Tagged: ebooks

Wine display for Wine Fest

Pop into the Kelowna library to check out the display created by Fran Drummond, in time for the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival!

The display includes books and reports about the BC wine industry (including reports by faculty members in the School of Business), books about marketing wine, wine labels and making wine– and many interesting bottles (empty– too bad) collected from around the Okanagan… check out some of the links below for books available at the library about the wine industry:

Value chain analysis and business strategy in the Okanagan wine industry : innovation in the Okanagan agricultural products cluster / Lee Cartier (also online)

Okanagan wine tourism industry economic impact report / prepared by Blair Baldwin, Stephen Mellows (also online)

Wine label language / Peter Saunders

Wine brands : success strategies for new markets, new consumers and new trends / Evelyne Resnickwine_display

Chardonnay and friends : varietal wines of British Columbia / John Schreiner

Cooking with BC wine : a guide to the wineries of British Columbia / Troy Townsin, Cheryl-Lynn Townsin

Menus from an orchard table : celebrating the food and wine of the Okanagan / Heidi Noble

Wine wars : the curse of the blue nun, the miracle of two buck chuck, and the revenge of the terroirists / Mike Veseth

Our Facebook pics of the display

Happy reading 🙂

New e-book collection

September is just around the corner, and to start the term we have a new e-book collection at the library. The Business Expert Press collection comprises 50 practical e-books on subjects such as Accounting, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management, Human Resources Management & Organizational Behaviour, International Business, Marketing, Management, and Supply & Operations Management.

You can find the collection here: Business Expert Press E-book Collection

Download e-books such as: China: Doing Business in the Middle Kingdom, Essential Concepts : Building of Cross-Cultural Management, Communication Strategies for Today’s Managerial Leader, and Consumer Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Globalization.

IMPORTANT INFO ON DOWNLOADING: To download whole e-books– click on the title you wish to select > click on the InfoTools button above the title page > scroll to “Business Expert Press Options” and then “download this title”.

Front Cover

Trial of BEP ending soon

If you haven’t checked it out yet, you should try out an e-book available through our Business Expert Press trial… we have until March 31st to use this collection of business e-books written with business students in mind.

BEP E-Book collection

Follow these instructions to download a book:

  1. Click on the blue ‘View your institution’s BEP e-books‘ button
  2. Search for titles, or browse by subject; when you find a book you like, click on the book’s title [don’t click on the ‘download’ or ‘e-brary reader’ buttons– they won’t allow you to download the entire book]
  3. After you click on the title, the book will open to the cover page. Click on the ‘InfoTools’ button near the top left of the cover
  4. Scroll over Business Expert Press Option, and then click on Download this title
  5. The book should open as a separate PDF

Send any feedback to Lindsay Willson

Business Expert Press trial extended

Our trial for the Business Expert Press e-book collection has been extended until March 31st! This collection of e-books covers business subjects such as marketing, strategy, leadership, international business, and managerial economics, to name a few. BEP publishes concise e-books written by business professors specifically with busy business students in mind.

Access BEP here, and follow the instructions below to download complete e-books in PDF:

  1. Click on the blue ‘View your institution’s BEP e-books‘ button
  2. Search for titles, or browse by subject; when you find a book you like, click on the book’s title [don’t click on the ‘download’ or ‘e-brary reader’ buttons– they won’t allow you to download the entire book]
  3. After you click on the title, the book will open to the cover page. Click on the ‘InfoTools’ button near the top left of the cover
  4. Scroll over Business Expert Press Option, and then click on Download this title
  5. The book should open as a separate PDF

Please have a look at a few titles– and send any feedback to Lindsay: lwillson@okanagan.bc.ca

New Books for the (end of) Reading Week

Just in time for (the end) of mid-semester break… some new books at the Library, for your reading pleasure:

In the plex : how Google thinks, works, and shapes our lives / Steven Levy

“Steven Levy’s new account [of Google], In the Plex, is the most authoritative to date and in many ways the most entertaining.”

—James Gleick, The New York Review of Books

Your brain and business : the neuroscience of great leaders / Srinivasan S. Pillay

Insanely simple : the obsession that drives Apple’s success

Digital wars : Apple, Google, Microsoft and the battle for the Internet / Charles Arthur

Ethical chic : the inside story of the companies we think we love / Fran Hawthorne

The hour between dog and wolf : risk-taking, gut feelings and the biology of boom and bust / John Coates

A successful Wall Street trader turned Cambridge neuroscientist reveals the biology of financial boom and bust, showing how risk-taking transforms our body chemistry, driving us to extremes of euphoria or stressed-out depression. — book description

Soap, sex, and cigarettes : a cultural history of American advertising / Juliann Sivulka

Locavesting: the revolution in local investing and how to profit from it / Amy Cortese

The Facebook effect : the inside story of the company that is connecting the world / David Kirkpatrick

“Kirkpatrick gives the reader a detailed understanding of how the company grew from a 2004 Harvard dorm-room project into the world’s second-most-visited site after Google.”

–Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Ebooks: Research at your fingertips!

New books

There are some new books on the OC Library shelves that may be of interest to BUAD students and faculty members.

Here’s a sample:

  • Drinking from the fire hose: making smarter decisions without drowning in information / Christopher J. Frank and Paul Magnone. View record
  • Engaging resistance : how ordinary people successfully champion change / Aaron D. Anderson. View record
  • Juggernaut : how emerging markets are reshaping globalization / Uri Dadush & William Shaw. View record
  • Tourism and poverty reduction : pathways to prosperity / Jonathan Mitchell and Caroline Ashley. View record
  • Why she buys : the new strategy for reaching the world’s most powerful consumers / Bridget Brennan. View record

If you have a title you’d like to recommend to OC Library, please contact BUAD Liaison Librarian, Leanna Jantzi.

Happy research!