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Business Research

A guide to CBU Library's Business Resources. Access the MBA Research Guide at:
  • CBU's Writing Centre [Room 110, B Block on CBU Campus] can help with the writing process. Purdue University's OWL is an excellent web resource that may help you with the research and writing process.
  • Writers Workshop - Online Resources

Avoiding Plagiarism

If you don’t understand rules of quotation, citation etc., it is possible to plagiarize someone else’s work without knowing that you are doing it.

  • Using a direct quote without acknowledgment is plagiarism.
  • Using someone else's ideas without acknowleding those ideas is also plagiarism. 

If you are still unsure about what constitutes plagiarism, visit Plagiarism 101. It is a great guide!

APA Citation for Business

The APA Citation Guide includes guides and tools, plus specific examples for citing in APA style 

It is important you understand your responsibility to conduct your studies and research ethically.  The Academic Integrity Guide will provide the tools and skills you need.


Zotero - Great for Saving and Managing References

Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. It is very easy to use and, with the upgrade to Zotero 5.0 for Windows in July 2017 the download and install is more straightforward.  Video tutorial material for the new Windows version plus new tutorials on the Mac version of Zotero will be added to this guide as it is available in the meantime, these resources may be useful: