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									Information Resources in Business
            Fall 2005
              382N


        Course Introduction
            Contact Information
• Claudia Chidester
   – (512) 485-1918; cell: 512-415-1744
   – cchidester@austinventures.com
• Sarah Quigley
   – fifteenyearsofbeauty@gmail.com
• class web site:
  http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~i382ncc
   – class news, syllabus, assignments, up-to-date schedule,
     discussion list
   In this Course Students Will:
• Forum to understand basics of business
• Develop critical practical skills for identifying,
  locating, and using business information
• Learn about information research techniques
  pertinent to specific types of business information
  needs and problems
         Course Organization
• Business information in context
• Key concepts (company info, investing
  info)
• Specialized business info topics (industry,
  marketing, statistics, census, business
  intelligence)
• Discussion of real life problems
        Readings and Resources
All reading should be completed prior to the
  class meeting
• Handouts
• Internet resources
• UTLOLBIZ (codename)
  – www.lib.utexas.edu/refsites/business.html
• BUSLIB-L
  – (LISTSERV@LISTSERV.BOISESTATE.EDU)
                   Assignments
1. Multinational investigation
2. 1 Quiz: SEC Filings
3. 8 exercises (graded as 5)
4. Group project
              Things To Do:
• Make sure Blackboard has correct email
• Update your basic online searching skills in
  Dialog, Lexis/Nexis & Factiva
• Request an information package from Investor
  Relations of your Multinational
• Subscribe to BUSLIB-L (in digest)
• Subscribe to BR382N (class listserv)

								
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