This page was created to help you research for and write your discussion paper.
Refer to your course outline for assessment details.
In addition to referring to the Readings, you may want to find academic sources to include in your assessments.
The Library Catalogue can be a useful starting point in locating academic references. It is like a search engine which searches across the Library’s collection of print and electronic books, DVDs, journals and theses, together with journal and newspaper articles from numerous databases.
To do a search, try using
At the results list you can:
Business Source Complete 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 Complete.
You can limit your search by date range and to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals from the box on the left hand side of the results screen.
Google Scholar Scholar searches only within academic or scholarly sites, rather than over the whole internet like a regular Google Search. For more information on using Google Scholar, have a look at our Beyond Google for your Research Guide.
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.
If you're not familiar with reflective writing as an assignment task, this video and resourced below it may assist you to understand what is required.
You also need to understand the requirements of your assignment. The Student Engagement Unit has created a suite of resources called Study Help that can help you understand different assignment types.
Remember when writing your case analysis to:
Have a look at:
Watch the below video about report writing, and check out these resources from the Student Engagement Unit about successfully working in a group:
Need help referencing? Follow the roadmap!
What do you do with all those references you have found?
Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. There are also many free systems available.
Watch Managing Your References or have a look at the Managing References guide to decide which tool is best for you and then get started.