Oxford Bibliographies is our new research tool specifically designed  for scholastic reference assistance. It’s a great place to identify key sources of scholarship topics in management/business.

Please feel free to browse through it or if you have any questions feel free to stop by our office in room 1210 of the HBLL

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MCOM Writing Tutor Available

February 14th, 2014

The BYU Research and Writing Center is now providing specialized MCOM business writing assistance to all students.

To schedule an appointment, drop by the Research and Writing Center (3322HBLL) or call 801-422-1885. Appointments can be made during the following hours:

Monday              1-4 pm [2:30, 3:00, 3:30]

Tuesday              2-5 pm [3:30, 4:00, 4:30]

Wednesday        7-10 pm

Thursday            2-5 pm [3:30, 4:00, 4:30]

Friday                12-2 pm [12:00, 12:30, 1:00]

Location: 3322HBLL (the former sampler reading room)

www.lib.byu.edu/business

 

 

Guidestar: Anything and Everything Nonprofit!

January 9th, 2014

If you are interested at all… I mean at all in non-profits and anything and everything about them GuideStar is the database for you! GuideStar provides data on every IRS registered non-profit organization. You can discover the mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, transparency, and governance of over 1.8 million nonprofit organizations.

You may even find out salaries of those managing the nonprofits and the revenues generated by each non-profits.

In order to access this database, you may find GuideStar here. It is also found on the Company and Industries tab in the Other Directories section.

Fire! In the Library?

November 13th, 2013

There is a fire in the library! But there is no need to evacuate… It’s in a fire place on the second floor.  The fire provides a cozy place to curl up with a book just in time for winter.

For more information about the fire, click the pic to see’s libraries PROMO VID!

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