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Management: BADM 391

Selected Databases for Business Research

Beyond Databases

Trade Associations

  • Industry statistics
  • Press Releases
  • White papers


  • Census, Labor, Commerce, much more
  • Searching practices help to find other agencies

What is Plagiarism?

  • Passing off someone else's work as your own, either verbatim or paraphrased is plagiarism.​
  • Plagiarism can be intentional or unintentional.​
  • Plagiarism is stealing other people's ideas and works, and intellectual theft is a serious form of academic dishonesty.​

Purdue OWL: ​

How Do I Prevent Plagiarism?

  • Know when, how, and what to cite.​
  • Plan your research and start early.​
  • Keep track of the resources you use for your research.​


  • Helps the reader better understand your research​ and gives you credit for your work
  • Gives credit to others​' work 
  • Participate in scholarly community/academic discourse​

Citation Tools

Other tools exist, including citation creation within databases. Be sure to verify that any automatically generated citation is correct. 


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