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For books and documents at FLITE, and for ebooks, use the Catalog tab on the FLITE home page.
Use MelCat to look up books in other Michigan Libraries. MelCat items will be delivered to the circulation desk and you will receive an Email when the items arrive. If materials you need aren't available via MelCat try InterLibrary Loan.
To find journal and magazine articles on a particular topic, use one or more of the databases available on the FLITE Web site. These databases provide indexing to thousands of journal titles.
Good databases for business and technology articles are:
ABI INFORM combines business and industry journals with international and scholarly content. Many important titles are available in full text.
Academic OneFile is a large database with broad subject coverage, containing many full-text resources. Resources include: articles from over 8,000 academic titles in numerous disciplines, magazine articles, information from reference books including subject-area encyclopedias, news from certain national and international newspapers and newsletters, as well as selected transcripts from television and radio broadcasts and selected podcasts. This resource is aimed at the academic, higher education community.
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts provides abstracts from 757 journal titles, and broadly covers science and technology. Full text is available for many of the articles.
Suggestions to retrieve better/more results:
- Search topic as both a keyword and subject
- Combine terms with AND or OR
- Set date ranges to limit to a specific time
- Use quotes for phrases
FLITE also subscribes to several databases that provide information about businesses, companies and industries. Here are some places to start:
Business and Company Resource Center
Business & Company Resource Center provides detailed information on domestic and international companies and associations, company financials and earnings estimates, investment reports, corporate chronologies and company histories, brand and product information, industry and company rankings, market share data, industry overviews, HR law case digests, and SWOT analyses for select companies.
Lexis Nexis Academic Universe
The "Get Company Info" box of Lexis Nexis Academic Universe provides access to extensive information about companies and industries.
Datamonitor provides in-depth market information on a global scale. Content includes over 3,000 industry profiles and most company profiles include a SWOT analysis. Additional content provides information on over 215 countries and Porter's 5 forces analysis.
The different databases and electronic resources at FLITE cover a wide variety of information. Here are 2 more than might be helpful for your research project.
Westlaw Campus Research contains an extensive, full-text archive of federal and state case law. Additionally, there are articles from law review journals and legal encyclopedias. The News and Information section contains full-text new and business information as well as law-related articles from such sources as newspapers, magazines, and television transcripts.
Access World News
Access World News provides comprehensive newspaper coverage at the local, state, regional, national, and international level. Includes newspapers from Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe/UK, the Middle East, North America, and South America. 81 Michigan newspapers are included. Dates of coverage vary by newspaper but most begin in the 1990s or 2000s. Searching can be done by individual newspaper, state or country, and region.
Ask a Reference Librarian.
You can find librarians at the Oval Information Desk located on the First Floor of FLITE, by phone at 231-591-3602, by email, or via chat. More information is available at FLITE help.
FLITE Tutorials can also help you get started.
Plagiarism tutorials and self-help guides, plus a link to step-by-step citation assistance.
Citations - a FLITE guide
A guide to understanding citations, and a link to different online citation management tools that can help you input your sources and create your bibliographies.
Contact: Fran Rosen/ Email / Phone: 231-591-3043 / Office: FLITE 414C
Don't forget, you are welcome to come to the Oval Information Desk and ask for help any time. You can also call us 231-591-3602 or chat with us.
Last update: September 1, 2011