Thursday, February 02, 2006

Business information tutorial

Kognito Solutions LLC has produced an online information literacy tutorial to help university students develop business research skills. The Beginner’s Guide to Business Research was commissioned by Baruch College (City University of New York, USA) and developed with Louise Klusek from Baruch’s Newman Library. It's at
This is quite a jolly little tutorial, and I might show it to my business information students. I think the shortness is a virtue, in that some tutorials seem to go on for ever. You need Flash and (ideally) sound,however, and the non-web resources are tailored to Baruch's business subscriptions. The company is willing to tailor the tutorial to other institution's needs. There is a press release about it at prweb/20060120/bs_prweb/prweb334573_3

Photo by S. Webber: another in the "blurred pictures of fauna" series: grey squirrel in Weston park, Feb. 2006

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