Webinar: Using the EU Libraries’ New Business Databases: Business Source Elite and Small Business Reference Center
DATE: Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
DESCRIPTION: The EU Libraries recently added two excellent new Business research databases: Business Source Elite, and Small Business Reference Center. Business Source Elite (an EBSCOHost Business database) offers full-text, printable and downloadable articles from nearly 1,000 business publications, as well as over 10,000 company profiles. Small Business Reference Center provides information about entrepreneurship, how to start new companies, how to write business plans, and more. Along with full-text, printable and downloadable content from nearly 400 periodicals and over 450 reference books, Small Business Reference Center features “how-to” videos, lectures, and interviews. Learn all about how to use these library databases during this live, one-hour webinar, presented by Pamela Erickson, a professional trainer from EBSCO.
INSTRUCTIONS: To register for this webinar, go to: http://bit.ly/Wv9JNS
After registering, you will get a confirmation email sent to your Inbox. Five to ten minutes before the webinar’s start time on April 17th, go to the attendee link that you received in your confirmation email.
Questions? Contact your librarians!
Hello students! Did you know that you can use LexisNexis to find information on companies including news, company profiles, and information about their competitors? This is obviously helpful for business students, but aviation, construction, alternative and renewable energy students and anyone who wants more insight into businesses in their industry would be able to use LexisNexis for this helpful information.
In order to access LexisNexis, log-in to the EU Library splash page at: http://www.evergladeslibrary.com. Your username is your seven digit student ID# and the password is the last four of your SSN.
LexisNexis is located in the blue box under “Databases”.
Once you’re at the LexisNexis main search page, locate the box for “Get Company Info” in the top right corner.
Type in the name of the company you’re interested in learning more about. Example: “Apple” or “Pizza Hut”. Click the blue “go” button.
Choose the result you want from the list. (The first one is usually the most relevant.)
The navigation bar on the list gives you options for financial information, news, company hierarchy, competitors and more.
The main box gives company information including the address headquarters, contact information, a business description, and stock information.
The box to the right gives a list of executives, quick glance financials, and links to the top three competing businesses.
Additional questions? Ask your librarians!
EU Orlando Students: Join Sara in the library for these exciting March workshops!
Saturday, March 9th 1:00pm
Business Research Skills
This workshop for business students will focus on finding both reference and research resources using the EU library databases.
Tuesday, March 12th 1:00pm
Have you ever wanted to have your own blog but didn’t know where to start? This workshop with Sara will focus on choosing a blog theme, name, and getting started on your first posts!
Monday, March 18th 5:00pm
Book & Reading Clubs
Come to this workshop to learn more about opportunities to connect with other readers in person or online!
Tuesday, March 26th 1:00pm
Please bring an electronic copy of your paper to this workshop, which will show you how to properly style your paper and format your references using APA.
Also, this month, in correlation with the Student Services Department’s Leadership Distinction Program, the library will offer three workshops on using LinkedIn.
Tuesday, March 19th 1:00pm
Tuesday, March 19th 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 20th 5:00pm
Sign up for all workshops in the library!
Attention Alternative Medicine Students!
Natural Standard, one of our premier EU library databases for Complementary and Alternative Medicine research, made a 9-minute video that covers the basic elements of what you can find on the database. The nice thing about this video is that it offers a concise overview of the website, yet it goes into a bit more detail than we do on our 5-minute library video tutorial about our Alt Med resources (you can watch that video and our other library videos at http://www.screencast.com/users/Twilight14).
Here is the direct link to the Natural Standard video and video website URL:
To access Natural Standard and our other EU library databases, you must first log in to our EU library website. Go to: www.evergladeslibrary.com, then enter your Username (student ID number) and password (last four digits of your SSN; if the first digit is a zero, replace it with a one). For faculty members who have set up library accounts, your username is your first name followed by the last four of your SSN, and your password is your last name. Once you are logged in, our library databases are located in the left-hand column in the big blue box.
Questions? Contact your librarians!
Have you ever wanted articles from a specific date range, but didn’t know how to find them? Maybe you want things that were super of the minute and published within the past week, month or year or you were looking for articles relating to a certain time frame. Below, I’ll show you how to limit your search by date using the Gale InfoTrac database.
Log-In to the Library splash page at http://www.evergladeslibrary.com.
- Username: your seven digit student ID #
- Password: the last four of your SSN.
In the blue box, underneath the heading “Everglades University Databases” click the link for LIRN (Library Information Resources Network).
Next, click the button that says “Connect to Gale InfoTrac”.
When the list of databases comes up, you can perform a Power Search and search them all at once by clicking “Continue”. (You can also choose a particular database to search, if you prefer. The next few steps will be the same either way.)
From the search page, click the link for “Advanced Search”.
On the Advanced Search page, you can limit the search by publication date.
You can also limit the search results by date range after you’ve already begun to search. From the results page list, simply navigate to the section on dates using the toolbar on the left hand side of the screen that says “Limit Search By”.
Questions? Want to know how to limit a search by date range in another database? Contact your librarians!
AOPA Pilot is the official magazine of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. The magazine features articles about new airplane technologies, industry and private ownership best practices, and aviation news. It’s a great resource for our aviation students that want to keep abreast of news specifically for pilots and owners.
If you’re an EU Orlando on-campus student, you can view and borrow the print version ofAOPA Pilot in the library. On another campus or an online student? You can still view the full text of some of the stories (including this month’s cover story) online at http://www.aopa.org/pilot/.
Naturopathic Doctor News and Review (NDNR) is a publication regarding naturopathic medicine in North America. NDNR is presented in a unique case-study format and is written by naturopathic physicians in the US and Canada. NDNR includes current protocols, practice management, business development, marketing, clinical research, news and more.
One of the featured articles right now is “Homeopathy for Autism and Gastrointestinal Disease” by Angelica Lemke which traces some of the commonalities among autism spectrum patients with gastrointestinal difficulties, different treatments that were explored, and what improvements were seen. This type of article is a great example of what you’ll typically find in an issue of NDNR.
You can read the print edition of NDNR in the EU Orlando campus library. Many of their articles are also available online at http://ndnr.com/. Be sure to check out their articles directory by topic!
Questions? Contact your librarians!