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Business Research: Practical or Scholarly?. Walden University Library. Welcome. Your hosts Michelle Desilets Sommer Berg QUESTIONS? Enter questions in the GoToWebinar control panel We will have time for Q&A at the end of the session. 2. Introduction.

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Business research practical or scholarly

Business Research: Practical or Scholarly?

Walden University Library


Welcome
Welcome Scholarly?

  • Your hosts

    • Michelle Desilets

    • Sommer Berg

    • QUESTIONS?

    • Enter questions in the GoToWebinar control panel

    • We will have time for Q&A at the end of the session

2


Introduction
Introduction Scholarly?

  • This presentation will use browser sharing

  • When sharing is enabled, this PowerPoint will be replaced with a view of my web browser

  • You will be able to watch me click, search, use the databases, etc.

  • You will not be able to interact with the browser

  • The GoToWebinar control panel will remain at the top right of the screen

3



Agenda topics
Agenda Topics Scholarly?

  • Walden Library services

  • Types of management and business sources

  • Specific sources for different types of management and business research

  • Questions


Walden library
Walden Library Scholarly?

  • Library

    http://library.waldenu.edu/

  • Course Readings

    http://libraryguides.waldenu.edu/coursereadings/

  • Business and Management Databases

    http://library.waldenu.edu/849.htm


Types of sources
Types of sources Scholarly?

Scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed

-versus-

News, trends, competitive landscape, etc.

  • What’s the difference?


Specific sources for
Specific sources for… Scholarly?

Scholarly / Academic / Peer-reviewed research:

  • Emerald Management Journals

  • Management & Organization Studies (SAGE)

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database

    (sort of…)

  • ScienceDirect

    (choose subject of Business, Management and Accounting)


Specific sources for1
Specific sources for… Scholarly?

Practical / News / Company / Planning research:

  • Business Plans Handbooks

  • ebooks such as NetLibrary and eBrary

  • Hoover’s Company Records


Specific sources for2
Specific sources for… Scholarly?

Practical AND Scholarly / Peer-reviewed research:

  • ABI/INFORM (ProQuest)

  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

  • LexisNexis Academic


Finding peer reviewed scholarly info
Finding Peer-reviewed / Scholarly Info Scholarly?

  • Database with Peer-reviewed / Scholarly focus:

    • Emerald Management Journals, Management & Organization Studies (SAGE), ScienceDirect

  • Dissertations, Theses, DBA Studies

  • Limit to Peer-reviewed / Scholarly / Academic in other databases


Finding dissertations
Finding Dissertations Scholarly?

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database

    http://library.waldenu.edu/784.htm

  • Use the More Search Options to search on subject(s), keyword(s), even Advisors!


Finding dba studies
Finding DBA Studies Scholarly?

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database

    http://library.waldenu.edu/784.htm

  • None available for Walden students…yet! (expected 7/2011)

  • Find DBA Studies from other institutions:

    • Enter D.B.A. into the first search box

    • Change the corresponding drop-down menu to Degree


Finding business planning analysis info
Finding Business Planning & Analysis Info Scholarly?

  • eBook searches: business plan, business planning, strategic planning

  • Business Plans Handbooks: actual sample business plans, plan template, contacts/resources, glossary

  • Business Source Complete: company profiles, industry profiles, SWOT Analyses


Questions

Questions? Scholarly?


Thank you

Thank you! Scholarly?

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