Your subject-specific guide to using library resources.
Bibliographic databases give you an overview of the literature in a subject area. They provide an index to journal articles and conference papers from a wide range of publishers. Many of these databases provide an abstract of a paper, but NOT ALWAYS the full text. Key databases for Business include:
Try Google Scholar for finding scholarly literature on the internet. Google Scholar is particularly good at finding Open Access (freely accessible) scholarly information but a great deal of important literature is still only available through the databases and electronic journals to which the Library subscribes. You should, therefore, use Google Scholar in addition to (and not instead of) our databases and electronic journals.
A good starting point is to identify which journals are highly recommended or are rated/ranked highly. You can do this using:
ABS Academic Journal Quality Guide (you need to create a free username and password on the site before you can view the guide)
Journal Quality List from Harzing.com
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