March 30, 2009

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Instructional Update January-March 2009

During Winter Term 2, the Lam Librarians have taught 31 classes, reaching over 1500 students, including:

3 orientation workshops:

  • 1 Part Time MBA orientation
  • 1 EMBA orientation
  • 1 Project Management orientation

23 class specific presentations and workshops, including:

  • 19 BCom classes
  • 1 ECM class
  • 1 MBA class

5 research related workshops:

  • 3 Do the Research; Get the Job sessions for MBAs
  • 1 Do the Research; Get the Job session for ECMs
  • 1 RefWorks for Business Researchers workshop for PhD students

New Databases

Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities

Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities is a collection of directories of academic journals for the disciplines of business, education, and psychology. The purpose of the database is to help professors, students and researchers identify journals to which they can submit articles for publication. Each journal entry is in PDF format and provides relevant information to potential authors such as acceptance rate, type of review (blind, editorial, or peer), time to review, publication fees, and manuscript guidelines.

Directories of publishing opportunities are provided in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Economics and Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

Click here to access the database via the Library website.

ULI Development Case Studies

Since 1971, the Urban Land Institute has been publishing case studies describing the development process of projects that are both innovative in their markets and financially successful. The short, summary versions of each case study may be viewed free.

Note: To view the complete case study with photos, site plans, project data, and a report on the development process requires users to login.

Click here to access the database and for login instructions.

New Books – Sustainable Business Topics

The following books on sustainable business topics are now available in the David Lam Library:

Building blocks for sustainable transport : Obstacles, trends, solutions (2008). (1st ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald. (Call Number:  HE147.65 .B85 2008)

Grant, J. (2007). The green marketing manifesto. Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. (Call Number:   HF5413 .G722 2007)

Makower, J. (2009). Strategies for the green economy : Opportunities and challenges in the new world of business. New York: McGraw-Hill. (Call Number:  HF5413 .M35 2009)

Siegel, J. (2008). Investing in renewable energy : Making money on green chip stocks. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons. (Call Number:  HD9502.A2 S486 2008)

Townsend, A. K. (2006). Green business : A five-part model for creating an environmentally responsible company. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub. (Call Number: HD30.255 .T69 2006)


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