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Wikipedia and encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks

Use encyclopedias, handbooks and dictionaries to understand a topic, make sure you are using the right words to describe your topic and take note of new words or expressions that appear as you are searching.

Access all online business encyclopedias, handbooks and dictionaries.

Use Articles to Research the Best Business Paper Ever

Finding sources or information for your papers involves much more than searching Google and picking from the top hits. You are expected to find (and graded on) the best, most recent and authoritative document. Usually, it means quoting and using peer-reviewed articles from scholarly sources. The videos above explain these concepts in greater details.

If you are in a hurry, just make sure you use the "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" tick-box from the search page of Business Source Complete or the "peer-reviewed" tick-box from ProQuest Business Databases. You will only get peer-reviewed or scholarly articles in your results. 

Remember to select the articles in Business Source Complete or ProQuest Business Databases. You then can send the information to your RefWorks account and create your bibiographies automatically in your word processor. Watch a video on using RefWorks.

NEVER use the "full text" tick-box from Business Source Complete or ProQuest Business Databases because you will miss out on many articles we have full-text access to in other databases. Just use the "Find it @ Concordia" button when browsing results and let our system verify if we have full-text access to an article from another database. Literaly, we have thousands of databases and Business Source Complete or ProQuest Business Databases allows you to discover articles we have access to.


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