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We recommend browsing the lessons below to see all that we offer. Once you've determined which lesson(s) best fit your needs, submit your request for library instruction. One of our librarians will reach out to you to confirm your request.

Davis College of Business: Custom Library Workshops

Overview of Library and Business Resources for DCOB students (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to be a general overview of the library's business specific resources for new students.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find business resources using the library's business databases (Business Source Complete, Mergent Online, etc.). 


Discipline Specific Resources (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to be an overview of library resources for a specific discipline.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find discipline specific resources using library databases.  Pick one of the following Davis College of Business areas: 

  • Accounting
  • Aviation Management
  • Aviation Management & Flight Operations
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Administration
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Naval Science
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Physics
  • Sport Business

Marketing and Consumer Research Library Workshop (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to assist business students with their marketing and consumer research project.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find their best customers, research their target market, and understand how to use research to market to their target market. Students will also learn how to use the library's business databases.


Company Research Library Workshop (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to assist business students with their company research project.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find company information such as a company's NAICS code, financial information, SWOT, SEC filings, annual reports, 10Ks, key executives, and more! Students will also learn how to use the library's business databases (Mergent Online, Hoover's, etc.).


Industry Research Library Workshop (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to assist business students with their industry research project.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find industry information such as industry reports, NAICS code, industry overview, segmentation, Five Forces Analysis, leading companies, market value forecast, market rivalry, etc. Students will also learn how to use the library's business databases.


Business Plan Research Library Workshop (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to assist business students with their business plan research project.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find customers, population statistics, industry information, NAICS industry code, marketing information, competitors, etc. Students will also learn how to use the library's business databases.


Advanced Research for DCOB Graduate students (30-45 min)

This in-depth library workshop is designed to assist DCOB graduate students with their capstone, thesis, or dissertation research.  At the end of this session, students will be able to use the library's resources to successfully complete their final research project. 


Assignment Specific Business Research Workshop (30-45 min)

Send us your business related research assignment and we will create a custom library workshop lesson to meet the needs of your students.  Students will learn how to use library resources to complete their assignment.


Online Instruction

Teaching online?  Swisher Library offers live synchronous online library instruction via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.  All our library workshops are available online in an electronic format.