The Business Dynamics course is designed to facilitate the exploration of the fundamentals of business. The ability to gather information and research products, businesses and industries are essential business skills. The Company Research Project and New Product/Service Presentation necessitate your finding company profiles, industry reports and business news for analysis.
- Company Comparison Project provides a short list of the best databases for this project.
- New Product/Service Presentation offers shortcuts to finding information you'll need to complete this assignment
When you need help finding data or evaluating it's quality and citing it, librarians are available for assistance. The Business Librarian is your first point of contact. Drop by her office, chat online with her, email for help or schedule a face to face or virtual appointment. Also librarians are on call by chat or in the library during business hours.
American Psychological Association (APA) style is required for the formatting of citations. In high school, MLA style is the default at most schools, but on the college level, different disciplines use different styles. APA is most commonly used for social sciences such as business.
In order to create a well formatted citation you first need to identify the type of publication. Ask yourself if you are using a newspaper article, report or web site. You will need to know this whether you use a citation generator or build a citation from scratch.
Use one of the reliable sources below for examples of well formated APA citations.APA Style Guide to Electronic References
Purdue OWL: APA
Citing Business Sources Using APA
The Center for Speaking and Presentation in the Tutoring Services office offers guidance and feedback. They offer drop in hours in Old Falvey, 301 Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 4-9pm, or by appointment.