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Department Chair

Diane Anderson

Director of Faculty Management


Arnold Bianco

Director of Faculty Development




Journals and Magazines

Print (In-Library):

The Economist

Wall Street Journal

eoe Journal

UB University Business


Bloomberg Business Week

Journal of Accountancy

Also check the A-Z of Online Journal Titles link in the online library


Professional Organizations and Associations

Accounting & finance:

Business management & supply chain management:

  • American Management Association: The AMA provides trainings and valuable resources to ensure business professionals stay knowledgeable in the competitive business world.
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS): The American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) provides      research and education and certification programs for supply chain and operations management professionals.
  • DECAThis international, non-profit organization has been developing the business skills of college and high school students since 1946. DECA members have the opportunity to network with local business leaders and develop business skills through mock presentations and competitions.
  • Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO):The Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) is a global network working to enhance entrepreneurs’ abilities to be successful by learning and growing from each other’s knowledge and experience.

Human resources:



BMC Resources

BMC Resources Student Technology Resources has everything you need to get started with Brown Mackie College technology.  Find out about available online resources, get help with setting up your accounts, find out how to get your eTextbooks, and much more . . .


Databases and Online Resources

For off-campus access to these databases:

Faculty logon to the Faculty Online Library at

Students logon to your Student Portal at>Library>Find By Resource>All Resources.

Literati by Credo

A great resource for students, Literati by Credo offers access to hundreds of E-books, tens of thousands of quality images, maps, video, audio; all kinds of materials for your research assignments.

A-Z of Online Journal Titles

Use this tool to browse the list of journals available in our online collections or to locate a specific journal title in our databases.

Learning Express Library

To use this tool, first log into the student or staff portal, even from on campus. Use it to find which database has which magazine or journal title, or for finding a particular issue or article quickly. Whatever your goal, Learning Express Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

VTC Online Training

Login username and password required. See or contact your librarian for more information.
VTC offers online instruction for practically all computer software, networking and hardware.

Business Resources

Logon to your student portal to access EbscoHost Databases. Below find a description of each database that will help you in the world of business.

Academic Search Complete

Multi-disciplinary database featuring full-text scholarly journals, periodicals, reports, books, and more from over 9,100 publications (over 86% peer-reviewed/scholarly) with coverage from 1887 to present. Presents broad global coverage of subject areas including business and economics, health and medicine, news and world affairs, science, education, technology, humanities, social sciences, psychology, literature, law, and women's studies.

AP Images

Provides access to over 12 million photographs dating to 1826. Also contains approximately 36,000 sound bits and a professionally produced collection of more than 340,000 graphics including maps, graphs, charts, logos, flags, and illustrations.

Business Source Complete

Considered a leader in business information, this resource provides 1,000 books, 9,000 case studies, 1 million company profiles, 1,400 country economic reports, 20,000 industry reports, 8,100 executive and analyst interviews, 2,400 market research reports, 2,400 peer-reviewed journals, 1,600 trade and general business magazines, and 3,500 SWOT analyses.

eBook Academic Collection

The eBook Academic Collection gives full-text access to over 113,000 electronic books with unlimited user access. Subject areas covered by this collection include art, business and economics, education, language arts, literary criticism, medicine, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science, technology, and more. Allows for user download to personal computer/mobile systems. Users can create personalized bookshelves, highlight books, and add notes and bookmarks.

eBook Community College Collection

The eBook Community College Collection gives full-text access to over 48,000 electronic books with unlimited user access. This multidisciplinary collection is focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges. The information available in this collection varies from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, providing students with a range of information to meet their needs as they develop in their area(s) of study. Allows for user download to personal computer/mobile systems. Users can create personalized bookshelves, highlight books, and add notes and bookmarks.

Hospitality and Tourism Complete

Hospitality and Tourism Complete provides access to over 830 full-text titles including periodicals, company and country reports, and books. Domestic and international in scope with material collected from countries and regions such as Canada, Australia, Europe, and Asia. Subject areas covered include: culinary arts, demographics and statistics, development and investment, food and beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management and administrative practices, leisure and business travel, market trends, technology, and more.

Hoover's Academic

Hoover’s Academic provides access to approximately 75 million businesses worldwide; 44,000 leading businesses enriched with Hoover's editorial content, including 600 industries, and content from Million Dollar Database.

Points of View Reference Center     

Points of View Reference Center presents topic overview (objective background/description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument) for topics including abortion, censorship, global issues, human rights, medicine and ethics, national debate topics, substance abuse, war and peace, and more. This database offers 1,300 main essays, political magazines, newspapers, radio and TV transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books. Provides Guide to Critical Analysis to aid in evaluation.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News offers full text of 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications including business journals, newspapers, and newswires. The database includes titles from Crain Communications.


