About VBIC – Virtual Business Information Center
What is VBIC?
VBIC is a collection of electronic
and print business resources intended to provide research assistance to the
Robert H. Smith School of Business and general users seeking authoritative
business information. Please note that use for most of the resources is limited
to University of Maryland students, staff, and faculty.
The VBIC site
includes links to Internet resources with substantial free offerings, fee-based
commercial databases that are available to University of Maryland faculty,
students and staff through the University of Maryland libraries as well as some
print sources available in the University of Maryland libraries.
site was initially developed in 1998 by Dr. Eileen Abels, a professor in the
College of Information Studies, with support of the Robert H. Smith School of
Business. Currently the site is maintained by the University of Maryland
VBIC is under continual development, both in
content and design, in order to respond to the information needs of the target
audience. The VBIC team (Zaida Diaz -
email@example.com and Lily Griner -
firstname.lastname@example.org) welcomes suggestions for
improvement. Please send us an email with any suggestions, comments, etc.
here to see evaluation criteria for VBIC links.