Key Resources for Management and Information Systems (MIS)

Databases

  • ABI/INFORM Collection  (access via LU Library)
    ABI/INFORM provides current news and scholarly journal articles in all aspects of business. Includes the full-text of the Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times. Also includes market, industry, and country research.
  • Business Source Premier (access via LU Library)
    Contains content from scholarly business journals, including the full text of the Harvard Business Review. Also includes company profiles, investment research reports, industry reports, market research, country reports, SWOT analyses, and more.
  • LexisNexis Academic (access via LU Library)
    Provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications of 6,000 sources.

Selected Journals

  • MIS Quarterly (Business Source Premier database via LU Library)
    Articles of either practice or theory of information management of use for managerial purposes and the management of information technology for both academics and those applying information systems to organizational problems.
  • Information Systems Management (Business Source Premier database via LU Library)
    Presents problem solving strategies and techniques for managers of corporate information systems
  • Journal of Management Information Systems (Business Source Premier database via LU Library)
    Forum for the presentation of research that advances the practice & understanding of organizational information systems. Serves those investigating new models of information delivery & the changing landscape of information policy making.

e-Books

  • Safari Online Books (access via SF Public Library; need free SFPL account)
    Includes eBooks on programming, information and computer science topics.
  • eBook Central (access via LU Library)
    A comprehensive database of more than 150,000 e-books and other authoritative materials.

Software

  • MS Project (LU Computer Lab)
    Streamline project, resource, and portfolio management with Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management. Integrated planning tools help you keep track of projects and stay organized.
  • MS Visio (LU Computer Lab)
    Create flowcharts, network diagrams, org charts, floor plans, engineering designs, and more using modern shapes and templates. Increase productivity with the familiar Office experience, and make advanced diagramming easier than ever.

Professional Associations

Career Resources

  • ACM Career & Job Center
    This web site has job listings, a place to post a resume, and other resources.
  • acm.org
    This web site has information on what a computing career entails and requires.
  • CareerBuilder.com
    Search a database of jobs by job type, industry, company, keyword, geographic region, and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this handbook provides information about numerous career choices with detailed information on what workers do on the job and expected job prospects. For example, there are sections on Accountants and Auditors, Budget Analysts, Computer & Information Technology, Financial Managers, and Management.
  • Salary.com
    Includes a salary calculator to find average salaries by job title, category, and zip code.