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Thomas Library

BUSN211: Business Research Methods

LIBRARY CATALOGS

Remember to look in the Subject field to find alternative key terms for your research.

At Wittenberg: EZRA -- library catalog
At other Ohio libraries: OhioLINK (allow 3-5 business days for shipping)

REFERENCE BOOKS

Credo Online Reference
Search this collection of online reference books for background information.

ARTICLES

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

Journals the Library Has
If you know which journal you want (maybe you have the citation of an article you want to read), you can search Wittenberg's periodical titles (electronic and print formats).
If you need an article from a journal that Wittenberg does not have, you may request a copy of it from another library using Interlibrary Loan.

DATABASES

The following databases are good places to find information for your project. Occasionally, only the citations are available, so you may have to use InterLibrary Loan to get a copy of the full article.

Business Source Complete

Searches scholarly and trade publications for topics pertaining to business and industry. This database is owned by EBSCO so you can search multiple EBSCO databases concurrently by click the Choose Databases link above the search box.

Business Abstracts with Full Text

Searches scholarly and trade publications for topics pertaining to business and industry. This database is owned by EBSCO so you can search multiple EBSCO databases concurrently by click the Choose Databases link above the search box.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Searches scholarly and trade publications for topics pertaining to small business and entrepreneurship. This database is owned by EBSCO so you can search multiple EBSCO databases concurrently by click the Choose Databases link above the search box.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Marketing and consumer behavior research can sometimes be found in psychology journals. This database is owned by EBSCO so you can search multiple EBSCO databases concurrently by click the Choose Databases link above the search box.

PsycInfo

Marketing and consumer behavior research can sometimes be found in psychology journals. This database is owned by EBSCO so you can search multiple EBSCO databases concurrently by click the Choose Databases link above the search box.

JSTOR

JSTOR stands for Journal STORage, so keep in mind you'll need to search elsewhere for the most recent research on your topic. Contains mostly articles from scholarly journals.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Search many national and international newspapers since 1980. Lexis Nexis also includes market and industry reports and company profiles. Click on the link and then click on "Search by Subject or Topic" above the search button to narrow your search.

You can also consult the full list of All Databases available at Wittenberg for more.

CITING SOURCES

APA Style - Use the menu on the left to locate tips on creating a Reference List or for help citing quotations or paraphrasing In-Text. From the Purdue Online Writing Lab (a website very well known and respected for it's online writing resources).

You must cite web pages just as you must cite books and articles. For help citing webpages and other resources, take a look at Guides for Documenting Sources or contact the Writing Center.

HELP

If you would like to schedule a meeting to discuss your research please contact Kristen Peters, or stop by the Research Help Desk for research assistance anytime.

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