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Research databases for International Business (Zuyd)

  1. 1. International Business2012|2013Research Databases 10/11/2012
  2. 2. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: Research Databases Research Databases allow you to search through many online scholarly publications with one search and therefore save you time. While there are databases that are freely available online, others charge money. Zuyd Library pays subscription fees so that students can use some important databases. Make sure you get familiar with research databases as they will be an important part of your assignment research.10/11/2012
  3. 3. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: Research Databases How can I find research databases? Use the Zuyd Library E-source database. http://bibliotheek.zuyd.nl10/11/2012
  4. 4. Search Browse The E-source database on the Library website provides a list of the most appropriate databases. http://bibliotheek.zuyd.nl10/11/2012
  5. 5. E-journal database Subject database Subject database E-journal database E-journal database10/11/2012
  6. 6. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: Subject databases10/11/2012
  7. 7. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: Marketline Advantage10/11/2012
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  12. 12. Besides browsing you can search Marketline Advantage by entering keywords.You can search all research items or select a certain subject (e.g. countries).10/11/2012
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  14. 14. The report appears full text on screen.You can download each chapter and extract it to Word or PDF.You can even extract the entire report to PDF format.10/11/2012
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  16. 16. You can download graphs, tables and figures in the report separately and extract them to various formats,so you can use them in your own presentations or assignments. 10/11/2012
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  18. 18. 2. Finding Information Search tools: OECD iLibrary (Subject databases) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development10/11/2012
  19. 19. You can access content via 3 main methods 1 2 310/11/2012
  20. 20. The Advanced Search option will search full text content. If desired, define the search further using other options on the page: date range, content language, content type(s), country or sort order.10/11/2012
  21. 21. By default search results are sorted by relevance and by date.These 5 documents are also available in PDF.10/11/2012
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  24. 24. OECD Factbook provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmentalindicators, enabling direct comparisons between OECD Members and major additional countries.In addition, every table and graph contain further data in Excel™. 10/11/2012
  25. 25. The OECD Factbooks Table of content is shown on screen. You can expand or collapse each chapter and open it on screen or download it as PDF.10/11/2012
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  27. 27. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: E-journals10/11/2012
  28. 28. The Zuyd Library website e-source database gives access to the e-journal databases. Attention: you can’t search for articles and full text content in the e-source database. If you want to search for full text content and journal articles, it is necessary to use the search options of the individual e-journal databases. http://bibliotheek.zuyd.nl10/11/2012
  29. 29. 17 e-journals on marketing are found.10/11/2012
  30. 30. Example of an e-journal, shown in the e-journal database ScienceDirect.10/11/2012
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  32. 32. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: ScienceDirect (e-journal database)10/11/2012
  33. 33. You can browse ScienceDirect by title (alphabetically) or by subject. As in nearly every major research database there is an advanced search option to ´fine tune´ your search.10/11/2012
  34. 34. You can search for articles from the full-text collection using this search form.10/11/2012
  35. 35. The Search Results page lists documents that meet your search criteria, in order by relevance. Too few results – edit this search Too many results – refine with the left-hand menu You can view or download the PDF.10/11/2012
  36. 36. In a PDF, you see the document exactly as it appears in the print publication.In most research databases you can find suggestions how to cite the retrieved article.10/11/2012
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  38. 38. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: Emerald (e-journal databases)10/11/2012
  39. 39. Emerald is a leading publisher of journals on management.10/11/2012
  40. 40. The advanced search screen in Emerald.10/11/2012
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  43. 43. Browsing in Emerald. Browse just journals. Notice the option All content | Just my subscriptions (for full text articles only).10/11/2012
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  45. 45. 2. Finding Information Choosing sources: E-journal Databases10/11/2012
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  52. 52. 2. Finding Information Search tools: Home access How do I access journals off-campus? You can use fee-based databases at home via the Zuyd Library website e-source database. When you access a research database, this log in screen will appear10/11/2012 on your computer. Log in with your Zuyd Account.
  53. 53. Research Guide International Business All IB library sources at a glance
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