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This guide has been created with you and your needs in mind and serves as a reference to the library's resources and services that can be used to find information on specific companies and industries to give you a leg up when interviewing! Please Contact Us at the library if you need further assistance.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Great Starting Resources
Search for specific news about a company by combining concepts. For example: oshkosh AND tactical vehicle. TIPS: Narrow down by date,source type (newspapers, trade journals, etc), company, and location.
Job Research Information
Open this PDF to find out how to research companies and use that information for interview questions and more!
Not finding exactly what you need? The library has many more resources you can explore:
Use Google Scholar to locate scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts, and technical reports across broad topics.
Access Note: When off-campus, be sure to navigate to Google Scholar from the library's website to appropriately access Michigan Tech's subscription resources.
Database A-Z List
A comprehensive list of databases that the library offers. Sort this list by subject area and select the database that offers content on your topic.
Search the library's collection of books, journals, documents, and more. The catalog will point you towards both physical resources in the library and electronic resources you can access from home.
Additional Subject & Course Guides
In addition to course guides, the library produces broader subject guides that contain links to resources that are particularly useful for that subject. Depending on your topic, another course's guides or a subject guide might be a great place to start your research!