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TOUR 5003: Sustainable Destination Management

1. TOUR 5003: Tourism: Impacts and Sustainability

This guide was created to help you find information for your assessment tasks for TOUR 5003. Please consult your Course Outline to see assessment details.

It also includes a section on finding case studies for assessment 2.

2. How to plan your search

You will need to find credible information for all of your assignments. Knowing how to do this effectively will save you time.

Watch this short video (2 min 26 sec) to get tips on planning an effective search.

3. Finding information

You're required to use academic references in your assignments and the Library Collection is a great place to find them.

Search the Library Collection to find relevant journal articles, books, and other resources in the collection.

To do a search, try using:

  • "double quotes" for phrases
  • truncation* to find the plural and other forms of a word
  • connect using AND, OR and NOT

Sample library search: "food tourism" AND sustainab*

Refine your results using the filters on the right hand side of the page to:

  • Limit to articles from Peer Reviewed publications 
  • Limit by Date eg 2019 to 2024

Business Source Ultimate provides information covering all areas of business including accounting and finance; banking; finance and insurance; construction; computer science; economics and more. Includes country economic reports as well as detailed company profiles.

This is an example of an Advanced Search using Business Source Ultimate.

Sample database search: tourism AND culture OR environment* AND sustainab*

You can refine your results (Publication Date, Peer Reviewed, etc.) using the filters on the left hand side of the results screen.

Google Scholar searches academic or scholarly sites, rather than the whole internet like a regular Google Search.
For more information on Google Scholar, have a look at our video Choosing where to search (2 min 31 sec).

By accessing Google Scholar from within the library website, you will be able link directly to articles that the Library has access to by clicking on the Full-text at UniSA link.

Example Google Scholar search: "cultural tourism" sustainability

4. Reflective writing – Assessment 1

If you're not familiar with reflective writing as an assignment task, this video (2 min 15 sec) can help you understand what's required.

Case studies

This short video (4 min 7 sec) introduces you to case studies - what they are and how they're used.

See the following links for more on writing and using case studies:

Tip: Want to find existing tourism case studies instead? Try searching Tourism Databases or Google Scholar for your topic; and add the term "case study" to your search. We've also created a printable How to guide to help you get started.

Referencing support

Managing your references

What do you do with all those references you have found? Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references.

There are many free systems available. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. For more information see the EndNote guide.