Research Help?

Research Help?

Only two weeks of classes left! Now is the time when you may be busily working on those research papers, slide decks, and assignments. Don’t forget, the Business Library is here for you!

-Need help defining your topic? We got you!
-Need help finding that last source? No problem!
-Haven’t started yet? You still have time! We can help!

Business Librarians can help. Email Willow or Kim or set up a Zoom appointment.

Looking for Statistics and Information? Try Statista!

Where to find it: You can find it on the Business library web site’s alphabetical list of databases.

Use it to find:

  • Statistics – Includes data on: companies, countries, products, demographics, advertising, etc.
  • Industry reports -A variety of industries, including popular categories such as: Sports & Recreation, Consumer Goods and FMCG, Media & Advertising, Technology & Telecommunications, and Internet
  • Dossiers (collections on a specific topic) – On about 80,000 popular topics. Provided in PowerPoint format
  • Infographics – new Infographics released daily
  • Tips for searching – Use the search box to do a keyword search

Within a search use the left sidebar to limit your search to Statistics, Studies, Dossiers & Industry-Reports, Topics, or Infographics.

Statista is really fun to browse as it is so visual.

Mouse over the drop down menus “Our Services”, “Markets & Topics”, and “Infographics” to further explore this database.

Want help using Statista? Contact the Business Librarians, Willow or Kim, and set up an appointment.

Business Library Hours

The Biz Hub library information desk will be open the following hours this semester:

  • Monday—Friday 8:00 am—5:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday 1:00—5:00 pm

In addition to our service desk hours, the business library team will be available online and ready to provide assistance.  For complex research questions, Willow Fuchs and Kim Bloedel are happy to meet via Zoom or Teams.  You can also check our YouTube channel which offers quick tutorials on how to find articles, company information, industry information, and international business information.

Masks are required in the Biz Hub and the 4th floor quiet zone.

Business Library Hours & Info.

The Biz Hub library information desk will be open the following hours this semester:

Monday—Friday 8:00 am—5:00 pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday 1:00—5:00 pm

In addition to our service desk hours, the business library team will be available online and ready to provide assistance.  For complex research questions, Willow Fuchs and Kim Bloedel are happy to meet via Zoom or Teams.  You can also check our YouTube channel which offers quick tutorials on how to find articles, company information, industry information, and international business information.

 

Get answers to your library questions on 4/30 & 5/1

 

 

Join UI Libraries staff online for practical answers to making the most of the library from a distance and avoiding potential pitfalls as the semester ends with campus closed.

  • Returning or renewing library materials?
  • Avoiding fines.
  • Doing research from off-campus.
  • Book delivery.
  • More

Send your questions to lib-disted@uiowa.edu or ask them during the sessions.

Thursday, April 30 from 2:30-3:30pm – https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92697699385

Friday, May 1 from 11:00am – 12:00pm – https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/98080871707

 

Pat Baird, Interlibrary Loan & Delivery Services Supervisor.

Connie Wade, Circulation & User Services Librarian

Dan Gall, Distance Education Librarian

 

Contact daniel-gall@uiowa.edu for more information.

See https://bit.ly/lib-uiowa-covid-faq for more answers about using the libraries while campus is closed.