1) Reference Sources2) Search the Library Catalog3) EBSCO eBooks
This is the "Business Books" page of the "Business Resources" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Business Resources  

Use this guide to find basic print and online sources for companies, industries, marketing and small business.
Last Updated: Oct 20, 2014 URL: http://guides.jsc.edu/business Print Guide

Business Books Print Page
  Search: 
 

Finding Background Information

Many of our reference sources are now online and fully searchable in electronic databases. JSC students, faculty and staff have access to these titles with their MyJSC ID and password. Use the links in the center of this page to locate subject encyclopedias and reference sources.

      
     

    At the Library Reference Desk

    For subject-specific sources, see the Company & Industry and Small Business pages (tabs) in this guide.

    Cover Art
    Encyclopedia of the United States Census, 2nd ed.
    Call Number: R/304.60973/En19an/2012
    ISBN: 9781608710256
    Subtitled "From the Constitution to the American Community Survey (ACS)" this source provides a wealth of information on the history of the Census and statistics gathering methods and products. Basic concepts and data collection techniques are discussed in the entry on the Economic Census.

    Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media
    Call Number: R/016.071/G131/Year
    "The definitive media source since 1869." (Preface) Essential for identifying marketing "channels" for your business. Covers U.S., Canadian and international print and broadcast media.

    General Note: "An annual guide to publications and broadcast stations, including newspapers, magazines, journals, radio stations, and cable systems."

    North American Industry Classification System
    Call Number: [REF DESK]338.01/N811/2012
    The NAICS supersedes the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC). Web access for other editions is also available.

    Cover Art
    ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013
    ISBN: 9781598885910
    Click on the title to link to the full description of this essential source for locating statistics produced by various agencies and departments of the federal government.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Need to become an instant expert? Find background information in reference books on virtually any subject by using this link to titles in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.

    Select business titles include:

    Reference Assistance

    The JSC Willey Library
    The Willey Library at JSC

     
    Contact us:
    Email the Reference Staff

    Telephone
    802-635-1494

    Facebook  Twitter  Flickr

        
       

      Citing Business Sources

      Based on the MLA Handbook, 7th edition, this guide has been adapted and simplified for citing sources available to JSC business students.  In developing these examples, we have followed the forms for comparable types of reference sources, considered the citations generated in online databases such as Business Source Premier, and examined numerous tip sheets available on college and university library websites.

      Description

      Loading  Loading...

      Tip