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Print and Electronic Books in Our Library
The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books related to executive office administration. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.
Browsing the Stacks
Business, general management and event management books can be found in the 658 section of the library.
Office services and written communications are in the 651 and 652 sections.
Professional Associations and Continuing Education Websites
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The American Society of Administrative Professionals
ASAP helps address the changing roles and demanding responsibilities that Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals face by helping them to sharpen skills, increase knowledge and expertise, boost productivity, and advance in their profession through access to an extensive library of webinars, articles, e-books, training packages, a monthly newsletter and a career center.
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International Association of Administrative Professionals
IAAP enhances the value of office and administrative professionals and advocates for the profession. Their website features career, certification and professional development opportunities.
Office 365 Training Center
Learn the basics or get a refresher. Find time-saving tips, templates, cheat sheets, infographics and more.
Other Useful Websites
A quick guide on business etiquette from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association.
Business Management Daily
Thousands of articles to help admins and office management staff through better meeting management, improved time management and much more.
CIA World Factbook
This website provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Economy at a Glance
Economic information by metropolitan region by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Introduction to Grant Writing
Guidance for grant writing from the experts at The Owl, Purdue's online writing lab.
U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
Open Educational Resources
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