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MBA 501 Online (2022): Management Essentials: Welcome
This guide is designed to help MBA 501 students in the online course.
Saint Leo University has a world-class library with everything you need for assignments that require research.
Search the library catalog or one of our databases for peer-reviewed articles. Be sure and limit your search by full-text so that you can read the whole article. Be sure and limit your search to peer-reviewed, scholarly sources. The video tutorials below can help you understand how to search using the library catalog or databases.
One of our newest databases. It offers a new and unique way to access information with easy-to-use links directly from the homepage. Contains Company reports, Industry Overviews, Country reports, SWOT analysis, Scholarly journals, Trade Journals like the Wall Street Journal, Video collection, and Ebook collection
Scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text databases (indexes). EBSCO also contains the following subject-specific databases: ATLA, Business Source Premier, CPLI, ERIC, History Reference Center, Literature Reference Center Plus, MLA Directory of Periodicals, MLA International Bibliography, PsycArticles, and PsycINFO. Click "All EBSCOhost Reference Databases" link and checkmark databases/indexes to search more than one database at a time.
Academic multi-disciplinary databases that contain full-text, scholarly articles for research in: the arts, business, current events/news, health and medicine, history, literature and languages, science and technology, and the social sciences.
Select Non Peer-Reviewed Resources
Harvard Business Review and The Wall Street Journal are Trade Journals and are NOT peer-reviewed and NOT considered scholarly. However, they may provide information for some activities in this course. Access Harvard Business Review by going to EBSCO Business Source Complete (see the link to the database above). Then click on Publications near the top of the screen and search for Harvard Business Review to access full-text of articles. There is a one year delay on being able to access the full-text of the articles. You may access only two articles per month if you go directly to the HBR website.
Access the Wall Street Journal by going to ProQuest One Business (see the link to the database above). Watch the video tutorial below for a demonstration.
Credo Reference provides access to sources that can provide basic definitions but it is NOT considered a scholarly source and it is not peer-reviewed, however, it is a credible and reliable source. (access with the links below)
The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management covers a vast range of terminology from all areas of business including management, strategy, finance, human resources, economics, marketing, sales, insurance, and international business.
Contains basic business terms that cover all aspects of business life from the office to the stock exchange and international trade fairs. The vocabulary covers all aspects of everyday business usage: office practice, buying and selling, banking, insurance, stock exchange, warehousing and distribution.
This dictionary should prove useful for those pursuing business courses and for those who need to get to grips with the jargon of the business and management world. It covers all aspects of business from accounting through marketing and organizational behaviour to human resource management.