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Business Forum (29:011:300): About this Guide

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About this Guide

This guide will lead you to many of the Rutgers-restricted databases (as well as Web resources) which are useful for business research on companies, industries, and products.

Other print and electronic resources for business-related topics may be found by simply returning to the Rutgers University Libraries Business Research Guide. Other Rutgers-restricted databases may be found on the Indexes and Databases page.

You can also download a Quick Guide to the Business Databases.

The online Library Assignment is based on the resources described in this guide. The due date depends on your class section:

Tuesday, Q1: Midnight, November 22, 2016.

Thursday, Q2: Midnight, November 24, 2016.

Course Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

The library sessions for Business Forum are designed to introduce Rutgers undergraduate business majors to the wealth of company, product, and industry information available to them through the Rutgers University Libraries.  During these sessions, business librarians demonstrate basic resources and also model productive information-seeking behaviors appropriate to future business people.  Business Forum may be the only formal introduction to secondary research in business that our students receive.


Outcome Goals

At the end of these sessions, business students will be able to:

1.  Locate business resources available to them through the Rutgers University Libraries;

2.  Obtain information about companies and other organizations;

3.  Obtain information about products and industries;

4.  Demonstrate a logical path for approaching the Business Forum assignment and preparing for an interview.

Business Librarian

Ka-Neng Au
John Cotton Dana Library
185 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102
Website / Blog Page

Roberta Tipton (Newark)

Roberta Tipton
Roberta L. Tipton
Business Librarian
Public Administration Librarian
Information Literacy Coordinator
The John Cotton Dana Library
tipton at
Website / Blog Page

Wen-Hua Ren (Newark)

Wen-Hua Ren
John Cotton Dana Library
Rutgers University
185 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102