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BMGT 6311 - Harrison - Fall 2022: Home

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Getting the Mindset

  • Authority Is Constructed and Contextual
  • Information Creation as a Process
  • Information Has Value
  • Research as Inquiry
  • Scholarship as Conversation
  • Searching as Strategic Exploration

Table of Contents

Use the tabs above to navigate through this guide. Below is a short description of what you can find under each tab.

Literature Reviews tab:

  • What lit reviews are
  • How to start one
  • Why do them

Literature Search tab:

  • Search strategies
  • Databases to try
  • Which tool to use when

Evaluate & Organizing

  • Tips on article evaluation
  • Tips to organize your sources


  • How to incorporate your sources
  • APA tips on writing
  • UIW Graduate Writing Support information

APA Citing

  • Citation management software
  • APA citing links
  • Why cite

Methodologies & Stats

  • Links to helpful resources about different methodologies
  • Links to IRB information
  • Links to helpful resources about statistics


Librarianship is a collaborative effort. We rely on one another for good ideas and the generosity to share them. This guide was put together in part based on guides by Chris Edwards at UT-Dallas, Ken Lyons at UC-Santa Cruz, and Kathleen Hanna from IUPUI.

Some content used in this guide was adapted/reused from Literature Review - A Self-Guided Tutorial which was created by Kathleen Hanna, with contributions from Sara Lowe and Ted Polley (all with IUPUI University Library) and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Content used in the Literature Review Self Guided tutorial adapted from Writing at the University of Toronto's "The Literature Review: A Few Tips On Conducting It" and The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill's "Literature Reviews."

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