Leadership in Today's Global Environment: A Research
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These are only some of the sources that may be useful to you. Please contact me for help with any of your research, BethAnn Zambella, x1428 or email AskUs.
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Academic Search Premier (via EBSCOhost) 1975+.
Large academic multi-disciplinary database, provides full text for more than 4,500 publications. Great starting point for any topic. Find scholarly and popular articles.
Business Source Elite (via EBSCOhost) 1985+. Full-text resources in business, advertising, marketing, management, and finance.
CQ Researcher 1991+.
This online periodical from the Congressional Quarterly research staff presents excellent summaries of current events and pro/con issues, such as poverty, national service, corporate philanthropy, volunteerism and other policy issues.
Humanities International Complete (via EBSCOhost) 1925+. Find articles covering literature, philosophy, the arts, history, and culture.
SocINDEX with Full Text (via EBSCOhost) 1908+. Articles from over 700 sociological journals, covering topics such as abortion, criminal justice, education, gender studies, marriage and family, religion and urban sociology.
Searching the New York Times from 1980+. You can get NY Times articles via LexisNexis Academic. For articles before 1980, use the microfilm on level 1.
Other databases may be useful to you, depending on your specific topic and approach. AskUs for some customized suggestions.
• It's not always easy to distinguish between scholarly, popular and trade sources. See this handy chart for tips.
Use Locate E-Town Journals to see which journals you can get. Some titles are within the High Library itself (in print, microfiche, or microfilm), others are available electronically in various databases. If the journal is held, check to see if the dates you need are available. This is a powerful gateway to about 33,000 titles!
If the periodical you want is in microfilm or microfiche, you can order copies of the articles online by using ILLiad Click on Request an Article and fill out the form. You will receive an email with a link when the article is available, usually within 24-48 hours (M-F).
Articles that are not available either in the library or in library databases can be ordered on interlibrary loan, through ILLiad. ILL can take anywhere from 3-5 business days, on average.
About.com This section on nonprofit orgs includes links to fundraising, writing an annual report, management tools and tips, and trends and statistics.
Carolina Leadership Development Leadership Library Provides topical lists and titles of books you can look for at E-town or request on ILL.
Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership Offers a great collection of servant-leadership resources.
Idealist.org News and resources for nonprofit managers, job-seekers, volunteers and others in the nonprofit sector.
Leader to Leader Institute Includes full-text articles by leadership gurus from their journal, Leader to Leader, as well as other resources.
National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA) A network of state and regional nonprofit associations, NCNA has links on policy issues, resources, news, employment and publications.
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Find background information
Encyclopedia of Human Behavior Ref 150.3 En564 4 volumes
Encyclopedia of Sociology Ref 301.03 En56 2000 5 volumes
Handbook of Psychology Ref 150 H2362 volume 12, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, has a chapter on "Leadership Models, Methods & Applications," pp. 277-307.
International Encyclopedia of Business and Management Ref 650.03 In61 6 volumes
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences Ref 300.3 In61 26 volumes
Statistical abstract of the United States Ref 317.3 Un3s
Evaluating resources, on the Web and off
Evaluating Information Found on the Internet This guide can be applied equally to Internet and non-Internet resources, from Johns Hopkins.
Evaluate Internet Resources UMUC provides a checklist of questions to ask about an Internet resource or any information resource.
Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask UC Berkeley provides a great evaluative framework in a graphically-pleasing chart.
Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages A chart from Cornell's Web site.
What's in a URL? IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) list of generic top-level domain name endings (like .com, .gov).
Writing your Paper
You can get help from a writing tutor at the Center for Student Success/Learning Services at E-town.
Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University can help with any aspect of writing and organizing your thoughts.
University of North Carolina Writing Center offers a great number of handouts to help you begin and finish your paper.
Citing your Sources
APA Style.org Directly from the American Psychological Association.
Citing Electronic Sources--APA Style From the High librarians at Etown.
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