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Citation resources, information on evaluating materials for credibility and authenticity, and more.
An excellent guide from the University of Washington-Bothell to the various types of publications available to undergradates. Of particular importance to business students is the description of trade journals.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier searches 350 scholarly journals back to 1965. Includes searchable references for more than 1,170 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics and economics.
Each article in BSP has subject headings attached to it. A full list of subject headings can be found in the Thesaurus, in the blue menu bar at the top of the page. Look for these to do more narrowly focused searches. For example, a search in BSP's Thesaurus for "retirement" will retrieve additional subject headings like "retirement planning," "retirement benefits," and so forth.
Academic Search Premier (all topics) from EBSCO
Academic Search Premier (ASP) contains indexing for nearly 8,050 publications, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. ASP provides full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion and theology, sociology, etc. Tip: Click the check box to limit to Academic (Peer Reviewed) Journals.
ABI/INFORM indexes content from 3,200 trade publications and scholarly journals (with full text or full-image for 2,100 titles) that help students and researchers track business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide.
Note: 1972 to present
NOTE: While much of HR Magazine is available online for free, most is available full-text through Business Source Premier. After examining HR Magazine's website, try searching Business Source Premier for additional articles from HR.
There is a competing magazine indexed by Business Source Premier called "HR Magazine (MA Business & Leisure)." To ensure that your articles are from the HR Magazine published by the Sociedty for Human Resource Management, do a search for ["HR Magazine" not "Business & Leisure"], followed by your topic. Like this:
From the SCSU Student Handbook - Prohibited Student Conduct:
Any student who attempts or assists others to commit prohibited conduct as defined below may be held accountable as committing the prohibited act ... Academic dishonesty [is] including but not limited to: cheating, plagiarism, falsification, and collusion. This includes any violation of the Academic Integrity Policy:
University of Texas at Austin - Plagiarism Tutorial
An interactive tutorial on avoiding plagiarism, complete with videos and mini-quizzes.
University of Southern Mississippi Plagiarism Tutorial
A tutorial with examples of incorrect and correct paraphrases and advice of acceptable use of resources.
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Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms
Terms related to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, banking, tax laws, and transactions in the various financial markets are presented alphabetically with descriptions. Readers will also find a helpful list of financial abbreviations and acronyms, as well as illustrative diagrams and charts.
Harvard Business Review: The Crisis in Retirement Planning (article)
Retirement essentials from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
Advice, planning, calculators and other useful tools.
"Global business knowledge Web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities." GlobalEDGE resources include a market potential index, a database of international business statistics, and in-depth country information. Provided by the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.
From the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group. The Doing Business Project "provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 181 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level." This site offers measures of the strength of the legal and regulatory environments in countries: not only what regulations are in place, but what bodies exist to enforce them, and to what extent the regulations are enforced.
Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: How to do Business in Sixty Countries
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Provides overviews of over sixty cultures, and describes behavior, negotiating techniques, and business practices in each country.
In December 2015, the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) determined that employers could not prohibit employees from recording or taking photos in the workplace, making the preservation of workplace privace somewhat problematic. For an excellent summary of the decision, please refer to the following: http://www.faegrebd.com/nlrb-invalidates-employers-no-recording-policies-bolstering-employees-ability-to, and be careful when referring to articles about cell phones and/or mobile devices in the workplace that are older than a year.