This guide is meant to be used as a reference for working on your course project and the rest of your work in AC115. Business research requires specialized sources and skills. This guide was designed to help you familiarize yourself with these sources and successfully conduct business research for your AC115 Course Project. Learning the content and skills covered in here will help you to build a foundation in business research for your other classes at Bentley and for your future career.
For more general, in-depth sources on companies, industries, industry codes, and citing sources, please see the guides below.
|Reference & Research Help Contact Information|
|In-Person||Visit us at the Reference Desk during our hours.|
|Research Help Hours (Spring 2023)|
|Sunday||Monday - Wednesday||Thursday - Friday||Saturday|
|1:00 pm - 9:00 pm||8:30 am - 9:00 pm||8:30 am - 5:00 pm||Closed|
|All Hours are in Eastern Time. Hours are subject to change on holidays or for unforeseen circumstances. For up-to-date information, check the online calendar.|
Research Consultations: Research Help by Appointment
Research Consultations are scheduled one-on-one meetings with a reference librarian. You can also schedule these consultations for a small group. Consultations usually last 30 minutes and take place during Reference Librarian Hours as listed above. 48 hours advanced notice required.
Research Guides are resources created by Bentley Librarians to guide you through research. These guides will contain a map of best bet resources of where to find information and search tips to make the research process easier. A research guide may include a list of relevant databases to search in, suggested search terms, recommended book titles, lists of websites, and more. Browse our list of Research Guides to see if one has been created for your class, a subject area, or a topic you are researching.
Frequently Asked Questions
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