BU 409 Business and Public Policy
Instructor: Robert Letovsky
Librarian: Marilyn Scoville
- APA Style for citing and documenting (from Purdue University Online Writing Lab)
- Databases for locating articles about business related topics
Online databases such as Academic Search Premierand Expanded Academic ASAP provide access to magazine and journal articles. These two databases cover a broad selection of publications, some scholarly and some for a more popular audience. Both databases allow you to limit your searches to scholarly "peer reviewed" publications or to popular press magazines such as Newsweek or to trade magazines.
Business Insights: Company /industry reports, newspaper, magazine articles
Business Source Complete: Articles with industry/company reports, product reviews, analysis, reports, news
ABI-INFORM Complete: Reports, magazine and journal articles
ABI-INFORM Dateline Includes local and regional business publications with news articles on local businesses and local markets
- Examples of articles from databases
Multi-agency initiative challenges businesses to "Make it in America". (2012, Oct 18). Federal Grants and Contracts 36(22), 1.
Amuedo-Dorantes, C., & Bansak, C. (2012). The Labor Market Impact of Mandated Employment Verification Systems. American Economic Review, 102(3), 543-548. doi:10.1257/aer.102.3.543
Pomeranz, J. L. (2012). The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar Labeling Regulations: They Are Achievable and Overdue. American Journal of Public Health, 102(7), e14-e20. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300732
Library Catalog - SMC books, dvds, etc
WorldCat--books in libraries around the world; request materials through Interlibrary Loan
Congressional Research Service reports
example : Mayer, G. (2008, Oct 24). Child Labor in America: History, Policy, Legislative Issues. CRS Report RL31501. Retrieved from http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/RL31501_20081024.pdf
Thomas...Legislative --information from the Library of Congress, current and past legislation is searchable by legislative session, act name, keyword, etc. http://thomas.loc.gov
Legal journals, laws, and cases are searchable in the LexisNexis Academic database.
Law Library of Congress--the national library of the U.S. provides histories of legal topics such a campaign finance, health care...http://www.loc.gov/law/
example: State Legislation on comprehensive health care coverage http://www.loc.gov/law/help/statehealthplans/index.php