Research for assignments
Many of your class assignments will require you to find high quality information on an industry, company, consumer group, location or business topic.
Visit our website to find online resources on business and management topics, or drop by our research help desk, Monday-Friday, 1-4pm in the Canaccord Learning Commons for a one-to-one consultation with a business librarian.
- Find books, articles, library databases and websites on topic-based online research guides.
- Find guides to researching assignments for selected courses (e.g., COMM 296, COMM 390) on course guides.
Evaluate and cite information sources
Reputable business information comes from a variety of sources. You may need to find information from library databases and/or freely available internet sources. It's important for you to evaluate your sources to ensure that you are using reputable and appropriate information. Consider:
- Author/organization credentials
Top research topics
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Data sources for popular finance and investment topics.