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To find journal and magazine articles on a particular topic, use one or more of the databases available on the FLITE Web site. These databases provide indexing to thousands of journal titles.
2 good databases for articles on technology:
ABI INFORM combines business and industry journals with international and scholarly content. Many important titles are available in full text.
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts provides abstracts from 757 titles, and broadly covers science and technology.
3 good places to look for business, company, and industry information:
Business and Company Resource Center
Lexis Nexis Academic Universe
Gale's Business and Company Resource Center and the "Get Company Info" box of Lexis Nexis Academic Universe provide access to extensive information about companies and industries.
Datamonitor provides in-depth market information on a global scale. Content includes over 3,000 industry profiles and most company profiles include a SWOT analysis.
Suggestions to retrieve better/more results:
- Search topic as both a keyword and subject
- Combine terms with AND or OR
- Set date ranges limit to a specific time
- Use quotes for phrases
Are all websites created equal?
Use one of these guides to help evaluate websites.
Internet Resources Evaluation
Resource Evaluation guide from University of California at Berkeley
Ask a Reference Librarian.
You can find librarians at the Oval Information Desk located on the First Floor of FLITE, by phone at 231-591-3602, by email, or via chat. More information is available at FLITE help.
FLITE Tutorials can also help you get started.
Plagiarism tutorials and self-help guides, plus a link to step-by-step citation assistance.
Citations - a FLITE guide
A guide to understanding citations, and a link to different online citation management tools that can help you input your sources and create your bibliographies.
Contact: Fran Rosen/ Email / Phone: 231-591-3043 / Office: FLITE 414C
Don't forget, you are welcome to come to the Oval Information Desk and ask for help any time. You can also call us 231-591-3602 or chat with us.
Last update: January 24, 2012