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Finding & Selecting Articles

To Find Articles through Miller Library:

• Use the Summon search box to search for your terms and limit results by Journal Articles.
• Select a database from All Databases A-Z or from Subject Guides

    To Select a Database, Ask yourself:

    • What are keywords that describe my topic?
    • What type of information am I looking for?
    • Will a news article from Time or Newsweek provide me with the information that I need?
    • Will I need to find a more in depth article from a peer-reviewed journal?
    • Am I looking for facts to support my claim?

      Peer-Reviewed / Scholarly / Academic Journals

      Called by a variety of names (peer-reviewed, refereed, scholarly, academic, etc.) these publications are targeted for an academic audience and sent through an editorial process by experts in the same subject area

      • Harvard Business Review (Indexed in ABI-Inform)
        Miller Library holds issues of HBR in house from 1987 to present, and is indexed in ABI-Inform from 1971 to present. Only the years 1997-2000 are available full-text electronically online through Gale. If you are a distance education student and want a HRB article we hold, please contact us and we can scan and email the article to you.
      • American Economic Association
        The collection includes 7 economic journals: "American Economic Review, "Journal of Economic Literature," Journal of Economic Perspectives," "AEJ: Applied Economics," "AEJ: Economic Policy," "AEJ: Macroeconomics," and "AEJ: Microeconomics." All fields of economics are included in at least one of the journals.
      • Accounting & Tax
        This is the quintessential accountant"s database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
      • Banking Information Source
        This database enables you to search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends
      • SAGE Premier
        A full-text collection of academic journals with various titles in the business area.
      • Wiley Online Library
        A fulltext journal collection covering a wide range of subject areas such as business, computing, economics, health sciences, humanities, law, life and physical sciences, mathematics, medicine, social and behavioral sciences, and the arts.
      • Christian Business Academy Review (CBAR)
        The Christian Business Academy Review (CBAR) is devoted to promoting Christian business education through publication of faith-based articles that focus on Research in Business Education, Creative Instruction, Curriculum Development and Professional Issues.
      • ProQuest Asian Business & Reference
        This database focuses on business and financial news from the eastern hemisphere. It covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications.
      • ProQuest Entrepreneurship
        This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners.
      • Morningstar Investment Research Center
        MorningstarĀ® Investment Research Center offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds.

      Magazines and Trade Journals

      Usually presented in glossy paper with lots of color and photographs or in multimedia websites, business magazines are written for a popular audience with a general knowledge of business. Trade journals are similar, but written for a specific region or industry.

      • LEXIS-NEXIS Academic  
        Search full text newspapers, company news and financial info, international/federal/state legal information, medical and health information (some abstracted), as well as general reference resources.

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