Library Help for your Assignment
Prof. D. Reonieri
Presented by Maria Deptula
I provide Library Research
assistance for Students
taking BUS, MGT and IBS
Library Science /MA/MLIS –
Yes we actually go to school
to become professional
How to contact me:
I am the Paramus Campus
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Or call me:
#201-967-9667 ext. 1764
To provide research guidanceresearch guidance for your
Quick quiz at the end of this presentation !
There is a lot toThere is a lot to
cover !cover !
From Your Syllabus
Final Paper– 25 % OF YOUR GRADE
The paper is to focus on one aspect of
Management (refer to your text for possible
topics). The analysis should consider the one
aspect and how it practically applied in two or
three actual companies.
**However, companies found in cases in the
book are not valid topic/company
combinations for this paper.
You must use the Berkeley College
Library databases to find at least five (5)
relevant articles from business periodicals
and academic journals that focus on the
topic and give information on how that
management topic is actually being
applied in companies.
Topics to Cover from
Framework of Business (entrepreneurial spirit, strategic
alliances, the changing workforce)
Business Ethics/Social Responsibility
Business Organization (i.e. franchising, women-owned/small-
Management (strategic planning, leadership styles, organization
Human Resources (employee motivation, labor relations)
Choose Your Topic /think of keywords
you’ll need to search your topic.
Research your topic using the library
Google is great!
Is quick, easy to use, gives you loads of results
and familiar BUT
Scholarly and academic information is more
difficult to sift through to find.
Not reliable, not academic.
Q: HAVE YOU USED DATABASES
FOR RESEARCH BEFORE?
C. NOT SURE
An online database is a proprietary collection of
records or data stored on a computer that can be
accessed/searched by users via the Internet.
The information in these databases can be original
content or it can come from sources such as
newspapers, magazines, academic journals,
encyclopedias, reference books, etc.
Information in databases goes through an editorial
process that information found on the Internet does
Recent News - Articles
Business / Industry /Financial Data
Full text encyclopedias
WE WILL COVER TODAY:
Business Source Premier
ABI Inform (from Proquest)
Before you commit to
a topic, perform a
quick search in at
least one of the
databases to make
sure you can find
What words should you use?
▪ Workplace or job motivation
▪ Worker or job satisfaction
▪ Employee retention or employee morale
▪ Employee engagement
Remember use textbook or encyclopedia
If you are
the number of hits
you can narrow
your search to:
Date of publication
If you don’t
articles – use
Login to Blackboard
Select the library tab
databases A-Z or by
To find articles search:
Business Source Premier
or ABI Inform Global,
In the Advanced
Search type your topic
and check the “full text
View the results /
revise /limit your
search (by title, subject,
Open the document by
“clicking” on its title
Read the abstract first
Open full text articles
in pdf or HTML format
Plagiarism is the practice of claiming or
implying original authorship of
(or incorporating material from)
someone else's written or creative
work, in whole or in part, into one's
own without adequate
CITE YOUR SOURCES !!!
MLA style or format is a set of editorial instructions
(rules) on how to prepare a manuscript that contains a
research paper, an article or a book.
Must be accurate
Must reproduce the original exactly
If you change a quotation make the alteration clear
to the reader
The OWL at Purdue
Library web site How do I? Cite MLA format
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