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Business, Accounting, and Management


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FIND AN ARTICLE: SEARCH THE LIBRARY’S DATABASES

These databases are either tailored to your subject or they provide coverage over a wide range of interdisciplinary topics. Before you start, you might take a look at some tips on searching databases.

  • Business Source Complete:   Offers full text articles related to business for more than 1,300 journals, and non-journal content includes investment research reports, industry reports, and company profiles
  • Academic Search Premier: An interdisciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,600 journals, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles
  • Vocational and Career Collection: Offers full text coverage for nearly 350 trade periodicals for various industries and businesses
  • Business & Company Resource Center:  Provides a one-stop portal for business and industry content including periodical articles, company information and histories, investment reports and much more.

FIND A BOOK: ONLINE OR IN THE LIBRARY

 

If you can't go the library's stacks, check out our collection of online reference books:

  • Credo Reference Online:  Access to more than 600 reference books, including general and specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries for overviews on topics

f you can visit the library, it's easy to browse our collection because we organize books by their subject:

Organizing Books By Subject
SUBJECT CALL NUMBER HEADING
Statistics HA
Economic theory. Demographics HB
Economic history and conditions HC
Industries. Land Use. Labor. HD
Transportation and communication HE
Commerce HF
Finance HG
Public Finance HJ

You also might try these reference books:

  • Oxford Dictionary of Business and Management: a concise dictionary that explains terms frequently used in business Ref HF 1001 .C63 2006
  • Hoovers Master List: a two-volume directory of companies and corporations, accompanied by a brief description and statistics about each entry Ref HF 5035 .H66 2008
  • Encyclopedia of Leadership: a four-volume set that discusses leadership and notable leaders in various fields Ref HD 57 .7 .E53 2004
  • Encyclopedia of American Economic History: a three-volume set that explains the impact and development of economics in US history Ref HC 103 .E52
  • Encyclopedia of Business: a two-volume set with more than 700 entries that have suggestions for further readings Ref HF 1001 .E466 2000
  • Oregon Business Directory: a directory of businesses in Oregon, arranged in four sections to provide different searching options Ref HF 5065 .07 067 2007/2008

FIND A WEBSITE: USE INTERNET RESOURCES WISELY

Although these websites are likely to be accurate, you should still evaluate information found on the Internet.

FIND A PRINT JOURNAL: READ THE LATEST ISSUES

The library subscribes to magazines and journals that are related to your field. Head to Tioga 2 to browse through some of these journals:

  • Oregon Business
  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Fortune
  • Forbes
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Inc.
  • Kiplinger’s
  • The Economist

CITATION GUIDES: CREATE A BIBLIOGRAPHY

Whether you use websites, electronic journals, reference books, or print resources, you will need a bibliography. Here’s some information on how to cite your sources:

  • Avoid inadvertent plagiarism: [PDF] It’s possible to copy from a source and not even know that you’ve done anything wrong. Read up on how to use sources.
  • KnightCite: This great site formats the bibliographic entry for you, and you can select the appropriate style (MLA, APA, Chicago).
  • Guide to MLA Style: [PDF] The MLA-style is generally used for papers written in the humanities.
  • Guide for the APA style: [PDF] The APA-style is generally used for papers written in the social sciences, especially psychology.

FIND MORE HELP: USE COLLEGE RESOURCES

Don’t hesitate to talk to a librarian, a tutor, or your instructor when conducting research. Make the most of these resources!


Published Jul 16, 2009 (Updated Apr 25, 2014)


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