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MGT 301: Management Principles: Getting Started

A guide for students working on their research paper assignment for MGT 301

How to Use this Guide

This guide will help you write your paper for MGT 301. It covers searching for articles using library databases and other resources, citing articles both by hand and using citation management software, and best practices for reading scholarly articles. This guide is broken into the following sections:

Library Databases: This tab lists the best databases for finding management-related articles. It also has a link to our A-Z database list for articles in other fields.

Citing: This tab provides a number of resources related to writing citations. It also provides instructions for using Zotero, a free citation manager that tracks your sources and requires no copying and pasting.

Citation Tracing: If you have an article you like, this tab will help you find older articles cited in its bibliography as well as newer articles that cite yours.

Reading Scholarly Articles: Reading scholarly articles isn't exactly like reading magazine articles or books. This tab suggests some best practices to read efficiently.

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