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Database(s) of the Month: Gale's Diversity Studies and Gender Studies

By Matthew Van Sleet
March 15, 2021

Gale Diversity Studies and Gender Studies Databases

This month the Bentley Library is highlighting two notable selections from our Gale OneFile collection of databases: Diversity Studies and Gender Studies. These resources support the University’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives both in and out of the classroom.

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Database of the Month: Gale EBooks

By Dominique Winn
February 17, 2021

Gale EBooks is an excellent assist for online education, especially for those working remotely. Instructors can embed content on a website or in a Blackboard site. Gale EBooks needs no special downloads or apps, making it a friendly resource for various types of device and student skill levels. There is no limit to the number of people who can view the item at one time, and users can access the book without a checkout. 

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Database of the Month: Salem Press

By Kimberly Morin
December 8, 2020

Salem Press is a collection of online reference books published by Salem Press, Grey House Publishing, and H. W. Wilson. These 150+ titles provide excellent overviews and set the stage for successful research projects.

Why use Reference Books?

Locating background information in subject specific encyclopedias and other reference resources will help you put information in context.

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Database of the Month: D&B Hoovers

By Macee Damon
November 19, 2020

D&B Hoovers is a robust source of information about U.S. and international companies and industries and their executives and employees. Primarily marketed in the business sector as a sales prospecting database for its excellent list-building and filtering features, academic users and others can also conduct company and industry research, find news, and read reports related to forecasting and trends.

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Resource of the Month: Guide to Citing Sources Using APA Style (7th ed.)

By Lisa Curtin
October 14, 2020

If you have written a paper for a business, psychology, or sociology class here at Bentley, you've probably been required to cite your sources using APA Style. The Bentley Library's Citing Online Business Resources Using APA Style guide has always been one of our most popular help guides, logging over 25,000 views annually!

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Database of the Month: PrivCo

By Viral Amin
September 16, 2020

PrivCo is an indispensable tool for company and industry research.  Its primary focus is on private, public, and foreign companies in specialized industries like On-Demand Services, e.g. Grubhub, DoorDash, or Transferwise.    

What sets it apart from other company directories are the up-to-date funding and M&A histories, which are cross-listed with company and investor profiles directly on PrivCo. 

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Databases of the Month: eBook Collections

By Katie Leahy
August 20, 2020

This August we want to highlight our eBook collections as our Database of the Month to let you know about some of the resources that we have available that you can access anywhere. Our eBook collections contain a wide variety of materials including academic/scholarly titles, popular fiction and nonfiction books, and technical guides.

Bentley students, faculty, and staff just need their Bentley email address and password to begin accessing the resources in these collections both on and off campus.

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Analyzing the Impact of COVID-19 on Consumers, Markets & Industries

By Lisa Curtin
May 14, 2020

Many of the library's business research databases are publishing special analysis of the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on consumers, markets, and industries. Below is a roundup of key resources providing unique and timely content to keep you up-to-date and well informed.

Search tip: Look for a special COVID-19 link, button, icon or banner on the landing page of each database to be directed to their collection of COVID-19 insights, analysis and statistics. Then, conduct keyword searches in the databases to search for additional information.

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Database of the Month: OED Revisited

By Kimberly Morin
April 8, 2020

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) started life more than 150 years ago. That is staying power!

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Database of the Month: Best's Library Center

By Macee Damon
March 25, 2020

Best's Library Center provides in-depth reports and analysis for United States, Canadian and international insurers, reinsurers, and groups.

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