Research Guide: LCT 475 Dr. Mary Fox

Library Catalogs--find books & more


MnPALS Quick Fitz Library Catalog

Search for books and audio-visual materials located in the Fitzgerald Library. Check your account for Due dates & Renewals

Search WorldCat to locate materials not in our library. Click on "full text button Find it at SMU" to order. For more information about how to obtain these items see our Interlibrary Loan page


Reference Universe

Search for books in the Fitzgerald Reference Collection.


Databases and Indexes--find articles


Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,000 journals with full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications. (from EBSCO)

1975-current | Some full text | More info


Business Source Premier 

Designed for business researchers, provides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Use the Business Searching Interface for the journals along with easy access to country economic data, company profiles, industry information, SWOT analyses, and market research (from EBSCO)

Some full text | More info


MasterFile Premier

Provides full text for more than 2,050 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues, and much more. Includes biographies, book reviews, travel books, and an image gallery. (from EBSCO)

1975-current | Some full text | More info



Powered by Westlaw, a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law-related information sources. Provides hundreds of newspapers--national and international, magazines, news wires, trade journals, and company information.

Full text


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Journals A-Z

Search an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection both online and in print. If we do not have the journal you need to access your article, you may order the article through interlibrary loan.


Research Help

Search tips (Boolean operators truncation/wildcards), citation examples, and more


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Reference Books of Note


America's Top Rated Cities: A Statistical Handbook. Grey House, 2012
R307.76 | 4 vols.


Best Jobs for the 21st Century. Laurence Shatkin. JIST Works, 2012.

R331.702 S53B


Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics. Bernan Press, 2014.
R331.11 H23


Occupational Outlook Handbook. Department of U.S. Labor, 2014.

R331.702 O15


For information on graduate programs browse the R378.73 section


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Recommended Web sites


Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Find here Consumer Price Index, earnings by industry, green jobs, major economic indicators, the Occupational Outlook Handbook, and much much more.


2010 Quality of Life Index

194 Countries Ranked and Rated to Reveal the Best Places to Live


Best Places to Live


Cost of Living Calculator


Green Careers

From ISeek. Learn about green industries and careers. Self-assessment tool included.

Salary information, job search help, and education resources



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