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BUSI 1020: Business Communications (Will Thurber)

Business Librarian

Business Journal Articles

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Find journal articles, news stories, company, country or industry profiles and more in these databases.

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Evaluate Your Sources

  1. Checklist IconAuthor
  • What are the author's credentials and affiliations?
  • Is the publisher or journal known and reputable?

 

  1. Publisher
  • Who is the publisher? Are they reputable? It is an academic press?

 

  1. Accuracy
  • Does the author provide references to support their statements?
  • Is the source peer-reviewed? (Has the information been verified by other professionals or researchers in the field?)

 

  1. Currency
  • How current does your information need to be?
  • What is the publication date?
  • Is the information outdated?
  • Is it a key historical piece of literature on your topic?

 

  1. Coverage
  • Who is the audience: the general public, professionals, or researchers?
  • Is the information general or in-depth?

 

  1. Point of View
  • Is the information balanced and without bias?
  • Does the author have a specific goal or objective? (For example: to persuade, to entertain, to inform?)

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This guide was created by Ontario Tech Libraries and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License, except where otherwise noted. 

Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License