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BUS5 140: Fundamentals of Operations Management

Resources to help your research

Tips on Research and Professional & Scholarly Writing

Bibliographic Styles and Writing Tips & Tools

APA or MLA? See and choose for yourself at or copy & paste this URL to your browser.

Avoiding Plagiarism - Best practices and tips to help you avoid plagiarism, plus an interactive quiz; another tutorial for upper level and graduate students

Citing & Writing - Get writing tips, APA, MLA, Chicago citation styles, and learn about RefWorks (a 3rd party tool to help you store, share, and manage search results)

Distance Learning - Links to services to help you complete your distance coursework successfully

Evaluating Information - Learn to think more critically about the content of articles and other information resources. Is it relevant to your topic? Is it current? Is it scholarly?

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles - How do you identify peer-reviewed article sources

Distinguishing Primary vs Secondary Sources handouts compiled by Princeton University Library and UCSC Library

Search Tips - Learn to broaden or narrow your search results by using <AND> <OR> <NOT> or <TRUNCATION> for better results

Research tools to help you better manage research and search results