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Business Analytics Research Guide


This is the subject guide for the Business Analytics Master's Program. Each tab contains information and links to regularly used resources by students, faculty, and other researchers interested in business analytics and related topics.
Contact information for Jeff Kushkowski, Business and Economics Librarian, is located to the right. If you have questions about finding resources, comments about additions to this page, or difficulty accessing resources on this page, please contact me.

Distance Access to Library Resources

To login from off-campus:
Off-campus login to My Library Card (My Account) and licensed materials can be two ways.

For both instances turn off your VPN connection if you are using one.

Net-ID Login

All users with an Iowa State University (ISU) Net-ID will use the Net-ID choice to sign into the library system. In all cases, users with a valid Net-ID will use it to log into library systems.

Net-ID login notes:

  • Your Net-ID is the portion of your ISU email address that appears before the @ symbol, as in:
  • If the user has already signed into OKTA, they may be automatically be routed to the library system or resource they are attempting to access without being asked to log in again.

OpenAthens Login

Users that do not have a Net-ID but who have an ISU OpenAthens account will use the OpenAthens choice to sign into the library system. The OpenAthens userid will be the email address on file for the user at the library.

After clicking on the OpenAthens choice shown in Figure 1 the user will see the screen shown in Figure 2. They will again select the OpenAthens choice. They will then see the screen shown in Figure 3. They will enter their OpenAthens userid (email address) and password in the area highlighted by the red box.

NOTE: Your Net-ID is the portion of your ISU email address that appears before the @ symbol, as in:

Connectivity Issues?

In the event that you have problems connecting to Library Resources or other products (e.g., Lynda) you can contact me via the email on the right. 

You can also contact the ISU Information Technology Services Solution Center. They can diagnose connectivity problems related to how your laptop or tablet connects (or doesn't!) to the ISU network. When you contact the Solution Center have information about your current machine and operating system available.

Solution Center

192 Parks Libary
515 294-4000

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Jeffrey Kushkowski
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship,
Business and Economics Librarian
150 Parks Library
515 294-2408