This guide will help you get started on research in your program. There are resources for finding:
And just in case, here are the basics about off-campus access to library resources.
Since your program is online only, there are library services especially for you!
– We will scan print articles for you
– We will mail books (that we own) to you
Of course you have to register for this service: below are links you'll need for it.
The following databases provide the strongest coverage of scholarly journals in business. However, they include more than just scholarly articles: you'll also find articles from some trade, news, and popular magazines, but honestly it is easy to limit your results to scholarly only in both databases.
Use these databases especially when you're researching business issues or theories.
Scholarly articles usually ...
Some of these databases also contain more than just trade journal articles, some scholarly, some popular, even some newswires. But their strength is in their coverage of the trades.
Use these databases when you're researching specific companies or industries.
Trade journal articles usually ...
Here's a short video showing how Find it @ MU works. (About 4 minutes long.)
Two common ways to find out if the Libraries have access to the articles you need:
Click on in the article citation. Another window / tab opens with two possible options:
The MARQCAT record will indicate what years we have in print and/or online, providing call number locations for the print and links to the e-journal. Once at the e-journal, navigate to the volume, issue and page that you need.
Didn't find the article/journal using Find it @MU or MARQCAT? Request the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) by clicking on the link at the bottom of the Find it @MU window or tab. Learn more about ILL here.
Ever wonder why the full-text isn't there? Watch this short video about the Business of Information.