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Resources for the Professional MBA at Pinehurst

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Professional MBA students will need a wide range of reliable business, golf, and tennis resources to aide them in their studies at Pinehurst. Davis Memorial Library's Distance Learning Resources can provide these resources in a number of formats. This guide is intended to direct MBA students to the most current, reliable and relevant information that is easily accessible. By following links to the subject disciplines below, students will be able to find a multitude of resources specific to a particular area of study in the program.



Finance Resources
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Electronic Databases
Distance Learning Resources allow students to link to electronic databases that the library currently subscribes to. To access resources in the following databases, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog. The following databases can provide students with electronic journal and newspaper articles relating to financial information:

Business Source Premier
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
Morningstar Library Edition
Newspaper Source
ProQuest Newspapers
Regional Business News

Internet Resources
The following link will direct students to Davis Memorial Library's resource guide to finding financial information on the internet. This guide is a comprehensive list of financial and investment websites that include mainstream financial news reports, corporate annual reports, SEC filings, online financial journal articles, and much more.

Finance and Investment Resources
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/finance.htm

Online Books
The library subscribes to an online database called netLibrary, which consists of thousands of online books on various disciplines including many business and finance books. Students can search netLibrary for finance e-books by creating a free account at the link below. To access netLibrary, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog.

netLibrary

For directions on using netLibrary, go to:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/netlibrary/netlibrary.htm



Accounting Resources
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Electronic Databases
Distance Learning Resources allow students to link to electronic databases that the library currently subscribes to. To access resources in the following databases, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog. The following databases can be searched to find Accounting literature and tax law information:

Business Source Premier
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Students looking for journals in accounting can also try searching by title and subject using the links below. The first link allows the user to search all business related journal titles that the library subscribes to electronically. The second link allows the user to search for journals by title. For best results, type the word Accounting into the title search box and select the contains bullet on the right.

Finding journals by subject:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/search-subj.asp?subj=101

Finding journals by title:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/index.asp

Internet Resources
The following link will direct students to Davis Memorial Library's resource guide to finding accounting information on the Internet. This guide is an extensive list of websites containing accounting and tax law information. Included are resources for finding professional accounting organizations, tax law sites and directories, North Carolina tax sites, federal government tax bodies, tax forms, discussion groups, mail lists, and more.

Tax and Accounting Resources:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/taxation.htm

Online Books
The library subscribes to an online database called netLibrary, which consists of thousands of online books on various disciplines including many tax and accounting books. Students can search netLibrary for these e-books by creating a free account at the link below. To access netLibrary, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog.

netLibrary

For directions on using netLibrary, go to:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/netlibrary/netlibrary.htm



E-Business Resources
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Electronic Databases
Distance Learning Resources allow students to link to electronic databases that the library currently subscribes to. To access resources in the following databases, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog. The following databases can be searched to find information on e-business:

Academic Search Premier
Business Source Premier
Morningstar Library Edition
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
Newspaper Source
ProQuest Newspapers

Regional Business News

Internet Resources
The following link will direct students to Davis Memorial Library's resource guide to finding e-business information on the Internet. This guide is a comprehensive list of websites containing information relating to electronic commerce including research, news articles, trade organizations, e-business companies, and much more.

E-Business Resources:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/ebusinessweb.htm

Online Books
The library subscribes to an online database called netLibrary, which consists of thousands of online books on various disciplines including many books relating to e-business. Students can search netLibrary for these e-books by creating a free account at the link below. To access netLibrary, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog.

netLibrary

For directions on using netLibrary, go to:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/netlibrary/netlibrary.htm



Golf, Tennis, and Resort Management Resources
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Electronic Databases
Distance Learning Resources allow students to link to electronic databases that the library currently subscribes to. To access resources in the following databases, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog. The following databases can be searched to find news and industry information on golf, tennis, and resort management:

Academic Search Premier
Business Source Premier
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
ProQuest Newspapers

Students looking for journals on golf, tennis, and resort management can also try searching by title and subject using the links below. The first link allows the user to search all business related journal titles that the library subscribes to electronically. The second link allows the user to search for journals by title. For best results, type the word Golf or Tennis or Leisure into the title search box and select the contains bullet on the right.

