BBA307  Introduction to   International      BusinessAcademic Research       from        the    KU Libraries             L...
What is the question?What do I need to answer the question?Articles, Books, Gov-docs, dissertations, Social Networks, Webs...
What do you dowhen you haven’t aclue?HELP!!!                     3
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International Business is a hefty subject to research ANDBusiness in China. . . well, let’s just say “I need some help,ple...
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Oh, here is JohnStratton! He is thebest for businessresearch. Really, thebest! jstratton@ku.edu                         8
Recommended  Websites              9
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/ Here’s what I did:                                     Websites                         ...
Here’s what I did: WebsitesglobalEdge :http://globaledge.msu.edu/GlobalEdge is a web portal providing asignificant amount ...
www.worldbank.org                    12
http://data.worldbank.org/products/data-visualization-tools/eatlas                                                        ...
All of these                                                               websites have                                  ...
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Selected Databases                     16
http://www.lib.ku.edu   Here is what to do:                        If you want journal articles                        the...
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A list of library databases will appear, including Business Source Premier                                           19
If you are away from theuniversity, you will need to“authenticate” yourself.                               20
Business Source PremierHere is what I did                          21
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The search. A result. Look to the right for options. Look to the left for full text.                                      ...
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This is the secondarticle. Niceabstract but no fulltext. What is theJayhawk telling us?Get at KU.                       25
The search was put toall of the databasesand found here in fulltext.                   26
This is a third article wherethe Jayhawk Get at KU didNOT find the article in fulltext. YOU CAN ALWAYS GETFULL TEXT.      ...
Let the library workfor you. Interlibraryloan means thatyou request thearticle and receivea link to the articlein your ema...
Other Databases NOT to miss                              29
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How to find a journal by title?          E-Journals                                  33
This is the citation:China Economic Reform ReviewMarch 2011, v. 22 Issue 1, p11-27                                    34
Back to the Libraries Homepagehttp://www.lib.ku.edu                                 35
Which version toChina economic review   choose? We need                        current and we                        don’t...
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Wall Street Journal?        YES                       39
http://www.lib.ku.edu                        Libraries                        Homepage                        Click on W  ...
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Need a good video for class presentation?TED: Ideas Worth Spreadinghttp://www.ted.com/Search for your subject and get an e...
TED: Ideas Worth Spreadinghttp://www.ted.com/"TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com...
Need a Book?               47
http://www.lib.ku.edu                        Libraries                        Homepage                               48
Questions about this presentation?Lissa Lord llord@ku.eduQuestions about Business Research?John Stratton jstratton@ku.eduW...
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  1. 1. BBA307 Introduction to International BusinessAcademic Research from the KU Libraries Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu Spring 2012 1
  2. 2. What is the question?What do I need to answer the question?Articles, Books, Gov-docs, dissertations, Social Networks, Websites BBA 307: Introduction to International Business political, economic, legal and cultural institutions institutional arrangements to: govern trade and investment World Trade Organization International Monetary Fund Specific topics international economic integration globalization of business differences across countries frameworks of international trade 2
  3. 3. What do you dowhen you haven’t aclue?HELP!!! 3
  4. 4. 4
  5. 5. International Business is a hefty subject to research ANDBusiness in China. . . well, let’s just say “I need some help,please!” http://www.lib.ku.edu 5
  6. 6. 6
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. Oh, here is JohnStratton! He is thebest for businessresearch. Really, thebest! jstratton@ku.edu 8
  9. 9. Recommended Websites 9
  10. 10. http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/ Here’s what I did: Websites Background Notes China Economics 10
  11. 11. Here’s what I did: WebsitesglobalEdge :http://globaledge.msu.edu/GlobalEdge is a web portal providing asignificant amount of information aboutinternational business, countries aroundthe globe, US States, news, andindustries. 11
  12. 12. www.worldbank.org 12
  13. 13. http://data.worldbank.org/products/data-visualization-tools/eatlas 13
  14. 14. All of these websites have search windows to get you closer to where you want to be. AND most, like the World Factbook, have Apps for your phone or tablet. Don’t forget to bookmark your sources for ahttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ closer look later. 14
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  16. 16. Selected Databases 16
  17. 17. http://www.lib.ku.edu Here is what to do: If you want journal articles then you want databases. 17
  18. 18. 18
  19. 19. A list of library databases will appear, including Business Source Premier 19
  20. 20. If you are away from theuniversity, you will need to“authenticate” yourself. 20
  21. 21. Business Source PremierHere is what I did 21
  22. 22. 22
  23. 23. The search. A result. Look to the right for options. Look to the left for full text. 23
  24. 24. 24
  25. 25. This is the secondarticle. Niceabstract but no fulltext. What is theJayhawk telling us?Get at KU. 25
  26. 26. The search was put toall of the databasesand found here in fulltext. 26
  27. 27. This is a third article wherethe Jayhawk Get at KU didNOT find the article in fulltext. YOU CAN ALWAYS GETFULL TEXT. 27
  28. 28. Let the library workfor you. Interlibraryloan means thatyou request thearticle and receivea link to the articlein your email. YOUCAN ALWAYS GETFULL TEXT. 28
  29. 29. Other Databases NOT to miss 29
  30. 30. 30
  31. 31. 31
  32. 32. 32
  33. 33. How to find a journal by title? E-Journals 33
  34. 34. This is the citation:China Economic Reform ReviewMarch 2011, v. 22 Issue 1, p11-27 34
  35. 35. Back to the Libraries Homepagehttp://www.lib.ku.edu 35
  36. 36. Which version toChina economic review choose? We need current and we don’t want “Citation Linker.” Try this database. 36
  37. 37. 37
  38. 38. 38
  39. 39. Wall Street Journal? YES 39
  40. 40. http://www.lib.ku.edu Libraries Homepage Click on W WSJ is on the next page with the Ws. 40
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  44. 44. 44
  45. 45. Need a good video for class presentation?TED: Ideas Worth Spreadinghttp://www.ted.com/Search for your subject and get an expertpresentation (18 min.) 45
  46. 46. TED: Ideas Worth Spreadinghttp://www.ted.com/"TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annualconferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events. Riveting talks by remarkablepeople, free to the world." 46
  47. 47. Need a Book? 47
  48. 48. http://www.lib.ku.edu Libraries Homepage 48
  49. 49. Questions about this presentation?Lissa Lord llord@ku.eduQuestions about Business Research?John Stratton jstratton@ku.eduWatson LibraryLawrence Campus 49
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