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Library Guide for Graduate Business Students

Start here to find business-related information, and services just for you!

How to Get Help!

There are several ways to obtain assistance with your research. Read on!

The School of Management has a library liaison named Penny Scott, and you can contact her for help. 

Her contact information is: email: plscott@usfca.edu : phone: 415-422-5389 : office location: Gleeson Library 100.

It is best to call or email ahead, or make an appointment, to make sure she is available!

If Penny is not available, or any time you need help, you can always get help, just Ask a Librarian!

*** Penny is at the Downtown Campus, in the Agora, most Thursdays from 11-6:30 during the fall and spring semesters! Stop by, or make an appointment in advance! Appointments can be done in person or virtually via Zoom***

Articles, Case Studies, and More!

Country and International Business

Company Information and Profiles

Industry Information

Statistics

Books and Ebooks: Gleeson Home Delivery:

You have access to thousands of books and ebooks from our library's collections, as well as from the collections of other libraries. Read on to find out how to access them!

Books:

Document Delivery: Order books from our library online, or from other libraries (using Link+), and have them sent to you! Free delivery and returns! Follow these instructions to have materials sent to you:

To sign up for home shipment:

  • Send an email to Gleeson Access Services at access_services@office.usfca.edu

  • The email's subject line should read "Opt In to Home Ship" and the body of the email should include your name and mailing address.

To request a book:

  • Go to the library's catalog at ignacio.usfca.edu

  • Search for the item you are interested in using a keyword, the title of the item, or the author's name

  • Once you find the item you are interested in, click on the title to view the full record

  • At the top of the item record page, click the "request" button

  • From the Request page, select "Mail" and "Mail to Home Address"

  • Click Submit

Once you're in our catalog, click the Link+ button to view materials in other participating libraries: 

Shipping Information

  • The item will be shipped via UPS. Delivery times vary.
  • The item will come in a re-usable envelope and will include a return, pre-paid shipping label.
  • The library pays for shipping both ways, no shipping costs will be incurred by the user.
  • Item due dates apply. Find information on loan periods and renewals here.

Ebooks:

Read them online from any device, print passages, take notes, download, and more with an Ebrary or EBSCO account!

Videos

Citing Your Sources

Whenever you do research, you will need to cite the information sources that you use. Most business scholars use APA style. Here are some tools that can help you with this task: