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International Business Research

  1. 1. Introduction to International Business Academic Research From the KU Libraries Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu Fall 20133
  2. 2. 2 Where to go to start your research? Libraries website: http://www.lib.ku.edu Databases = peer reviewed journals, trade journals, newspapers, more Online Catalog = books, e-books, conference papers, more E-journals = all the journals that are in the databases that the libraries subscribe to Research Guides = Many different subjects and you want: International Business Resources: A Guide for Readers But first, please look at our Dissertation Research Blog:
  3. 3. 3 Dissertation Research Blog http://dissertationresearch.blogspot.com
  4. 4. 4 http://dissertationresearch.blogspot.com
  5. 5. 5 E-Journals from the Libraries’ Homepage http://www.lib.ku.edu Very popular selection by our students
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  12. 12. 12 Want today’s paper?
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  14. 14. 14 http://www.lib.ku.edu Another way to findinformation
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  17. 17. 17 http://guides.lib.ku.edu/international_business
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  27. 27. 27 Back to the resources page to pick another database.
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  30. 30. 30 Too manyhits on thebasic searchso I am inAdvancedwhere I canrestrict theresults bydate.
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  35. 35. 35 References the author used are important for your research.
  36. 36. 36 A quick look at newspapers using an online database at the KU Libraries
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  50. 50. 50 If you find a bound volume and want it delivered from the Lawrence campus to Edwards campus . . . how do you do it?
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  56. 56. 56 Recommended Websites
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  58. 58. 58 Here’s what I did: Websites Background Notes China Economics http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/
  59. 59. 59 Here’s what I did: Websites globalEdge : http://globaledge.msu.edu/ GlobalEdge is a web portal providing a significant amount of information about international business, countries around the globe, US States, news, and industries.
  60. 60. 60 www.worldbank.org
  61. 61. 61 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 a closer look later. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
  62. 62. General Business Questions, how to research your topic? Finding business journals, books, websites? Lissa Lord llord@ku.edu Questions I can’t answer, I’ll send to: John Stratton jstratton@ku.edu 62

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