This guide was written for Dr. Bonnie O'Neill's MANA 3001 course, which works on the X-Culture projects.
If you're living off campus and haven't yet downloaded/installed the VPN, immediately below are instructions about that.
The VPN (Duo Mobile and GlobalProtect together) allows an off campus computer to look like it is on campus. This is how many library database vendors recognize that you are affiliated with Marquette University, and permit you to access to the library databases.
Below are several databases to use for all the X-Culture projects. And these are databases to which I cannot create durable links to specific content or reports: you will have to learn about them, how to search in them, what are their limitations and strengths.
On a separate page are starting point resources to use for researching each industry / country. They are organized by the names of the X-Culture client companies.
Although the detailed instructions page refers you to Information Technology Services for help, at the Raynor Information Desk we can also help with some parts of the process. Give us a call at (414) 288-7556.
Here are some general guidelines for using these databases:
Both of these databases are aimed at IT and engineering professionals. This means that there is a considerable learning curve when using them! Allow the necessary time for it ...
Logging in with your MU ID/password is required.
If you're not sure about a NAICS code, use the Census Bureau NAICS look up.