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Services provided to ISU undergraduate students include:
When you need assistance finding relevant facts / data / information, either in-person or via email or instant-messaging.
In-depth research assistance for complex research problems.
Types of Questions You Can Ask
Basically, you can ask me any type of question that pertains to the subject areas that I cover, and anything pertaining to business in general. And you can be very specific--the more specific the better. However, I can handle general questions as well.
To give you an idea of what I mean, here is a (very short!) list of types of questions that I have handled in the past:
Which is the best database to use for gaining access to trade and industry periodicals?
Does Milner Library subscribe to the Harvard Business Review? How about Harvard Business School Cases?
Who are the top 5 competitors of Apple?
How much did Apple spend on research and development for the years leading up to the release of the iPod?
Where can I find historical stock prices for a company that no longer exists today?
Does Milner subscribe to the top-ranked journals in the field of Accounting?
Who is on the Board of Directors of Google and what is their compensation?
What is the market size of the U.S. retail industry?
How can I find consumer spending patterns for the St. Louis region during the 1960s?
Is there a way for me to track the annual revenue of a company that started 100 years ago?
Does Milner have any recent materials on the topic of the global financial crisis that started in 2007?
Can Milner help me keep track of federal tax legislation?
Do you have any books or journal articles on the topic of econophysics?
Can you help me understand the global trend to eradicate poverty known as "microfinance?"
What was the GDP of the top ten countries over the past 10 years?
Do you have any data that will help me determine balance of payments trends for 25 non-U.S. countries?
How is the Insurance industry using social networks, if at all?