Guidelines for Business
Table of Contents1. Purpose
2. General Collection Guidelines
D. Publication Date
E. Treatment of Subject
F. Types of Materials and Formats
3. Area Resources
4. Related Subject Policy Statements
5. Subjects and Collecting Levels
The collection in Business supports teaching and research through the Ph.D. level. The School of Business offers the B.S. in Business Administration and Management with a concentration in one of the following areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Insurance/Risk Management, Owner-Managed Business, Human Resources
Management/Industrial Relations, Production/Operations Management, or Real Estate/Urban Land Development. In addition, the School offers the Bachelor of Sciences in Accounting, Economics, Information Systems, Marketing and Office Automation Management with a concentration in Office Systems or Business Teaching. The School of Business offers three post-baccalaureate certificates. They include a certificate in Accounting, Information Systems, or Real Estate/Urban Land Development. Graduate programs include the Masters of Accountancy, the Masters of Arts in Economics, the Masters of Taxation, and the Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Human Resources Management/Personnel and Industrial Relations, Decision Sciences, Real Estate and Urban Land Development, or Risk Management/Insurance. The Masters of Science in Business is offered with a concentration in Business Education, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Human Resources Management, and Industrial Relations, Decisions Sciences, Real Estate/Urban Land Development, or Risk Management/Insurance. The Business School offers a Ph.D. in Business. Doctoral candidates can select a major in one of the following specialties: Accounting/Taxation, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Decision Sciences, or Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations.
2. General Collection Guidelines.
Treatment of Subject.
Popular works, lower division textbooks, and computer guidebooks are not generally acquired. Upper division and graduate texts and marketing research reports are acquired selectively. Professional and scholarly works that support the curriculum are acquired broadly.
Types of Materials and Formats.
Periodicals and monographs are the principal format. Also included are indexes, abstracts, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, bibliographies, directories, loose-leaf services, conference proceedings, annual reports, government documents, audio-visual materials, microforms, and CD-ROM.
3. Area Resources.
The University of Richmond has a business collection which is available to VCU students.
4. Related Subject Policy Statements.
See Government Documents and Economics Policies.
5. Subjects and Collecting Levels.
|Subject||Call Number Range||Present||Desired|
|Economic Theory. Demography||HB1-846.8||B||B|
|Economic History, General||HC10-95; HC111-1085||C1||C2|
|Economic History, U.S.||HC101-110||C1||C2|
|Transportation, General||HE1-199.9; HE323-7549;
|Television and Radio||HE7601-9721||C2||C1|
|Commerce. Trade||HF1-5549.5; HF5717-6182||B||B|
|Public Finance||HJ9-2148; HJ6603-9995||B||C2|
|Management Systems and Graphics||T1-385||B||B|
Collection-centered; list-checking, either in its entirety or using samplings from:
- Daniells, Lorna M.
Sources. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985.
Herold, Jean. Marketing and Sales Management: an Information Sourcebook. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1988.
Marshall, Marsha. Public Finance. Phoenix: Oryx. 1987.
Balachandran, Sarojini. Decision Making. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1987.
Miller, Herbert A. Retirement Benefit Plans: an Information Sourcebook. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1988.
Loehlein Patricia. Management Information Systems. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1988.
Weiner, Alan R. The Insurance Industry: an Information Sourcebook. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1988.
Zembicki, Christine. Production and Factory Management: an Information Sourcebook. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1988.
Harris, Laura A. The Real Estate Industry. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1987.
Ryans, Cynthia C. Small Business. Phoenix: Oryx Press. 1987.