FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Sept. 27, 2022 | FGCU is canceling all classes and non-essential campus activities Thursday and Friday. FGCU leaders will evaluate methods for students to make up for lost instructional time, which will likely include the use of planned study dates as regular academic class. Please expect updates to the academic calendar once we return to normal operations. For storm updates, visit fgcu.edu/emergencymanagement.

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Expansive dataset subscriptions available to the LCOB

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.

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.


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Sophisticated research made simple

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.

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.

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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.

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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The Journal Blacklist - fighting back against a growing trend that threatens to undermine scholarly communication

A searchable list of journals whose practices have been described as deceptive. The Blacklist exists to aid scholars avoiding the submitting manuscripts to publications of questionable reputation. Specialists analyze over 60 behavioral indicators to keep the community aware of the growing threats and to keep academia protected from exploitative operations.

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Stand out from the crowd during your virtual conferences with these free LCOB professional backgrounds. Choose a background below to download, then right-click on the full-size image and select "save" from the dropdown menu.


Watermark Login (formerly Digital Measures) External link
United Faculty of Florida (UFF) - FGCU Chapter website External link
FGCU | Faculty Performance Evaluation Document (FPED) External document
LCOB | Bylaws REVISED: 11/07/2018
LCOB | Pre-Promotion Review Process APPROVED: 11/2/16
REVISED: 3/22/17
LCOB | Framework and Standards for Contract Renewal and Promotion

NOTICE: Document being replaced by "LCOB | Criteria and Standards for Performance Evaluation and Promotion"

REVISED: 7/27/16

LCOB | Criteria and Standards for Performance Evaluation and Promotion

NOTICE: Replacement document for "LCOB | Framework and Standards for Contract Renewal and Promotion"

APPROVED: 7/28/21

LCOB | Promotion Standards for Instructors ADOPTED: August 2007
LCOB | Promotion Standards for Advisors ADOPTED: February 2008
LCOB | Faculty Sufficiency & Qualifications Guidelines, and Research Quality & Impact Metrics for AACSB

ADOPTED: July 2015

REVISED: 3/31/21

LCOB | Summer Assignment Policy ADOPTED: 3/3/17
REVISED: 2/16/18


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