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Title: Research method and academic writing D How do I find scientific articles?


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Research method and academic writing DHow do I
find scientific articles?
  • Magnus Olsson, Umeå university libarary
  • magnus.olsson_at_ub.umu.se
  • Tel 786 91 81
  • Web page http//www.ub.umu.se/tjanste/maol/

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Agenda
  • Evaluation of information sources
  • Search strategies and search tools in databases
  • Business Source Premier
  • Some quality internet sources for business
  • Workshop

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Evaluation of information sources a few
guidelines
  • Author and Publisher
  • Tendency
  • Purpose and audience
  • Recency
  • Edition
  • References

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How do I get hold of this specific scholarly
article?
  • Buchanan, D. Dawson, P. (2007) Discourse and
    Audience Organizational Change as Multi-Story
    Process, Journal of Management Studies 44(5) 669
    686.

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During Research method and academic writing you
should find and use two scholarly (scientific)
articles not included on the reading list.How
do I find scholarly articles?For example in of
our databases Business Source Premier
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Search strategies in databases
  • What words should I use when searching?
  • How do I expand my search?
  • How do I limit my search?
  • How do I search using keywords?

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Keywords
  • Thesaurus, Descriptors, subject words, A-Z, Index
    etc.
  • Tags

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Business source premier
  • Business Source Premier is a full text business
    database, covering management, economics,
    finance, accounting, international business.
  • Peer-review
  • Thesaurus

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Thesaurus
Peer-review
Fulltext
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Off-Campus Access to Umea University Library's
databases, e-books and e-journals
  • http//www.ub.umu.se/eng_infosok/eng_hemifr.htm

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Other information sources
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • Encyclopedia Britanica, New Palgrave dictionary
    of economics
  • Books
  • Album

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Quality Internet sources, some examples
  • http//www.europages.com/ (directory of
    companies/products)
  • http//www.euromonitor.com/ (business
    intelligence on industries, countries and
    consumers)
  • http//ec.europa.eu/enterprise/index_en.htm (EU
    DG Enterprise and Industry's website),
    statistics, news
  • http//www.scb.se/default____2154.aspx (swedish
    business statistics)
  • http//epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/porta
    l/eurostat/home/ (EU and candidate countries)

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For internet sources in your reference list
include the following information
  • Name of author, organization, corporation or
    authority
  • Year when information was updated (if available)
  • Name of web page or document
  • Title of web site
  • Complete URL (http//.), and
  • Date when you retrieved the information
  • Example IMF (2010), Statement by an IMF Mission
    to Nicaragua,
  • http//www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2010/pr1084.
    htm (2010-03-12)

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How do I write references?
  • http//libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/harvard.htm
    ?harvard_id_remove88 (Harvard)

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Subject librarians
  • magnus.olsson_at_ub.umu.se
  • stefan.fleig_at_ub.umu.se
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