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Shelf Location (Library of Congress Classification)

All universities and community college libraries in Nevada use the Library of Congress Classification System to organize their books. Books are arranged A-Z, with each letter corresponding to a subject. To find books on this topic, go to the following areas:

Classification Topic
HB Economics
HD28 – HD70 Management
HF5001 – HF6182.2 Business
HF5549 Personnel Management
HF5546 – HF5549.5 Office & Personnel
HF5601-5689 Accounting
HG Finance
HG450-627 Stocks, Investment, Speculation
HJ Public Finance

Encyclopedias & Reference Books

These titles are located in the Reference section at the Carson City Campus library unless otherwise noted. Additional encyclopedias can be accessed online through the Gale Virtual Reference Library and Credo Reference databases.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  
Encyclopedia of American Industries Gale Virtual Ref Library
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance (2 vols.) REF HF1001 .E466
Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources REF HF5353 .E52
Encyclopedia of Management REF HD30.15 E49
Business Forms REF HF5736 P47
Business Plans Handbook REF HD62.7 B865
The Value of a Dollar: 1860 - 2004 REF HB235 U6 V438
The Value of a Dollar: 1600 - 1865 REF HB235 U6 V348

Gale Virtual Reference Library includes the full-text content from over 200 special topic encyclopedias and other reference books.

Current Research: Finding Articles & Journals Using Databases

Business Source Elite (Ebsco) provides full text for nearly 1,100 business and economics magazines and journals, including 500 peer-reviewed publications. It includes company profiles for 10,000 of the world’s largest companies and is updated daily.

Lexis/Nexis Academic Universe includes the full-text of more than 350 major newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Financial Times. It has a wealth of legal and business information. Tutorial: Finding a Company Profile

Off-Campus Login Help

Students and staff must log in with their WNC Anywhere passwords when using the library databases from off-campus.  The WNC Anywhere passwords are the same as myWNC,  the campus wireless network,  and Canvas. The following links should help resolve most log in problems:

If you need additional help logging in, contact the library.

telephone: 775-445-3229 or 775-445-3227
email: refdesk@wnc.edu

Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) provides full text coverage for nearly 4,700 scholarly publications, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study from current articles back to 1975.

Masterfile Premier (Ebsco) is oriented towards the general public providing full text for more than 1,700 general reference publications including a number of trade magazines and journals.

CQ Researcher is a well respected online magazine useful for a balanced review of controversial topics. Each issue focuses on a single topic and provides a history of the issue, important government actions, pros and cons, and additional links to books, articles, websites on the topic.


Finding a Specific Journal

Electronic journals can be searched by selecting " Find Magazines or Newspapers by Title" from the library home page. Researchers may also get a list of e-journals available on a given topic by selecting a subject category using the same link. The following journals are available electronically on business.

Searching for Books and Videos Using the Library Catalog

WNC library books are listed in an online catalog shared by most northern Nevada academic libraries. To find in-depth materials, search the library catalog by typing in the topic you are researching. Be sure to use keywords or subjects rather than sentences. Clicking on the links below will perform a search for WNC books and videos about these topics in the library catalog. Please be patient; sometimes these searches can take a few minutes to finish.


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Useful Web Sites on Business




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