The College library provides a combination of physical and virtual learning environments, resources, personnel and services that support the academic curriculum and research needs of Graduate Degree students. Open days, evenings, and weekends when classes are in session, the library provides group and individual workspace, desktop PCs, laptops, printers, wireless access to the College network, and research consultation.
The library collection includes 99,000 print and media titles, 156,265 electronic book titles, 44,000 streaming video programs, and 85 research databases. Physical collections are held locally by campus and shared collectively throughout the College by way of a web-based library management system.
Resources and services are designed to assist graduate students with finding, analyzing, and using information for decision making, completing course requirements, and attaining program goals:
- 24/7 access to the virtual business library of electronic books and journals, industry intelligence, case studies, company data, corporate strategies, management theories, and classic and contemporary perspectives
- ‘Best of’ business book collection
- Graduate School librarian services including individual and group research strategy sessions
- Course and project resource guides
- Specialty workshops
- Video on demand business collection
The library’s website, BerkeleyCollege.edu/library/index.htm, is the gateway for on-site and remote access to resources, services, research, and help options.
Center for Academic Success (CAS)
The CAS is committed to fostering a supportive environment for students in the M.B.A. program. Services are available for both on-site and online students. The center offers 45-minute individual and group sessions in which students can discuss grammar, style, structure, citations, and references, as well as other issues related to the writing process. With the help of one of the center’s consultants, students are able to work on individual and group class presentations. The center also runs workshops on a variety of topics to help students hone their writing skills and facilitate critical thinking.