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Librarians Available for Reseach Help! 

David Lam Librarians are available to provide research help virtually via  Zoom, email and chat ! Please visit here for more information on how to get research help!

Research Guides: 

Many of your class assignments will require you to find high quality information on an industry, company, consumer group, location or business topic.

  • 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.

David Lam Management Research Library  

 

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
  • Accuracy
  • Currency
  • Bias
  • Purpose

Evaluating Information Sources guide   UBC Library How to Cite guide  

Top research topics

Companies, industries or markets
Case competitions prep
Startups and entrepreneurship
International business
Finance and investment

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