Using Resources
Library Resources
Business Resources
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APA and MLA are types of these.
What are citation styles?
100
Using key words and their synonyms to find information results.
What is a search strategy?
100
Examples of these are SIC and NAICS, which identify the primary business of the establishment and measure economic activity.
What is an industry code?
200
To steal and pass off the ideas or words of another as one's own.
What is plagiarism?
200
A type of publication that has articles which have gone through a peer-review or refereed process.
What is a Scholarly or Academic Journal?
200
An online U.S. Government resource which provides industry revenue data every 5 years?
What is the Economic Census?
300
The type of research which uses the record or evidence derived from an original or primary source.
What is secondary research?
300
A type of publication where authors are specialists in the industry, but there are few references and no-peer review process.
What is a trade publication?
300
A name of a useful business database that has proprietary Company and/or Industry profiles.
What is (any) LexisNexis, Mergent Online, ABI/Inform Complete or ABI/Inform Trade & Industry, IBISWorld?
400
An acronymic tool to evaluate resources.
What is CRAAP? Currency, Relevancy, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.
400
A way to retrieve all items in a database indexed under that topic.
What is subject searching?
400
The name of the report filed annually by every domestic public company to the S.E.C (Securities and Exchange Commission) that gives a comprehensive summary of the company's financial performance.
What is a 10K?
500
Useful resource to find and keep up with current and periodic information on a company or industry.
What is News?
500
A place to go for research help.
What is Ask a Librarian at the Oviatt Library?
500
A compositional example of approach and structure taken from retail, manufacturing and service industries, for entrepreneurs.
What is the Business Plans Handbook?
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