Subject Related Websites


Arizona Department of Revenue Arizona Society of CPAs Online newsletter can be found under Resources.

Internal Revenue Service

Journal of Accountancy Online version of print magazine; access current issue plus archives.

Online Accounting Courses Do you need some extra help in your Accounting classes?  Get videos and lectures from the world's leading universities from this database of open courseware.  This database provides the public insight to all the free high quality college level courses across a vast amount of programs.  Students and the educators are able to access the database along with many featured resouces on the site.  It is noncommercial and available for anyone.  Updated yearly.

The Big List:  The 100 Top Accounting Software Features  Technology is only becoming a more integral part of today’s accounting profession and the list should make a great resource for students looking to get a feel for how software plays a role in everyday business accounting. These are only suggested Accounting software and are not “official recommendations." Instructors and students are responsible for any consequences resulting from use or purchase of any of the suggested software.


Federal Reserve Board Monetary policy, banking regulation, economic research and data, and consumer information.

National Bureau of Economic Research Publications, reports and data


Business Ethics The Magazine of Corporate Responsibility

Investing/Personal Finance

Investopedia Features a dictionary, tutorials, videos, and a stock simulator.


Market Research A pathfinder from Rutger's University Libraries

Trendpedia Social media monitoring, buzz tracking, brand measurement and blog trend search.

Small Business/Entrepreneurial

Arizona Small Business Association Networking, information and resources for small business in Arizona.

Hispanic Business Headline news, reports, research and politics from a Hispanic perspective.

Inside Tucson Business News & features for Southern Arizona's business and legal communities.

SCORE A nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Small Business Economic Trends A monthly report from the National Federation of Independent Business.

U. S. Small Business Administration Programs and services to help you start and grow a business.

  • The Big List: The 100 Top Accounting Software Features
    Technology is only becoming a more integral part of today’s accounting profession and the list should make a great resource for students looking to get a feel for how software plays a role in everyday business accounting. These are only suggested Accounting software and are not “official recommendations." Instructors and are responsible for any consequences resulting from use or purchase of any of the suggested software.


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Search the Library Catalog

BMC Tucson Library Catalog

Search the library catalog to find books and DVDs in the library.

New Books in the Library

Cover Art
Dictionary of Strategy - Louise Kelly; Chris Booth
Call Number: eBook available at EBSCOHost through the online library
ISBN: 9780761930723
Publication Date: 2004-05-20
The Dictionary of Strategy: Strategic Management A-Z is a lively, contemporary sourcebook that will help illuminate major debates, issues, and scholarship in strategic management. The dictionary is a teaching tool that introduces the reader to the major terms in the field, giving them a general framework of strategic management.

Cover Art
Aaker on Branding - David Aaker
Call Number: EBSCOHost eBook available through the online library.
ISBN: 9781614488330
Publication Date: 2014-02-01
Aaker on Branding presents in a compact form the twenty essential principles of branding that will lead to the creation of strong brands. Culled from the six David Aaker brand books and related publications, these principles provide the broad understanding of brands, brand strategy, brand portfolios, and brand building that all business, marketing, and brand strategists should know.

Cover Art
Social Media Branding for Small Businesses - Robert Davis; Inna Piven
Call Number: EBSCOHost ebook available through the online library
ISBN: 9781631570988
Publication Date: 2014-12-01
Often the complaint from consumers and business people is: 'some businesses are not sure what to discuss on their social networking pages. They just bombard us with specials and try to sell their products and services. Social media is not about selling, it's about the link. Building and engaging likeminded people with the brand.' In response, Social Media Brand provides the thinking, evidence and practice to create a road map for practioners to develop and implement their brand in online and offline communities. This approach is called 5 Sources (5S). The five fundamental branding principles simply outsource the brand and put the customer back in control.


Available in the Library

Auditor's Dictionary - HF5667 O6728 2004

Dictionary of Accounting Terms - HF5621 .S54 2010

QFinance: the Ultimate Resource - HG173 .Q75 2009

The Ultimate Accountants' Reference - HF5616 .U5 B713 2006

The Book of Management Wisdom - HD38.2 .B665 2000

Branding your Business - HF5415.1255 .H36 2008

Duct Tape Marketing - HF5415.13 .J366 2006

Essential Guide to Business Ethics - HF5389 .C468 2007

How to Succeed in Business Using LinkedIn - HD69 .S8 B88 2009

How to Write a Great Business Plan - HD62.7 .F855 2005

Women in Business - HD6054.3 .W636 2007

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