The organization of the future is held together by information – working in such an organization will require literacy to obtain the necessary internal and external information to do our jobs”. --Peter Drucker
The student who is information literate uses
information accurately and creatively (ALA Standard 3 ).
- The student who is information literate manages information skillfully
and effectively in a variety of contexts. That student organizes
and integrates information from a range of sources and formats in
order to apply it to decision making, problem solving, critical thinking,
and creative expression (ALA).
The student [r]ecognizes that accurate and comprehensive
information is the basis for intelligent decision making (ALA Indicator 2 of Standarad 1)
Core business research is about companies, industries and the economy—national and international. The life cycle of such information is a resuable resource. The cycle is not linear.
There are two main resources (finding tools) that will assist in locating books and other items located in the University Libraries and in other libraries.
WorldCat R The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 45 million bibliographic records. Locate books, journals and other publications in libraries around the world.
Databases: Economic Research
Databases: Company/Industry Databases
To locate electronic journals go to Sterling and choose a subject search. Type: decision making--ejournal
Citing Your Sources
- APA (from ProQuest)
- Chicago/Turabian Author-Date Citation Style The Chicago Manual of Style (from ProQuest)
- Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, The Chicago Manual of Style (from ProQuest
- MLA, Modern Language Association From ProQuest)