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Heidi Greathouse

Heidi Greathouse

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(480) 677-7774

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(520) 494-5367

Welcome

This guide is intended to connect you to our library resources and reliable websites to assist you in your research. Click on the tabs above for information on how to find books, articles, streaming videos, citation assistance, and more. Contact your librarian with any questions.

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New Business Books

Check out some of our newer titles. Click on the cover to view the book in the catalog.

CAC Library

Visit our website.

Welcome to the CAC Library

Visit us at any of our locations.

AVC Library
80440 E. Aravaipa Rd.
Winkelman, AZ 85192
520-357-2821

inside Aravaipa Campus Library

MAR Library
17945 N. Regent Dr
Maricopa, AZ 85138
520-494-6431

inside Maricopa Campus Library

Maricopa
17945 N Regent Dr
Maricopa, AZ 85138
520-494-6431

STC Library
3736 E Bella Vista Rd.
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
480-677-784

the stacks at STC library

SPC Library
8470 N Overfield Rd.
Coolidge, AZ 85128
520-494-5286

Signal Peak Campus Library building

Signal Peak
8470 N Overfield Rd.
Coolidge, AZ 85128
520-494-5286

SMC Library
805 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
480-677-7747

inside Superstition Mountain Campus Library

Superstition Mountain
805 S Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
480-677-7747

Books

Library Catalog

Find books, DVDs, government documents, and more from any of the 5 CAC Libraries and all of the Pinal County Public Libraries.

If the book you want is at a different campus or one of the public libraries, hit the request button and enter your login information. Your barcode is found on your ID (not your 880 number) and your password is the last 4 numbers of your phone number.

Your student or staff ID is your library card. Check out 10 books for 3 weeks and 3 DVDs for 10 days.

Use the call number to find items on the shelf.

  • H – Social Sciences
    • HB – Economic theory. Demography
    • HC – Economic history and conditions
    • HD – Industries. Land use. Labor
    • HE – Transportation and communications
    • HF – Commerce
    • HG – Finance
    • HJ – Public finance
WorldCat

Lists materials from libraries worldwide and can be checked out through InterLibrary Loan. Come and speak to a library staff member to request books.

eBooks*

eBook Collection (EBSCO)

A growing collection of books covering a wide range of topics. Search by keyword(s), or select Business & Economics under Browse by Category.

Gale eBooks

Instructional Videos

Here are some instructional videos on using your library account online and accessing the library’s eBooks. You can view more of our instructional videos on our YouTube page.

Complete, full-text eBooks covering most topics including subject-specific encyclopedias. Search by keyword(s), or select Business from the Browse Collections.

*Articles, eBooks, and streaming videos accessed through our databases are available only to CAC students, faculty, and staff. For this reason, authorized users who are off-campus must log in through Blackboard. Once in Blackboard, select CAC Library Page under Your Institution or Student Library Resources under Organizations, then select Databases: Articles, eBooks, and Streaming Videos.

Journal Articles*

Academic OneFile

Enter your keyword(s) into the search box at the top of the homepage. In addition to using search terms in a keyword search, Academic OneFile provides a type of search that gives you a good overview of the number of material available for a search term.  For example: click on Subject Guide Search and enter Business or Economics as a search term. Click on the link for Subdivisions to find articles on specific topics within the overall subject or click on Related Subjects to find broader, narrower, and related terms.

OmniFile

Access journal articles by entering your keyword(s) into the Search box.  OmniFile also lets you search by subject. Click the Advanced Search link and select SU Subject from the drop-down Select a Field (optional) menu to the right of the search box.

*Articles, eBooks, and streaming videos accessed through our databases are available only to CAC students, faculty, and staff. For this reason, authorized users who are off-campus must log in through Blackboard. Once in Blackboard, select CAC Library Page under Your Institution or Student Library Resources under Organizations, then select Databases: Articles, eBooks, and Streaming Videos.

Business Collection

Search by keyword(s) for full-text coverage of all business disciplines, including, economics, finance, marketing, management, and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.

Entrepreneurship Collection

Search by keyword(s) in this comprehensive collection of periodicals supporting business school students and entrepreneurs.

Gale Power Search

Search all available Gale databases and modules from just one place or select specific ones to search, such as Business Collection, Entrepreneurship Collection, Vocations and Careers Collection, and Business Economics and Theory. Search by keyword(s).

Vocations and Careers Collection

Search by keyword(s) in this comprehensive collection of periodicals supporting vocational education and career research.

Streaming Videos*

Films on Demand

Find full length streaming videos by entering a keyword in the Search box. Click on the triple bar symbol to find the subject Business & Economics under View All Subjects, which includes the subcategories of Business Technology, Finance, Accounting & Taxation, and more.

Digital Magazines

Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek delivers the business information you need: surprising and timely perspectives on the most important issues of today and unique stories you won’t find anywhere else.

