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  • 1. Research and Citation Tips for BS110
    Fall 2009
    Elaine Settergren
    Online Librarian
    esettergren@globeuniversity.edu
    http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/
  • 2. Finding Sources
    Business Source Premier
    Browse for Country Reports
    Find your country >Country Review > Date > Social Overview
  • 3. Finding Sources
    ABI/Inform Complete
  • 4. Additional Sources
    http://www.kwintessential.co.uk
    World FactBookhttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
    ExecutivePlanet.com http://www.executiveplanet.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
  • 5. Citing Sources – APA Style
    Get Help
    • Use the “cite” buttons in the databases
    • 6. Word 2007
    • 7. RefWorks – New!
    • 8. GEN Library APA Citation Guide:
    • 9. http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/research-guides/citation/apa/
    • 10. Diana Hacker:
    • 11. http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/
    • 12. Purdue University: OWL
    • 13. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ - click on research and citation
  • Citing Sources – APA Style
    This will lead the reader to the References at the back of your paper.
    This will lead the reader to the source.
  • 25. When Should I Cite?
    Cite when credit is due to someone else for ideas or words
    Citing will help you avoid plagiarism (academic dishonesty)
    Don’t Cite
    When it’s common knowledge
    When it’s your own idea
  • 26. APA Examples
    Website
    Cyprus – Culture, Customs and Etiquette. (n.d.). Retrieved October 20, 2008 from http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/cyprus-country-profile.html
    “If invited to a Cypriot's house, bring a consumable gift such as pastries” (“Cyprus,” n.d.).
  • 27. APA Examples
    From a Database
    Social Overview. (2008, July). Cyprus Country Review, p. 127-129. Retrieved from EBSCO Business Source Premier database.
    Coffee is a very important aspect of social life in Cyprus. When offered coffee, always accept at least one cup. Should you refuse to drink, you may be considered rude (“Social Overview,” 2008, p. 127).
  • 28. Questions? Comments?
    Contact the Online Librarian:
    Elaine Settergren
    esettergren@globeuniversity.edu
    http://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/
    Read the Library Lowdown!