Course Guide

UGBA 195-T Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Information Technology

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. Information technology, information technology -- economic aspects, information technology -- management, and entrepreneurship 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

Technology News

Factiva Latest news and developments.
Pew Internet and American Life Survey reports on Internet users and usage including demographics, preferred technologies, attitudes, online actitivies, etc. San Jose Mercury News stories on Silicon Valley industries and companies.

Industry Reports

Standard and Poor's Industry Surveys High tech industry profiles are available for: biotechnology, computers, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, and telecommunications.
HC101.S77 Reference

Company Research

Bloomberg Business Week Tech 100 Business Week's list of 100 fastest growing tech companies.
Forbes Fast Tech 25 Forbes' 2010 list of 25 fastest growing tech companies.
Mergent Online Mergent is the Business Library's best source for financial and other information for public companies. Look here for balance sheet data, annual reports, company profiles, and more.

Initial Public Offerings

Hoover's IPO Central Companies in registration and aftermarket performance. Includes SEC registration and prospectus filings
Nasdaq IPO Companies in registration and aftermarket performance. Includes SEC registration and prospectus filings.

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.