A huge amount of industry and company information is available from licensed and authoritative sources. From disaster relief, to drone manufacturing, to soda production: get current information on supply chains, major players, market shares, globalization, revenues, regulation, SWOT analyses, and much more. In addition, researching trade journals can provide insight on how industry works. (Are you interested in, for example, how beer is marketed to ethnic minorities?)
The UC Berkeley Business Library has an online guide to finding this kind of information.
Predatory journals often lack an appropriate peer-review process and frequently are not indexed, yet authors are required to pay an article processing charge. The lack of quality control, the inability to effectively disseminate research and the lack of transparency compromise the trustworthiness of articles published in these journals.
A recent systematic review of checklists to determine whether a journal is predatory found no checklist to be optimal. They recommended you look for a checklist that:
They noted that only one checklist out of the 93 assessed fulfills the above criteria.
You may wish to review the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing from the World Association of Medical Editors
And, please also be aware of the Institutionalized Racism of Scholarly Publishing:
» Non-Western and/or non-English journals are hugely underrepresented in our current scholarly indexes;
» The scholarly publishing infrastructure demands journals be Open and English to be noticed, but these journals may be labeled as predatory as they struggle to fulfill such demands.
It is called the Graphic Arts Loan Collection.
Information is here. You can reserve a print online, but you must pick it up and return it in person. Alas, this service is temporarily suspended during campus closure.
Find out about getting the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite (includes Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, and more), Microsoft Office 365, and other software here.
Librarians are at the ready to assist you as you move through your program. We have even been known to answer questions from folks who have completed their studies here. We are nice - call on us!
Yes, along with the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Times of London, the Wall Street Journal. All available to UC Berkeley students back to issue one.
Take a look at our guide, Online Newspapers & News for both general interest news sources, and public health news sources; scroll down for the major dailes.
By following the Ten Simple Rules to Win a Nobel Prize!
But in case you are not ready for that, please look at the other Ten Simple Rules articles, including:
These are all from PLoS - the Public Library of Science
Of course. We subscribe to Kanopy Streaming - an on-demand streaming video service which provides access to thousands of films, including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more!
Another place to check out is Docuseek2, a streaming video service featuring social issue and documentary films from several independent distributors.
And for your ears, the library provides you with several music databases, such as:
You also have access to UC Berkeley OverDrive, a platform for user-friendly access to digital audiobooks and popular ebooks.
Take a look at the Library's Alumni Guide: Library Resources for Public Health Lifelong Learning, Research, Productivity, and More
Information on accessing online journals, books, and databases; evidence-based practice and continuing education; statistics and data; productivity and survey software; and more.