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MBA 506: Welcome

Getting Started

Welcome to the library's course guide for MBA 506.

Here is what we covered in the library session:

Developing a Search Strategy

  • Keyword searching

Finding articles

  • Getting started with your searching
  • Searching in Business Source Complete: Finding articles focused on business and industry
  • Searching in Google Scholar: Using the library link to access, “Cited By” and “Related Articles” functions
  • How to identify an academic article

Industry research

  • How can professional and trade associations help you better understand your industry? Searching for association websites in Google
  • Accessing IBISWorld Reports (via the library’s databases) to learn more about your industry, particularly in the Canadian context

Getting research help


Slides from Library Session


Subject Guide

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Meg Ecclestone
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