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Using library resources to research topics related to organization development
Use this guide to discover library resources related to the field of Organization Development and learn about library information and services especially useful for students who are not on campus. If you have any questions about this guide or aspects of conducting library research, do not hesitate to contact me (information is below, on the right). I am happy to talk on the phone or meet via WebEx.
Summon allows you to quickly search, discover and access reliable and credible library content in a wide variety of formats (book, ebook, article, audio, video, image) and from a wide variety of sources (the classic catalog, peer-reviewed journals, EBSCO databases, and more). Enter your terms in one search box, and quickly get credible results in one relevancy-ranked list.
Full-text newspapers, business information, and legal publications, including current news, company profiles, industry information, and federal and state laws and legislation. Formerly called LexisNexis Academic.
Over a thousand full-text scholarly journals and books covering all subjects in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. History, economics, art, literature, and mathematics are particularly strong. All journal titles are archived back to the first issue, many dating from the early 1800s.
Browse our list of over 25 Business and Economics databases.
Support for Distance Students
With so many library resources available electronically, students who are not on campus have access to a vast amount of academic journals, books, and other resources via University Libraries. Searching Summon (the main search box on the library home page) allows you to search approximately 80% of library resources -- books, articles & more.
A full list of our Research Databases can be found on the University Libraries home page by following the All Databases link under the Summon search box.
Visit the Distance Education site for additional library information to help you succeed as a BGSU student!
Need an article from a journal not available online? We can get that for you!
If BGSU Libraries does not provide electronic access to a journal, you can request it viaInterlibrary Loan (ILL)and have it delivered electronically to your email.
Articles from BGSU are typically delivered in 1 Business Day
Articles requested from other institutions are typically sent within 2 - 3 business days, but can take longer.
Please note: Add the words "distance education student" in the note field of each Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request of a BGSU owned print journal.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Interlibrary Loan at 419-372-8726.
If you are new to BGSU or haven't used University Libraries in a while, it would be a good idea to confirm that your library account is up-to-date! A current account is needed to request items through the OhioLINK catalog or to borrow items within the BGSU Libraries or other institutions.
Try logging in to My Library Account and checking the expiration date. If you need assistance, contact the Circulation Desk by phone 419-372-2051 or via email or chat.