Class Research Guides
||Please visit the LTCC Library for in depth research help. When classes are in session the Library is open:
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays.
BUSINESS 100 RESOURCES
Got a paper due? Library staff are available to assist you from the start to the finish, from selecting your topic to polishing the footnotes. We recommend you use this page to launch your research.
Choose your topic:
Browse LTCC Library print magazines such as:
- The Economist
- Wall Street Journal
What other magazines does LTCC Library subscribe to? Check out our periodical titles, such as these, which are available online:
- Business America
- Business Week
- Business Economics : The Journal of the National Association of Business Economists
- Investor's Business Daily
- Journal of Education for Business
- Kiplinger Business Forecast
- Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics : QJBE
- Women in Business
Pinpoint keywords and synonyms on your topic.
Use keyword or subject search options in the LTCC Library Catalog to learn what Library of Congress call numbers are assigned to your topic.
Browse the shelves. In a pinch, when the library is closed, you should be able to find portions of books on your topic by searching Google Books.
Scan academic periodicals and web sites:
Academic Search Elite - offers full text for nearly 2,000 scholarly journals, including nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed titles.
MasterFILE Premier provides full text articles and general reference publications dating as far back as 1975.
The New York Times - Online edition of the newspaper's news and commentary.
Opposing Viewpoints - Arguments pro and con, with statistics
RAND California - is an online source for California statistics.
Also consider these recommended web sites:
Review, refine & critique:
Do you have a focussed thesis? Is the data gathered so far too broad? Then narrow the search.
Is it biased unfairly towards one point of view? Then broaden your search.
Prepare your Bibliography:
Use consistent citation formatting such as APA or MLA styles. For more information, see Style Guides for specific examples.
Your library is here to help you. (530) 541-4660 ext. 232