It’s no secret that using the library contributes to student learning and success. Whether in person or virtual, they can help.
Search the library's course reserve collection to find out if your textbook is available. Textbooks can be borrowed for two hours.
The library has over 250 computers available for students. View Real-Time Availability Maps to find computers.
Research guides help to focus your efforts
Provide suggested reference sources, databases and websites for various subjects and courses, compiled by your friendly librarians.
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Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
List of dataset subscriptions available to the LCOB
WRDS provides researchers with one location to access over 350 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics. Flexible data delivery options include a powerful web query method that reduces research time, the WRDS Cloud for executing research and strategy development, and the WRDS client server using PCSAS, Matlab, and R. Their Analytics team, doctoral-level support and rigorous data review and validation give you the confidence to tailor research within complex databases and create a wide range of reliable data models.SUMMARY LIST OF WRDS DATABASESFull List of WRDS Databases
Qualtrics - Research Core
Sophisticated research made simple
Get the data you need to make the most important decisions. From product, pricing and ad testing to customer feedback and brand tracking, join the 9,000+ brands and 99 of the top 100 business schools that make Qualtrics the world’s most-trusted research platform.
Business Source Ultimate gives us so much more...
An exciting upgrade from our previous Business Source Premier subscription
Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
The Journal Blacklist
Fighting back against a growing trend that threatens to undermine scholarly communication
Specialists analyze over 60 behavioral indicators to keep the community aware of the growing threats and to keep academia protected from exploitative operations.
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is the award-winning research platform and business intelligence tool for 50,000+ corporate, academic, government and nonprofit users at 450+ institutions in 35+ countries.
Understand your market, your customers and your competitors better than ever before. Qualtrics Brand Experience™ puts you in control with powerful, easy-to-use tools to help grow your brand. *View the Qualtrics tab above to request your LCOB account.
Business Source Ultimate
Provides access to all areas of business, national and international, and includes full text articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, case studies, industry profiles, SWOT analyses, market research and country reports, news videos, and detailed company profiles.
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