Research & Writing Tips

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RESEARCH AND WRITING TIPS Accessing Library Databases In order to search articles, newspaper clips, book chapters, etc. you will need to use the database services offered by GMU’s library system. There are multiple steps involved in this process, which will be described in the following. Should you have more specific questions concerning literature searches in general and the use of GMU’s search databases, please contact a librarian at Fenwick Library or at the Johnson Center library. Librarians can offer useful tips for search terms, search techniques, and databases that might be useful for your search. You may also login to WebCT using the following username and password for a comprehensive set of research aids. Username: library ; Password: basics 1) Identify the database you would like to search From the list of databases below, choose one database to start your search. ABI-Inform : provides a search mechanism for scholarly business journals. PsycInfo : provides a search mechanism for scholarly business, psychology, and social sciences journals Lexis Nexis : provides searches of newspapers and magazines such as Business Week, New York Times, Washington Post, etc. ProQuest : provides search in scholarly business and psychology journals 2) Enter the chosen database To access ABI-Inform, Lexis Nexis, or PsycInfo: Go to library.gmu.edu Click on “Databases” on the right-hand side. If you log on from home, you will have to have your GMU user name and email password ready. Choose “ABI-Inform”, “Lexis Nexis”, or “PsycInfo” from the list You have now entered the database To access ProQuest: Go to library.gmu.edu Click on “Databases” on the right-hand side. If you log on from home, you will have to have your GMU user name and email
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course MGMT 301 taught by Professor Soleymani during the Fall '09 term at George Mason.

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