Course Guide


MBA 217-2 Cleantech to Market

Fall 2013

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

Business Resources


Articles And Case Studies

SourceDescription
Business Source Complete Large index of peer-reviewed, scholarly business journals as well as industry trade publications. Searching for engineering terms in this business index can lead you to articles about the business and management of technology.
Energy Central Professional Contains news, industry data, and company profiles for the oil and gas, nuclear, and alternative energy sectors.
Factiva A global news database with a business focus. Includes company and industry indexing terms.

Market Research

SourceDescription
BCC Research Market intelligence reports that incorporate the major economic, scientific, and technological developments in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology organizations.
Frost & Sullivan Market research on heavy industry, including energy, chemicals, and instruments.
Cleantech i3
Requires Shared Login and Password
M&A and venture capital database for CleanTech companies, along with extra research reports.
MarketResearch.com Academic Portal for market research from several different publishers. Publisher SBI has several reports on energy-related topics.

Engineering Resources


Topical Overviews

SourceDescription
Knovel Collection of full-text engineering and scientific handbooks.

Journal Articles, Conference Papers, and Technical Reports

SourceDescription
SciTech Connect Indexes energy-related technical reports, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessors.
Web of Science Indexes over 5,300 of the leading science journals across 164 scientific disciplines within engineering, physical, and life sciences, and provides searching of cited references.

Other Useful Information

Long Library homepage
Librarians are available at the Reference Desk to assist you during these hours:
Monday - Thursday: 2 - 6 pm
Friday: 2 - 4 pm
Where Do I Find? (a brief guide to finding various types of business information)

Questions? Ask your business librarians.