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MGMT 428: Find Articles & More

+In the research process: CURRENT INFORMATION

1. Explore topic basics (casual web searching)

2. Background (library catalog: books)

3. Current research (library databases: articles and reports)

4. Support your argument (source citation)

5. Drafts & revisions (research librarians & learning commons)

    Tips for Searching Databases

    Use keywords. 

    Combine keywords with boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT).

    If your research involves a company, search by the ticker symbol of that company, if available.

    If you are doing industry research, search by industry code when possible.

    Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

    Not sure where to start? Here are some databases organized by research need...

    These databases are a great place to start as they cover a wide range of business-related topics. They provide access to scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles as well as some non-journal content (company profiles, industry profiles, market research reports, SWOT analyses, country reports, etc.). 

    When searching for case studies, use the advanced search tool and select "Case Study" as a Document Type. If this option is not available, try including it as a keyword or subject term in your search. e.g., case studies AND management

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    Popular vs. Scholary Sources

    Search by journal/publication title to check for electronic access

    Google Scholar