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  1. University of Connecticut Libraries MBA ORIENTATION Shikha Sharma, Business Librarian shikha.sharma@uconn.edu http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  2. Agenda • UConn Libraries’ Collections • Library Services • Remote/Off-campus Access • Doing Research Using Library Databases http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  3. About the UConn Libraries • Web page: http://www.lib.uconn.edu • Collections • 2.6 million print volumes • 5000 print journals • Over 44,000 online journals • 240 subscription-based research databases http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  4. Library Services • Hours: • Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 2:00 am • Friday: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm • Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm • Sunday: Noon – 2:00 am • Loan Periods and Renewals: • Can check out up to300 items at any time • Loan Period is 180 days (renewable 5 times) • Interlibrary Loan Service http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  5. Remote/Off-Campus Access All databases can be accessed remotely. When prompted, enter your NetID and password to authenticate yourself. http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  6. Agenda Conducting Research for: • Companies • key financials, filings, ratios, SWOT, competitors, analyst reports • Industries - survey reports, industry ratios • Marketing • market share/segmentation, consumer lifestyles, buying habits, demographics, product rankings, distribution channels • Scholarly and popular magazine articles http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  7. Where to Begin? Library’s Website: http://www.lib.uconn.edu or Go directly to: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business • Accounting : http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/accounting • Company Information: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/company • Country Information: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/country • Industry Information: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/industry • Economics: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/economics • Entrepreneurship: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/entrepreneurship • Finance: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/finance • Marketing: http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/marketing http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  8. http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  9. http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  10. http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  11. http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  12. Company Information http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  13. Industry Information http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  14. Customers & Markets http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  15. Articles http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business

  16. Note that many of the Library Databases can allow only limited number of simultaneous users Please log-off when done! http://www.lib.uconn.edu http://classguides.lib.uconn.edu/business