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Finding scholarly information for your case study
For this assessment you need to find scholarly information to support your case study.
Remember to read all the information on your course website related to your assessment to understand exactly what you need to do.
Once you have read the case study, think about the key ideas and issues it raises.
Try mapping these out in a table or mind map. Think of alternative concepts or synonyms you can incorporate into different searches.
Here is an example table:
|Concept||Synonyms or alternative concepts|
This table is not comprehensive. Once you start searching you may come across more keywords.
For more help creating a search plan see:
For your previous assignment you may have used the Library catalogue or Google Scholar to find relevant information. You can still use these to do some quick searches to help you understand your topic area.
Library catalogue search example:
Tip: Use the 'Tweak my results' menu to limit your search to books or articles.
However, we recommend you use these key business databases:
For more help watch:
Apply the keywords you brainstormed earlier to databases to find relevant references.
Business Source Complete is a key business database that you should become familiar with. It will be useful throughout your studies.
These can help to narrow your search.
Search this database the same way you search Business Source Complete. It is really useful for finding Australian content.
For help writing your assignments or referencing see: