33 Users’ expectations Where do I find this type of material? What is the optimal search tool in a specific context?
44 Types of business data Academic journal articles Country/industry/market reports Datasets Company directories Real time data/historical data including analytics
55 Appropriateness for ‘search it all’ search box 1. Academic journal articles 2. Country/industry/market reports 3. Datasets 4. Company directories 5. Real time data/historical data including analytics
66 Q: “What types of general resources do you use most for your work (books, journals, reports, data sets, experts, webpages, blogs, etc.)?” David Gibbs, Jennifer Boettcher, Jill Hollingsworth, Heather Slania Assessing the Research Needs of Graduate Students at Georgetown University The Journal of Academic Librarianship Volume 38, Issue Journal articles: The most heavily used resource type
77 Journal articles collections JSTOR Business I Business II Business III Gale Business Insights: Essentials One File INFORMS Informit Business Collection Now Publishers - Foundations & Trends National Bureau of Economics Research Papers RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) Emerald - Management eJournals
88 Academic Journals
10 Raw data for research Types Country/industry/market reports Data sets Sources Key Note – Market research & company information Mintel Oxygen – Market reports Plunkett – Almanacs & videos OECD iLibrary – Journals, books, statistical tables, datasets, factbooks IMF eLibrary – Journals, books, reports, databases
11 Referral to external DB Company directories Real time data/historical data including analytics
12 Database search application
13 Link to resource
14 Personalized ranking Providing context
18 Users’ expectations Where do I find this type of material? What is the optimal search tool in a specific context?