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Office Technology Reference Guide


LCC Browsing Areas:

·         H – Social Sciences

o   HF 5001-6182 – Business Administration

o   HF 5546-5549 – Office, Personnel Management

o   HF 5548.1-5548.6 – Electronic Data Processing

o   HF – 5601-5689 – Accounting

o   HG – Finance

o   HJ – Public Finance

·         P – Language and Linguistics

o   PE – English


OUC Reference Resources:


·         Dictionary of Business Terms  3rd ed. - HF1001 .F78 2000

·         Secretary's Modern Guide to English Usage - PE1112 .V43 1981  (Also available electronically)

·         Administrative Assistant's & Secretary's Handbook, 2nd  ed. - HF5547.5 .A247 2004

·         Accounting Handbook, 2nd ed. - HF5635 .S586 1995M


Electronic Resources (Search for titles in ALICE):


·         From Secretary Track to Fast Track: The Get Ahead Guide for Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Office Managers, Receptionists, and Everyone Who Wants More!, by Ken Lizotte

·         10 Minute Guide to Business Writing, by Steve Dennis


OUC Print Journals:


·         Group and Organization Studies

·         Group and Organization Management


Office Technology Databases:


·         Academic Search Complete – “Indexes nearly 11,000 scholarly and other publications covering various academic areas of study.”  Some full-text   

·         Business Source Complete – “Contains over 11,000 periodicals indexed and abstracted, with more than 10,000 full text, covering management, economics, finance, accounting and international business, among others.”  Some full-text   

·         Communication & Mass Media Complete – “Article database that incorporates the contents of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index along with numerous other journals on the fields of communication and mass media.”  Some full-text 


Office Technology Websites:


·         Office Technology: Office/Career Related Links -http://www.labette.cc.ks.us/dept/ofctech/links.htm  - Provides links to organizations that may be of interest to office and administrative professionals.

·         Deskdemon - http://us.deskdemon.com/pages/us/indexus - Registration is free.  Provides articles, writing tools, career information, and discussion boards for office and administrative professionals.

·         AdminAssist - http://www.adminassist.ca/ - Offers websites, career information, articles and reference information for office and administrative professionals.  Some information, like government resources, is specific to Canada.

·         Microsoft: Office Tips and Tricks for Administrative Professionals - http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/administrativetipsandtricks.aspx - Features webcasts that offer office tips and tricks for office and administrative professionals.

·         U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics - http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos151.htm - Provides occupational outlook information for careers in secretarial and administrative assistant work.