Course Guide

MBA 205 Leading People

Fall 2010

The following online and print resources provided by the Long Business Library are key to finding information required for this course. Use the Library proxy Server to access the electronic resources from off-campus.


Use the OskiCat catalog to search for books. Leadership, leadership - case studies, executives, executive ability, chief executive officers, and organizational change are all subject headings in OskiCat. Choose the subject search box and restrict the search to the Long Library by choosing BUSI from the location menu. E-books may be located and used online through Ebrary.


Business and Industry Scan thousands of industry and trade magazines for news related to new products, market share, sales, etc. Use the search boxes to limit to specific marketing terms or concepts.
Business Source Complete Indexes the major marketing journals and magazines. Full text is provided for many sources. Search here for case studies and best practices. Click orange "UC-eLinks" icon if an article is not full-text.
The Conference Board Case studies and analysis on management and economics topics.
Factiva Provides the full text of over 6,500 magazines and newspapers, including many industry and trade journals. Useful for scanning news on new products or companies' branding strategies.
Lexis-Nexis Academic A full text database of magazines and newspapers.

Key Academic and Trade Journals

Academy of Management Executive
Academy of Management Perspectives
California Management Review
Conference Board Review
Harvard Business Review
Leader to Leader
Leadership in Action
McKinsey Quarterly
Strategy and Leadership (UK)

Other Useful Information

Long Library homepage
Librarians are available at the Reference Desk to assist you during these hours:
Monday - Thursday: 1 - 6 pm
Friday: 1 - 4 pm
Where Do I Find? (a brief guide to finding various types of business information)

Questions? Ask your business librarians.