Welcome to this Course Guide.
Audience: CUW students in OLA599/899: Graduate Research Project
Help Available: If you need help, please contact librarians with Ask a Librarian or on the Library Tab in the Portal (phone, email, chat)
How to Use: Start at the top and view the tabs in order. Then, come back to tabs individually as you work through the research process.
- Use ebooks and reference books to learn the history and vocabulary of your topic
- Create a solid research question, but be prepared to narrow or broaden your question based on what research is available.
- Use subject terms for your concepts when possible in databases.
- Check out our other Help Guides on Literature Searching and Writing With Sources
ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest) (Includes: ABI/INFORM Dateline; ABI/INFORM Global; ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry) –journal articles & case studies.
☆Business (ProQuest) With 1 click search 9 of ProQuest’s business databases. Includes scholarly articles.
☆Gale OneFile: Business (Gale) Provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.
☆Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost) Comprehensive full-text coverage and indexing and abstracts for the scholarly business journals covering marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance, and more. In addition, detailed company reports information for the largest public and private companies. Data includes financials, subsidiaries, products, employees, industry information, case studies, SWOT analyses, market research reports, country reports and more.
Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCOhost) With hundreds of full-text, scholarly journals, the Religion & Philosophy Collection provides an in-depth collection of resources covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Religion Database (ProQuest) Covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest.
Instructions for Finding Journals By Title in Primo
- Open Primo Journal Title Search
- Search for the Journal’s Title.
- Click on the Journal in the search results.
- Find the box to search inside the journal for keywords.
Journal TitlesJournal of Managerial Psychology International Journal of Servant Leadership Leadership & Organization Development Journal Journal of Applied Christian Leadership
Looking for some suggestions for Primo or databases? Try combining a few of these keywords or phrases.
- “servant leadership”
- “transformational leadership”
- servant leadership – religious aspects – Christianity
- “organizational effectiveness”
- “corporate culture”
- corporations – sociological aspects
- “personnel management”
- “work-life balance”
- “stress management”
- “work and family”
- “job satisfaction”
- “employee motivation”
Search for books in Primo, CUW Library’s online search tool.
Duening, T. N. (Ed.). (2016). Leading the positive organization : Actions, tools, and processes. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.cuw.ezproxy.switchinc.org/lib/cuw-ebooks/detail.action?docID=4460037