Here are some resources for your papers :
Online legal research service provides quick, easy access to West's vast
collection of statutes, case law materials, public records and other legal
resources, as well as current news articles and business information.
ABI/INFORM Global - Provides scholarly
and comprehensive coverage of business research topics. Search nearly
3000 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business
and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of
business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance,
taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage.
Includes The Wall Street Journal.
- Provides hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of
large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive
profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to
business information not typically found in national news sources.
Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more
gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire
services, and city, state, and regional business publications.
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry - Covers a
subsection of the ABI/Inform Global business periodicals with a trade or
industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product
and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of
other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including
finance, insurance, transportation, and construction.
Career and Technical Education - Articles
from vocational and technical periodicals covering all aspects of the
Snapshot Series - Snapdata International
Group is the only market research company to specialize in top-line
international market research overviews. The Snapshot International
Group Series of 4,600 reports is designed to provide an instant overview
of a market, and the data is supplied in both graphical and tabular
format for ease of interpretation and analysis. All data is compiled in
house by the Snapdata Research Department, an international team of
General Journal Databases:
- Includes articles from over 11,000 magazines and journals. Many,
but not all, provide the full-text of articles. Over 160 subjects areas
are covered extensively in this product including business and
economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, and
Research Library - A smaller collection
of periodicals than ProQuest Central. Covers a broad range of subjects
including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health,
humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology,
sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
ProQuest National Newspapers Premier -
Includes a balance of national and regional newspapers chosen for their
journalistic excellence and regional representation. All titles are
available in full text. Papers include national titles such as The New
York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post along with a
selection of titles from across the U.S. such as the South Florida Sun
Sentinel, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Denver Post, The Sacramento Bee plus
other important U.S. papers.
Google Scholar - A
product from Google that provides citations to scholarly journals.
Library Catalog - provides information about the
materials owned by the LCSC Library and other North Idaho Academic Libraries,
including North Idaho College and the University of Idaho. Also has a
link to WIN Libraries, so you can search Gonzaga, Whitworth, and
Credo Reference - Search
a collection of up to 100 online dictionaries and subject encyclopedias.
Or click on "Find a Book," and search within only one title, such as
Cambridge Guide to Theatre or Bloomsbury Guide to Art.
Virtual Reference Library - Search a collection on online
reference books from Gale, a respected publisher of subject-focused
encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Encyclopedia of business and finance: Burton S. Kaliski,
management accounting / Martin G. Jagels.
How to open a
financially successful bed & breakfast or small hotel ; with companion
CD-ROM / Lora Arduser and Douglas R. Brown. [Call Number:
TX911.3.M27 F83 2004]
International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management [Call
Number: Ref TX905 .I68 2005]
manager’s handbook : how to set up, operate, and manage a financially
successful food service operation / Douglas Robert Brown. [Call
Number: Ref TX911.3.M27 B76 2003]
Who's Buying for Travel [Call
Number: Ref G155 .U6 W46
Who’s buying at
restaurants and carry-outs. [Call Number: Ref TX945 . W56 2006]
- A catalog of items held at libraries throughout the
world. Many of these materials can be borrowed through inter-library
Google Books - Info from their Website:
"Just do a search on Google Book Search or on Google.com. When we find a book
whose content contains a match for your search terms, we'll link to it in your
search results. Click a book title and you'll see, like a card catalog entry,
some basic information about the book. You may also see a few snippets of text
from the book showing your search term in context. If the publisher or author
has given us permission through our Partner Program then you'll see a few full
pages from the book and if the book is out of copyright, you'll be able to page
through the entire book." Click on the "About This Book" link and look for
a link called "Find This Book in a Library" to locate the nearest library
BusinessDictionary.com - A free
online dictionary of business terms. Provided by WebFinance, Inc.
Business Plans and Profiles Index - Sample business plans in various
industries, including hotels and restaurants. From Carnegie Library of
Inc.com - Short, non-scholarly articles on
topics of interest to small business owners.
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Office of Travel and
Tourism Industries - A web page from the Department of Commerce,
International Trade Administration, providing statistics on tourists to and
from the United States.
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an emphasis on
the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including Congressional
bills and hearings. Provided by the Government Printing Office.
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide
- Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."
Author: Barbara Barnes
updated: April 1, 2011