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New Titles in Collins Library!
How Nonprofits Work by
Call Number: HV 687 B795 2013
Publication Date: 2012
Looks at nonprofit organizations through a sociological lens, identifying characteristics that make some nonprofits successful and characteristics that cause challenges, focusing on nonprofts in the health services sector.
Female Entrepreneurship and the New Venture Creation by
Call Number: HD6072.5 .K37 2013
Publication Date: 2012
"This book captures the diversity of female entrepreneurship and provides a valuable synthesis of the insights that emerge from the stories of women entrepreneurs around the world."
Call Numbers to Browse
If you're interested in a broad topic in Business & Leadership, or would like to browse for inspiration, try one of these Library of Congress call letters:
- HD: Industries. Land use. Labor
- HF: Commerce
- HG: Finance
Locations of books
New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!
Identifying Academic Books
What are some indicators that a book may be scholarly?
- Publisher is a university press or scholarly publisher (see this list on Wikipedia)
- Author(s) and editor(s) are scholars (affiliated with university or research institution)
- Scholarly apparatus is present (footnotes, citations, etc.)
- Technical language geared towards scholars/researchers
Some indicators can be found in a book's catalog record including publisher and notes of bibliographical references. See the sections highlighted in orange below:
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Consult the e-books guide to find out more about finding and using our growing e-book collection.
This guide highlights only a small portion of the many resources available to you. If you're not finding what you need, don't hesitate to contact Andrea!
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