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BCOM 301: Home

Your Library ID

Your Library ID number is the ENTIRE number on the back of your student ID:

23311+ your 9 digit personal ID number


Creating Your Library Accounts

Need a Book from  Another Library?

Your I-Share account allows you to request books from other university libraries.

Create an I-Share account

Need to Request the Full Text of an Article?

Your ILLiad account allows you to request electronic delivery of journal articles from other university libraries.

Create an ILLiad account

IMPORTANT: The form asks for your barcode number. This is the entire number found on the back of your RU ID card. This barcode begins with the numbers 23311, followed by your RU ID number that begins with "9."


BCOM 301 Page Index

I. Home

  • Your Library ID
  • Creating Your Library Account
  • BCOM 301 Page Index
  • Organizing Your Research
  • Help
  • Librarian Contact Information

II. Start Your Research

  • Searching
  • Reasons For Using Library Databases
  • Keywords or Subject Headings?
  • Primary/Secondary Resources

III. Finding Background Information

  • Subject-Specific Encyclopedias/Databases
  • Newspapers
  • Blogs
  • Popular Magazines
  • Evaluating Websites
  • Use of Wikipedia

IV. Finding Scholarly Research

  • Overview
  • Discussion of Scholarly Resources
  • Google Scholar Search
  • Scholarly Article Databases
  • Top Business Schools

V. MLA Style

  • Introduction
  • MLA Style Guides
  • Helpful Websites for MLA Style
  • Contact Us

VI. Using RefWorks

  • Introduction
  • Logging In To Refworks/Creating an Account
  • Importing References from Mendeley, Zotero, and Others into Your RefWorks Account
  • Uploading Document(s) From Your Computer
  • Installing Write-n-Cite for Microsoft Word
  • Using RefWorks With Google Docs
  • RefWorks Shortcut in Google Scholar
  • Saving to RefWorks Manually
  • Entering Full-Text From Summons
  • Create RefWorks Shortcut for Browser
  • Using Write-n-Cite to Write and Format Papers

Organizing Your Research

1. Create folder (in One Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox...) and title the name of the class.

2. Create another folder inside the class folder. This is where you will:

a. Save your notes (and citations) for the assignment.

b. Save all scanned/electronic sources.

3. Open Word document

a. Give it title related to assignment (e.g. Notes for Climate Change paper)

b. Save in the assignment folder


1. Phone:

a. Chicago: 312-341-3639/49
b. Schaumburg: 847-619-7980

2. Email

3. Chat

4. Schedule one-on-one

Librarian Contact Information

Barbara Anderson, Ed.D.
Head of Instruction and Learning

Office: 1035 AUD
Phone: 312-341-3647

Email Me