Finding articles using Laurier's databases
Start with the database, Business Source Complete
- For academic articles, click on the "peer review" link
- In order to find the best matches, re-sort the articles by "relevance" rather than "date newest."
Choose good search terms
- Using keywords effectively (Laurier Library video: 3.29)
Evaluate your sources
- Relevance - Does this information answer my research question?
- Authority - Who wrote this, and who did they cite?
- Date - When was this information created or updated?
- Appearance - Does it look professional/ academic?
- Reason - Was this information created to inform, sell, educate, entertain, or persuade?
(Adapted from guides.lib.uwo.ca/writing/evaluatingresources)
Understanding Plagiarism (Laurier Library video: 4:48)
How to cite in APA style (Laurier Library video: 4:00)
APA formatting and style (from Purdue)
Writing Resources (from Laurier Brantford's Centre for Student Success)
Library support for international students
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