Food for Thought : Confidence


green oliveConfidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. ~Peter T. McIntyre

pink2It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. ~ Hanoch McCarty

brown lightWhether you think you can or think you can’t — you are right. ~Henry Ford

peachLet me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

grayWe are all such a waste of our potential, like three-way lamps using one-way bulbs. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960.

turquoiseIf we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~Thomas Edison

brownIt ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to. ~W.C. Fields

Don’t let anyone steal your dream. It’s your dream, not theirs. ~Dan Zadragray

greenPlant your own garden and nourish your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. ~Veronica Shoffstall

pinkIf I could give you just one gift ever for the rest of your life it would be this. Confidence. It would be the gift of confidence. Either that or a scented candle. ~David Nicholls, One Day, 2010

– Compiled by Alice Dietrich


Leave a comment

Filed under Food for Thought

Business with/in China

“Business with/in China” is the theme of the current Featured Books display on the bookshelf near the Reference Desk.

Trade, human resources policies, company management/cultural styles, specific industry successes and marketing issues are among the topics included in these books.

As a reminder, don’t forget that

will get you to the last 12 months’ acquisitions of print and ebooks for the University Library.

–Larry Burg

Leave a comment

Filed under Featured Database

Featured Database: PrivCo

PrivCoAre you looking for private company information? The library has a private company database, PrivCo!

PrivCo provides business and financial data on major, private corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. It also provides data on private company investors, venture capital funding, and merger and acquisition deals.

-Lee Adams



Filed under Featured Database

Featured Books : Pharmaceutical Industry

P1010760With titles like Supply Chain Management in the Drug Industry, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Competitive Intelligence for the Regulatory Affairs Professional,  Pharmaceutical Lifecycle Management and Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical  Industry students should be well-served when researching the drug industry.  And if you want more intriguing titles like Blockbuster Drugs, $800 Million Pill, Profits Before People?, Phake  or Our Daily Meds  you should come down to the University Library to see all 25 titles on display, near the Reference Desk. You can borrow anything you like.

To review all of our book acquisitions (both ebook and print) over the last 12 months, don’t forget to click on

—Larry Burg

June 2014

Leave a comment

Filed under Feature Articles, Featured Books

New DVD: Money for Nothing : Inside the Federal Reserve

moneyfornothingThe Library is please to announce that it has just acquired this new DVD. You can check this DVD out of the library for a week at a time.

Here’s a description from the film’s website:

Money For Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve is an independent, non partisan documentary film that examines America’s central bank in a critical, yet balanced way.

Narrated by the acclaimed actor Liev Schreiber, and featuring interviews with Paul Volcker, Janet Yellen, Jeremy Grantham and many of the world’s best financial minds, Money For Nothing is the first film ever to take viewers inside the world’s most powerful financial institution.

Leave a comment

Filed under DVD Recommendations

University Library was 1st Free Public Library in SF!

Do you know……

“What ultimately became the Golden Gate University Library began as San Francisco’s first free public library during the Gold Rush era.”

The San Francisco Public Library opened in 1879, 17 years after the YMCA’s library.

From, A Voyage of Discovery, by Otto W. and Velia Butz, Page 475.

Want to know more? A Voyage of Discovery, is available for check out: Call # LD 2001 .G52 M55 2008 v.3

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Featured Database: Statista

statista logo

  If you need a chart or graph for your presentation, Statista is the place to go!  It has a wealth of statistics and is easy to search! It provides bar charts, graphs,tables, as well as market reports.  You can download the data as jpegs, pdfs, or export to Excel for inclusion in your presentations.  Take a look today!


-Lee Adams

Leave a comment

Filed under Featured Database