Library resources for business students in NYC
Undergraduate | Apr 25, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hart
Most people know they can turn to the library for the latest bestseller.
Did you know there are also business-specific resources in libraries both on and off campus?
See below for some of the tools available to help with your Gabelli School studies or launching your business.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
34th Street and Madison Avenue
- Collections surrounding business topics including small businesses, finance, investing, and technology
- Premium databases, research guides, and well-informed librarians
- Conference rooms available for rent
- Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition for startup entrepreneurs in New York
- Classes including the basics of investing in stocks, customer acquisition through social media, and even a “Business Information Exchange”
- Advice from experts through business coaching, financial advising, and career coaching
Learn more about becoming a member of the New York Public Library here.
- Comprehensive online research guides relating to business plans, the sophomore consulting challenge, and many other topics
- Subject experts for each discipline available for you to contact
- “Library Liaisons” to assist in your research—there’s a liaison for accounting, business, consumer insights, digital media and technology, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, and many other subjects
The Fordham University Libraries website is a good place to start to take advantage of not only the resources mentioned here, but also databases and other helpful tools.
After you’ve explored these online library resources, don’t forget to make a physical trip to one of Fordham’s libraries and talk to a librarian for more information on how to make the most of your visit.