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WGSN

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.wgsn.com/accounts/edu/

Students and Faculty: Login to WGSN using your library card then create an account using your DUPAGE.EDU or COD.EDU email address.

Description: 

WGSN is a market intelligence tool. It examines current and future trends in a variety of design and creative industries. This rich resource includes trend forecasting reports, trade show reports, examinations of consumer behaviors, merchandising advice, and much more. WSGN's reports can be downloaded to your computer or saved to your WGSN account. Reports include data sources and cited images that can be downloaded individually, as well as templates and other tools for use in Photoshop & Illustrator. WGSN can also be used to get ideas for paper and presentation topics.
How to sign up for your personal WGSN account.

Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No

Mergent Intellect

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.mergentintellect.com/
Description: 

Mergent Intellect delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence. This database covers 12 million companies, and provides in-depth coverage of 25,000 of the world's top business enterprises. Includes tools for building and downloading reports.

Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No

Make an Appointment with a Librarian

LaptopSleep_Consult.jpgDon't spend hours on what a librarian can help you with in minutes!
Starting this semester, COD students, faculty and staff may schedule one-on-one appointments with librarians for help with research and using the Library's resources - just look for the sign-up button throughout the Library website.

For more information, visit http://www.codlrc.org/appointment


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ASHRAE Standards

http://subscriptions.techstreet.com/

This resource requires a username and password to access. Please see your HVAC instructor or visit the Library reference desk for assistance.

Description: 

Includes the current ASHRAE Standards and Guidelines and also includes a breakout of "Essential Standards" that is useful for students. Also included are User's Guides for the Standards, and Spanish-language guidebooks.

Usage Limit: 
One concurrent user
Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
Note: 

Cancelled FY19

This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
Yes

Small Business Resource Center

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cod_lrc?db=SBRC
Description: 

Small Business Resource Center covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes and more. Startup and established businesses alike can find answers from an easy-to-use interface that includes a "How To" menu that tackles the most frequently asked new business questions -- including "How to start a small business."

Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No

Research in Context

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cod_lrc?db=MSIC
Description: 

Comprised of several resources such as Discovering Authors, U.S. History, Science and Biography, and the entire contents of the Junior Reference Collection. Thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, timelines and multimedia elements in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.

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Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No

Statista

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.statista.com/
Description: 

Statista is a statistics and demographics repository with over 1,000,000 data sets. Though this source focuses heavily on industries, it also includes social and health data.
Full topic list is here: http://www.statista.com/topics/archive/
The data sets can be downloaded into Excel and the basic graphs and charts representing each data set can be downloaded into PPT and PDF.
A variety of bibliographic citation styles are offered for each data set.

Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No

Ready Reference

Collection
Lower Level

Our Ready Reference collection contains "quick reference" items, such as dictionaries, citation and writing style guides, and statistical abstracts. These materials are available for in-library use only and are held at our reference desks.

Ready reference shelves
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CultureGrams

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://online.culturegrams.com
Description: 

Culturegrams is a core reference resource on understanding the world's peoples through the documentation of the unique details of their customs, traditions, and daily life.

Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No

Reference Collection

Collection
Lower Level

The reference collection contains overview materials, such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, timelines, and drug references. These books are not available for check-out and may be used only within the library. If you wish to copy a portion of a reference material, scanning and copying are available in Computing Support & Printing Services (lower level of the library).

The reference collection is located on the lower level behind the main staircase.

Reference collection shelves
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