IRC and UM Libraries Services during the COVID-19 period


Miami Herbert Business School Faculty FAQs

What online services does UM Libraries provide?

  • Services include online access to library content (databases, e-books, articles, streaming audio/videos, and digital collections), online consultations with subject librarians, online instruction, electronic course reserves, assistance with creativity tools and technologies, and data management. See: https://www.library.miami.edu/online-services

Can the UM Libraries help me with copyright questions?

What business databases are available through the UM Libraries?

  • The UM Libraries provides access to over 700 online databases in many subject disciplines. Within the subject discipline of business there are over 100 databases. These databases provide information such as company profiles, SEC filings, industry surveys, market research data, country economic statistics, time series data, online newspapers, and scholarly articles. Available at: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/databases.php?letter=bysub&subject_id=4

How do I ask a quick question?

How do I find out what resources are available in my specialty area of business?

  • The Judi Prokop Newman Information Resource Center, a subject-specialty library has developed several business research guides that identify resources for company, industry, entrepreneurship, health sector policy, real estate, and business case studies research. Available at: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/collection.php?d=business

Does the UM Libraries provide resources for specific courses?

  • Similar to subject research guides, customized course guides have been developed for core courses that have a project component. Each course guide is customized to the course‚Äôs project outline and identifies library resources which support student research. Samples of course guides can be found at: https://www.library.miami.edu/business/index.html
  • To request the creation of a course guide for your course, contact:djui@miami.edu

Can I get help with questions about analyzing data or statistics?

  • Yes, the UM Libraries has a team of data experts who are available for online consultations. Contact: dataservices@miami.edu

How can the UM Libraries help me in setting up an electronic reading list within Blackboard?

  • The UM Libraries can setup an online reading list for your class whereby your students can link to the articles within Blackboard. To setup a Blackboard online reading list, fill out the request form at: https://library.miami.edu/course-reserves-form/

Can I get help with creativity tools and technologies through the UM Libraries?

  • Yes, the UM Libraries can virtually support library patrons using creativity tools and technologies such as Adobe Creative Cloud. Emails can be sent to: creativestudio@miami.edu

Can students get tutoring at the UM Libraries?

How can I get access to free online newspaper subscriptions?

  • Yes, the UM Libraries provides live web edition access to the Financial Times, New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. To register for a FT, NYT or WSJ account and access several newspaper databases go to: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/Newspapers

How do I contact my Business Librarian?

How can I contact other subject librarians?

How can I gain access to the electronic version of a journal?

How can I manage my citations and properly format them?

  • The UM Libraries supports four citation management systems: Endnote, Refworks, Mendeley and Zotero. These citation management tools help in storing, organizing and formatting citations. To select and setup a personal account, go to:https://www.library.miami.edu/research/citation-help.html

Miami Herbert Business School Student FAQs

What online services does UM Libraries provide?

  • Information about the Libraries online services have been outlined on their homepage. Services include online access to library content (databases, e-books, articles, streaming audio/videos, and digital collections), online consultations with subject librarians, online instruction, electronic course reserves, assistance with creativity tools and technologies, and data management. See: https://www.library.miami.edu/online-services

What business databases are available through the UM Libraries?

  • The UM Libraries provides access to over 700 online databases in many subject disciplines. Within the subject discipline of business there are over 100 databases. These databases provide information such as company profiles, SEC filings, industry surveys, market research data, country economic statistics, time series data, online newspapers, and scholarly articles. Available at: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/databases.php?letter=bysub&subject_id=4

How can I gain access to the electronic version of a journal?

How do I ask a quick question?

How do I find out what resources are available in my specialty area of business?

  • The Judi Prokop Newman Information Resource Center, a branch library of the UM Libraries has developed several subject research guides that identifies resources for company, industry, entrepreneurship, health sector policy, real estate, and business case studies research. Available at: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/collection.php?d=business

Does the UM Libraries provide resources for specific courses?

Can I get tutoring at the UM Libraries?

Can I get help with questions about analyzing data or statistics?

  • Yes, the UM Libraries has a team of data experts who are available for online consultations. Contact:
    dataservices@miami.edu

Can I get help with creativity tools and technologies through the UM Libraries?

  • Yes, the UM Libraries can virtually support library patrons with support using creativity tools and technologies such as Adobe Creative Cloud. Emails can be sent to: creativestudio@miami.edu

How can I get access to free online newspaper subscriptions?

  • Yes, the UM Libraries provides live web edition access to the Financial Times, New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. To register for a FT, NYT or WSJ account and access several newspaper databases go to: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/Newspapers

How do I contact my Business Librarian?

How can I contact other subject librarians?

How can I manage my citations and properly format them?

  • The UM Libraries supports four citation management systems: Endnote, Refworks, Mendeley and Zotero. These citation management tools help in storing, organizing and formatting citations. To select and setup a personal account, go to:https://www.library.miami.edu/research/citation-help.html

Can the UM Libraries help me with copyright questions?