Finding journals by subject:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/search-subj.asp?subj=101

Finding journals by title:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/index.asp

Internet Resources
The following is a list of golf, tennis, and resort management resources available on the Internet:

Golf

The American Society of Golf Course Architects homepage

Carolinas Golf

The Golf Course Builders Association of America

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

Golf Guide USA

Golf Review

The Irrigation Association

NC Cooperative Extension

PGA of America homepage

TurfFiles from NC State University

Turfgrass Council of North Carolina

United States Golf Association

Tennis

Club Corp USA

Emmo Tennis

Grand Slam Tennis Tours

Patrick Mouratoglou Tennis Group

Tennis Management Services, Inc.

Tennis Network

United States Professional Tennis Association

Resort Management

American Hotel and Lodging Association

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals

Hospitality Net

Hospitality Web Index

National Restaurant Association

Resources for Researching the Hospitality Industry

Online Books
The library subscribes to an online database called netLibrary, which consists of thousands of online books on various disciplines including many books relating to golf, tennis, and resort management. Students can search netLibrary for these e-books by creating a free account at the link below. To access netLibrary, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog.

netLibrary

For directions on using netLibrary, go to:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/netlibrary/netlibrary.htm



Marketing Resources
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Electronic Databases
Distance Learning Resources allow students to link to electronic databases that the library currently subscribes to. To access resources in the following databases, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog. The following databases can be searched to find marketing literature:

Academic Search Premier
Business Source Premier
ProQuest Newspapers
PsycArticles
Regional Business News

Students looking for journals on marketing can also try searching by title and subject using the links below. The first link allows the user to search all business related journal titles that the library subscribes to electronically. The second link allows the user to search for journals by title. For best results, type the word Marketing into the title search box and select the contains bullet on the right.

Finding journals by subject:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/search-subj.asp?subj=101

Finding journals by title:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/index.asp

Internet Resources
The following is a list of marketing resources available on the Internet:

AdResource: Web Advertising and Promotion Resources

Census Bureau's Web Site

EDGAR - Searchable database of SEC filings

FASI Quick Reports and Analysis

Internet Advertising Report

Internet Advertising Resource Guide

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Online Books
The library subscribes to an online database called netLibrary, which consists of thousands of online books on various disciplines including many books relating to business and marketing. Students can search netLibrary for these e-books by creating a free account at the link below. To access netLibrary, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog.

netLibrary

For directions on using netLibrary, go to:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/netlibrary/netlibrary.htm



Business Law Resources
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Electronic Databases
Distance Learning Resources allow students to link to electronic databases that the library currently subscribes to. To access resources in the following databases, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog. The following databases can be searched to find legal information in the business environment:

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Students looking for journals on marketing can also try searching by title and subject using the links below. The first link allows the user to search all business related journal titles that the library subscribes to electronically. The second link allows the user to search for journals by title. For best results, type the word Law into the title search box and select the contains bullet on the right for a listing of law journals. For specific journals, enter the title and select the begins with bullet.

Finding journals by subject:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/search-subj.asp?subj=101

Finding journals by title:
http://journalfinder.wtcox.com/meth/index.asp

Internet Resources
The following is a list of legal resources available on the Internet:

CataLaw - catalog of catalogs of worldwide law on the Internet

FindLaw - looks and works like Yahoo!

Harvard Law School Library

Hieros Gamos Legal Directories - directory for commericial transactions between business entities

Law about… - Cornell Legal Information Institute

Law Links - comprehensive resource linking the legal community

MegaLaw.Com - lawyers window on the web

WashLaw Web - Washburn University School of Law

William and Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law - Law Library

Law Library Resource XChange, LLC - information for legal and library professionals

Online Books
The library subscribes to an online database called netLibrary, which consists of thousands of online books on various disciplines including many books relating business and law. Students can search netLibrary for these e-books by creating a free account at the link below. To access netLibrary, students will need to use the user name and password provided to them through the online library catalog.

netLibrary

For directions on using netLibrary, go to:
http://www.methodist.edu/library/guides/netlibrary/netlibrary.htm


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