Business information handbook 2003

Contributor(s): Mort, David [Editor ]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Munchen K.G. Saur 2003Description: viii, 218 p.ISBN: 9783598115011Subject(s): Business information services - Great Britain - Handbooks, manuals | Business - Great Britain - Handbooks, manuals | Business enterprises - Great Britain - Handbooks, manualsDDC classification: 658.40942 Summary: Business Information Handbook 2003 is a unique first guide to getting started with business information. It takes the reader from first principles to more detailed guidance and advice about business information, covering what business information is, sources and services in the various areas and practical aspects of managing business. The handbook not only considers the role of business information in business organization and management, but also the recent changes brought about in sources and delivery by the web-based technologies. It therefore also acts as an update for more experienced information specialists and researchers working in the increasingly changing world of business information. The guide provides a description of the major business information libraries and information sources; it considers the steps involved in establishing and managing a business information centre, and deals with training and professional development as well as recruiting within the business information sector. Several chapters are devoted to review the major sources useful in key business areas, such as information on companies, legal issues, markets or patents. In addition, there are case studies from business information specialists, which provide practical insights into the use of business information. The Business Information Handbook 2003 is designed as a practical guide for information professionals, students and first jobbers alike.
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Business Information Handbook 2003 is a unique first guide to getting started with business information. It takes the reader from first principles to more detailed guidance and advice about business information, covering what business information is, sources and services in the various areas and practical aspects of managing business. The handbook not only considers the role of business information in business organization and management, but also the recent changes brought about in sources and delivery by the web-based technologies. It therefore also acts as an update for more experienced information specialists and researchers working in the increasingly changing world of business information. The guide provides a description of the major business information libraries and information sources; it considers the steps involved in establishing and managing a business information centre, and deals with training and professional development as well as recruiting within the business information sector. Several chapters are devoted to review the major sources useful in key business areas, such as information on companies, legal issues, markets or patents. In addition, there are case studies from business information specialists, which provide practical insights into the use of business information. The Business Information Handbook 2003 is designed as a practical guide for information professionals, students and first jobbers alike.

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