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FIN 375 Thesis Paper Research Guide: Resources and Research Tools

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How to Navigate this Guide

This guide provide the research resources for completing FIN 375 Thesis paper research project. These resources include:

a. Library full-text databases: Business Source Complete and EconLit
b. Discovery research tools: Library Search and Google Scholar
c. Reputable newspaper and magazines
d. Journal Quality Ranking
e. APA citation tools and videos
f. Annotated bibliography video
g. Presentation slide template

D. Quality Ranking of Scholarly Journals

SJR Journal Ranking is a more general journal ranking system based on SJR indicator and H-index. Find more about its methodology.

Citescore:  Find more about its methodology.

E. APA Style Citations

Purdue APA Style Guide

Check out the video on how to create a Parenthetical reference (in-text citation): 

Check out the following video to learn how to format Reference Page with APA style:

A. Full-Text Journal Databases

B. Google Scholar (Find it at WCU)

Google Scholar (West Chester University Setup)
Google Scholar-> Settings (clicking three lines at the upper left corner)-> Library Links-> Search West Chester University-> Check the box -> Save; At the search result page, click find it @ WCU to access full-text article.

B. Library Discovery Tools

C. Newspaper, periodicals and reports

New York Times, 1980 - present
Wall Street Journal, 1985 - present
Washington Post, 1987 - present
Los Angeles Times, 1990 - present
Newsweek, 1983 - present
CQ Researcher
Current reports covering a wide range of social, economic, political, and environmental issues.

Business Librarian

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Business Librarian, Assistant Professor
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F. Annotated Bibliography

G. Presentation Slide Template

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