Interested in Getting Published? Resources for Carrying Out Your Own Research!
Interested in conducting original research or getting your research published? Our InfoGuide on Faculty Publishingcontains helpful information. Below you will find resources for conducting original research, writing a thesis, and managing citations.
Helpful Sources for Learning Business Research Methods
SAGE Research Methods is a library database and is an online research tool that connects you to over 100,000 pages of SAGE research methods books, journals, and reference material with advanced search features. Here, researchers, faculty, and students can explore methods concepts to design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct research, and write up findings.
Offering students and instructors a coverage of business research topics backed by theory, this work focuses on managerial decision making. It presents and organizes topics and applications in a manner that allow students to understand business research topics and functions.
Research Methods for Business: A Skill-Building Approach is a concise and straightforward introduction for students to the world of business research. The skill-building approach provides students with practical perspectives on how research can be applied in real business situations. There is now an increased emphasis on the relationship between the scientific and the pragmatic approaches to research, while the key concepts are explored and applied to real-life research throughout the book.
A detailed yet concise handbook clarifying all the major terms needed for a thorough understanding of key research methodology concepts in business and management. An invaluable guide for students at all levels seeking assistance with projects, research proposals, dissertations and theses; including case studies and suggestions for further reading.
A Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. Users can use these references in writing their papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds. As a web-based product, RefWorks is available to users across various platforms including Windows, Mac, and Unix. Pepperdine users also have access to Write-N-Cite
Helps authors locate journals that might publish his/her article by providing information about journal submission guidelines, acceptance rates, review process and other pertinent information about journals in areas of business, computer science/business information systems, education, and psychology.