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Database Trial: HSTalks: Business & Management Collection

Screencapture of HSTalks webpage titled the Business and Management Collection
A semester long trial has been arranged for the Henry Stewart Talks: Business & Management Collection. This database contains over 900 online lectures, and case studies by leading experts from commerce, industry, the professions, and academia. All lectures and case studies are suitable for inclusion in courses and as additional learning material including in blended learning and flipped classroom programs.

Topics include marketing, global management, leadership, finance, operations, strategy, and more.

Included below are titles of recently released talks and case studies:

  • Building a Brand by Ms. Jan Ward, Corrotherm International Ltd.
  • Knowledge Empowering Risk Management: A Case Study by Atul Vashistha, Chairman & CEO, Neo Group
  • Consultancy, power, and management ideas – the case of McKinsey & Co. by Prof. Andrew Sturdy, University of Bristol, UK
  • Schools of Thought in Macroeconomics by Dr. Ivan Cohen, Richmond University, UK

The trial ends December 31, 2016.

If you have questions or comments about the database, please contact Kim Bloedel.

 

 

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Tippie Learning Coaches in the Library

Tippie learning coaches will be present at the Pomerantz Business Library to provide students with homework assistance, exam preparation, and more.  Students enrolled in Principles of Microeconomics (ECON:1100), Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON:1200), and Statistics for Business (STAT:1030) can find help Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 pm.  No scheduling is required.

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Database of the Week: Business Expert Press

Each week we will highlight one of the many databases we have here at the Pomerantz Business Library.

The database: Business Expert PressBusiness Expert Press Main Screen

“Business Expert Press’s Digital Libraries are filled with practical, concise books covering specific areas of business, including supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy. They’re written by international authorities, specifically for students seeking bachelors or masters degrees.”

Where to find it: You can find it here, under B on our Databases A to Z page, or under B on our “E-Book Collections” page.

 Use it to find: Business Expert Press offers more than 300 E-Books that can be read online or downloaded in PDF or EPUB formats.  Topics include: accounting, supply chain management, leadership, finance, corporate social responsibility, and business writing.

Tips for searching: Business Expert Press Related Topics

  • Use the search box to search using keywords.
  • Advanced search is available via the gear icon to the right of the search box.
  • Users can browse titles from the main page (see top image).
  • For more focused browsing:
    • Select from the “Filters” on the left, or
    • Click on “Related Topics” and select from options presented (see image at right).

 

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Want help using Business Expert Press eBook collection? Contact Jim or Kim to set up an appointment.

 

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Trial Subscription: Sage Business Cases

The Pomerantz Business Library has arranged a trial to Sage Business Cases. The trial ends May 1, 2016.

SAGE Business Cases brings business to life – inspiring researchers to develop their own best practices and prepare for professional success. Teaching notes are included with the trial access.  In order to set up teaching notes, please follow these instructions.

If you think that
Sage Business Cases would be a good addition (or not a good addition)  to the collection, please send comments to Business Library Head Librarian Kimberly-bloedel@uiowa.edu.

 

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Database of the Week: Business Videos from Business Source Complete

Each week we will highlight one of the many databases we have here at the Pomerantz Business Library.

The database: Business Videos from Business Source Complete

Though you may think of Business Source Complete (BSC) primarily as an article database, keep this in mind: BSC also contains some great video content.  This resource contains more than 50 video lectures on a variety of business topics.

Business Source Complete Home

Where to find it: You can find it here, and under “Best Bets!” on our Databases A to Z page.  From the Business Source Complete mainpage, click on “Business Videos” (see image).

Use it to find:

  • Video lectures from the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series.
  • Lecture text in downloadable PDF format (see image).

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Tips for searching:  

  • Search using keywords like finance, economics, management, marketing, globalization, etc.
  • To browse a complete list of the videos available, search for “Harvard FSS”.

 

Note: These videos are in Adobe Flash format. Some mobile devices may not be compatible.

Business Source Complete Video Example

Want help finding video content in Business Source Complete? Contact Jim or Kim to set up an appointment.