Using Business Library Resources During Your Internship

Your Business Librarians are here all summer! For internship projects, we can recommend search strategies and alternatives to our subscription databases.  If your company has their own subscription to a research database (this is pretty common!), we’re happy to recommend search strategies and tips for using it. (Download PDF).  

Review the Proper Use of GBL Subscription Databases During Your Internship

It is illegal to use Emory library databases for your internship.

Emory database licensing agreements allow student usage for course, career preparation and personal enrichment.

Ask a Business Librarian for Help

Your Business Librarians are here all summer! We're happy to send you e-recommendations or set up a time for a phone consultation. Ask a Librarian.

For internship projects, we can recommend search strategies and alternatives to our subscription databases (trade or government organizations; advanced Google strategies, etc.)

If your company has their own subscription to a research database (this is pretty common!), we're happy to recommend search strategies and tips for using it.

Leverage your MP Business Intelligence Skills

Use advanced Google search strategies and think about where information lives.

Always Cite Your Sources

Comply with your company's licensing terms for subscription databases.

Don't plagiarize! Remember your ethical and legal copyright obligations; cite all sources you use in your presentations and reports.

Citing Sources in your Slide Decks

Giving credit to the sources you reference in your presentation is not only about compliance with copyright laws, but it’s also a critical part of building credibility and trust with your client.

Using Chicago (also known as Turabian) Style, this handout covers the proper formats for citing popular business research sources in your PowerPoint slide deck.

You CAN Use Library Databases for Your Personal Enrichment!

Need to enhance your Excel skills? Learn more about Table or GoogleAdwords? Lynda.com offers video training ranging from 5 minutes to 5 hours.

Keep up with the best business ideas and thoughts: Business Book Summaries and Get Abstract contain audio and PDF book summaries.

Overdrive Business Audiobooks include 100+ business books available to listen to on the go.

Stay current on your business news: Read the WSJ.com, FT.com and your local city's Business Chronicle.

Download These Apps

If they’re not on your phone or tablet yet, download them before you leave for the summer!

Remember: GBL licensed apps require you to authenticate as a Goizueta student prior to use. The process varies by vendor, but the end result is the same: once you take a few minutes to set up your account, you’re good to go!  Here's our cheat sheet to get started.