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DBA Program: Finding Empirical Articles

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Article location strategies

There is no "one size fits all" model for locating empirical articles. Call the library (800) 359-5945 for research assistance.

Look for the items that the article should contain in order to be considered "empirical." Use your critical thinking skills to identify them. When searching, type in your topic keyword(s). THEN narrow your search results by limiting your results to:

  1.  Full Text     2. Scholarly/Peer reviewed articles         3. date range of 2010-2016

If you still aren't getting the results you think you should, think about adding "empirical study," OR "research study,"  OR "quantitative," or other similar terms. Using these words will not guarantee empirical articles, but they can help.

 Sample articles from EBSCOHost


Searching library databases for empirical research articles

Need a little help on how to search for research articles? this video will help you understand how to locate these types of articles.