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Office Administration and Technology (soon to be Business Office Technology): Finding Books and Media

A guide for finding resources on Office Administration and Technology in the ACC Libraries and on the Internet

Classic Catalog (aka Classic Search)

Classic Catalog

Searching the Classic Catalog with Classic Search

You can search for books, movies, and music by using the library's Classic Catalog or Classic Search.  It supports a wider range of searching with ORing, truncation (using $ for roots or ? for embedded letters), proximity, and more.

Click on this button

to bring up the Advanced or Powersearch search interface:

Searching for personal finance or financial literacy using the Classic Catalog with Classic Search

Searching for

personal finance or financial literacy

using the Classic Catalog with Classic Search

You can search for books, movies, and music by using the library's Classic Catalog or Classic Search.  It supports a wider range of searching with ORing, truncation (using $ for roots or ? for embedded letters), proximity, and more.

Click on this button

to bring up the Advanced or Powersearch search interface:

Then copy and paste this search:

personal financ$ or financial litera$

into the subject box so it looks like this:

Next click on or press enter.

(The $ sign allows you to find every subject that starts with the letters before it.)

At the bottom of the screen, below are more options to choose from like library.

Search Strategy

Search Strategy

Books about management, business law, small businesses, international business, and related topics are not all together in one area, but may be found in several different call number areas--mainly the HD, HF, and KF sections of the library shelving area (the stacks).

The Library of Congress Classification call number chart below shows where you might browse in the stacks to find books related to your courses.

HD 1-
70
Management. Industrial Management.
HD 58.7
-58.95
Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness. Corporate culture.
HD 62.5 Business plans.
HD 66-
66.2
Work groups. Team work in industry.
HD 2321-
4730.9
Industry.
HD 2331-
2336
Home labor. Home-based businesses.
HD 2346 Small business.
HD 2350.8-
2356
Large industry. Big business.
HD 2365
-2385
Contracting
HD 2421-
2429
Trade associations.
HD 2709-
2930.7
International business.
HD 4801
-8943
Labor. Work. Working class.
HD 4909-
5100.9
Wages.
HD 5106-
5267
Hours of labor (Including overtime, shift work, sick leave, vacations).
HD 5306-
5474
Labor disputes. Strikes and lockouts.
HD 5650-
5660
Employee participation in management.
HD 5701-
6000.9
Labor market. (Including unemployment, manpower policy, occupational training, employment agencies)
HF 1-
6182
Commerce.
HF 294-
343
Boards of trade. Chambers of commerce. Merchants' associations.
HF 5001-
6182
Business administration.
HF 5387-
5387.5
Business ethics.
HF 5549-
5549.5
Personnel management. Employment management.
HG 4057 Company directories.
HG 8011-
9999
Insurance.
KF 871-
890
Commercial law.
KF 801-
1241
Contracts.
KF 1365-
1380
Business associations.
KF 1146-
1238
Insurance law.
KF 1296-
1297
Products Liability.
KF 1501-
1548
Debtor creditor.
KF 1601-
1666
Trade regulation.
KF 3301-
3580
Labor law.

 

 

When searching for a book on a particular topic, you may find it more efficient to go to the library catalog to find exact call numbers for specific titles you want to use. Remember that you can ask a reference librarian to assist you with your research, in person in the library, by telephone or online.

Example search strategies include:

Windows and Office

administrative assistant and secretary

office procedures

Some Books and Media focused on Administrative Assistants

Some Books and Media on Microsoft Applications

Online E-Books

Online, full-text Electronics books accessible from on or off campus

Downloading Ebooks (Electronics Books)

Finding Books - Tutorial

Finding e-Books - Online Tutorial

In this tutorial you will explore the role books play in research, how to find books, and how to access e-books.This module is designed to take about 10 minutes to complete and includes lots of examples and some interactive practice.

 

Quick How-To Videos from ACC Librarians

Artificial Intelligence

Recommend a Book or Video

 

RECOMMEND a book or video. Use the comment box below, or send me an email, to recommend books or media for the Library to purchase for our collection.

NEW books. Lists of new additions to the Library collection -- New Library book lists

Subject Guide

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