Suggested Search Terms

Business

Business, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs, Financial Planning, Business Management, Business Planning, Strategic Planning, Accounting Services, Business Logistics, Small Business, Risk Management, Business Owners, Business Success

Economics

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Inflation, Economic Conditions, United States Economic Conditions, Economic Policy, Economists, Economic Indicators, Economic Development, Real Estate Industry, Infrastructure

Instructional Videos

Scroll through to view our research and database instructional videos or check them out on our YouTube page.

Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur magazine is the premier source for everything small business, offering inspiration and information on marketing, management, technology, and the latest trends and strategies.

Forbes

Forbes features articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics. It also has well-known lists such as “Most Valuable Brands” and “The World’s Billionaires”.

Websites

Business

AllBusiness.com

AllBusiness is tailored towards developing businesses and entrepreneurs.  It provides many articles, videos, and careers about small businesses.

Better Business Bureau®

A website where you can find businesses that are reputable and credible.

Here are some helpful and reliable websites. Remember that anyone can put information online so it is always important to verify that what you find is accurate and unbiased.

Business Simulation Games

Business News Daily has a list of 12 different business simulation games with their links that may be useful to practice or develop business tactics and skills.

MarketWatch

Covers up-to-date information on the stock market.  It also has news articles about other business topics.

MSN Money

Covers business topics such as markets, real estate, and small businesses. It also gathers information from multiple sources.

Economics

American Economic Association

The official site of the American Economic Association.  Free access to numerous sources such as ones about careers in economics, a bibliography of economics books, and links to economics blogs.

Federal Reserve

Access to the “Beige Book”, which gives a report of how the economy is doing in the United States by district.

FRASER

Stands for Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research.  It can access economic data, information about the Federal Reserve, economic archive collections, and other resources that are sorted by categories such as students, teachers, and others.

Library of Economics and Liberty (Econlib)

Can access more free sources about economics such as articles, an encyclopedia, podcasts, and video.

United States Census Bureau

Lists some economic indicators statistics in the United States such as the U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, Homeownership rate, and Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales.

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MLA 8th ed.

Book

Lastname, Firstname, and Firstname Lastname. Title of Book. Edition if needed, Publisher abbreviated, Year published.

Example:

Haenfler, Ross. Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subculture. 3rd ed., Oxford UP, 2016.

Journal article from a library database

Lastname, Firstname. “Title of Article.” Title of Journal, volume, issue, Publication date, pp (if there is no page number, use n.pag). Name of Database, online DOI/ permalink/ URL where found.

Example:

McDermott, Jim. “My Inner Zombie: Living with ‘The Walking Dead’.” America, vol. 213, no. 12, 26 Oct. 2015, p. 29. Academic OneFile, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A436232268/AONE?u=cazc_main&sid=AONE&xid=41e3c54d.

Here are handouts with additional examples and further assistance can also be found on our Citation Guide.

MLA 8th ed handout

MLA8 Citing Images and Tables

APA 6th ed.

Book

Author, A. A., Second, B. B., & Third, C. C. (Year of publication). Title of book: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.

Example:

Wilson, F. (1998). The hand: How its use shapes the brain, language, and human culture. New York, NY: Pantheon.

Article from a Magazine or Academic Journal

Author(s), A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year of Publication, Month Day if known). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages.  {note: no pp. abbreviation here}

Example:

Craner, P. M. (1991). New tool for an ancient art: The computer and music. Computers and the Humanities25(3), 303-313.

Here are handouts with additional examples and further assistance can also be found on our Citation Guide.

APA 6th ed Citations

APA 6th ed Citing Images and Tables

APA 7th ed.

Books and eBooks

Author, A. A., Second, B. B., & Third, C. C. (Year of publication). Title of book: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher. DOI or URL if available.

Example:

Wilson, F. (1998). The hand: How its use shapes the brain, language, and human culture. Pantheon.

Print and Electronic Journal Article

Author(s), A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number(issue number), pages. DOI or URL if available.

Example:

Craner, P. M. (1991). New tool for an ancient art: The computer and music. Computers and the Humanities25(3), 303-313.

Here are handouts with additional examples and further assistance can also be found on our Citation Guide.

APA 7th ed Handout

Purdue Owl

The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) is a very respected website that can provide guidance on many of the finer points of citing in MLA, APA 6th ed., or APA 7th ed.

RefWorks

RefWorks is an easy to use citation manager that can help you…

  • Access and manage research information online, from any browser.
  • Import references from CAC Library databases and websites.
  • Generate and format bibliographies in virtually any style (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.) in seconds.

RefWorks is offered free to all CAC students and you can set up your account any time you are ready.  Simply follow the link below and create your account using your campus e-mail address.  After you create your account, RefWorks offers an easy tutorial when you get started.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact a librarian or the Learning Center staff with any other questions you might have.

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