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This engaging course will teach you key skills, such as how to correctly cite the reference and paraphrase other people's work, and will better equip you to avoid intentionally or unintentionally plagiarizing.
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EBSCO Research Starters - Business provides business students with a solid foundation for their research and assignments. Topic summaries help students grasp the broad outlines of a subject, understand real-world applications, critically engage with the topics and locate sources for advanced scholarly research.
Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies (EEMCS) is an online platform of case studies covering a variety of business-related subjects. These case studies offer practical insights into “real world” situations giving students/researchers a chance to discuss the business problems and enhance their critical thinking. The studies are peer-reviewed and focus on business decision making and management development throughout global emerging markets.
Subject covered includes Accounting, Advertising, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, etc.
Total 1878 cases include Emerald Emerging Market Case studies 784, The Case Journal 281, Darden School of Business 359, Kelloggs School of Management 413, CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Cases), 24, Fudan Business School 17.
Click here to view case title list.
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Grammarly is a tool designed to evaluate writing and offer suggestions for improving grammar and punctuation. Following are some features of Grammarly product: - Help with subject-verb agreement-pronoun reference comma use and many other grammatical issues - make vocabulary suggestions - make recommendations to avoid wordiness - improve student grammar if tutorials are carefully read and followed - check work for plagiarism against documents on the Internet
Oxford Bibliographies Online is a series of selective, discipline-focused, online guides to the essential literature in subjects in the humanities and social sciences, as identified by editors and editorial boards selected by the Oxford University Press. Individual guides are updated quarterly, with 50-75 entries added per year to each subject area, as well as revisions to existing entries; entries provide synoptic, a bibliographic guide to the key literature and most useful online resources in a given area of research. IIMA users have access to Communications, Education, Environmental Science, International Law, Management Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, and Sociology.
WRDS is the Wharton Research Data Service that is mainly a very convenient research platform to manage the large data sets and its subscription includes about 14 free databases. WRDS provides the user with one location to access over 200 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Finance, Marketing, and Economics.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Scopus delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
The online Dictionary is a dynamic resource for economists containing hyperlinked cross-references within articles, and it features carefully selected and maintained links to related sites, as well as incorporating quarterly additions and updates. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online offers search and browse facilities, both full text and advanced. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists.
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- My Library (Koha): Library account management
- Institutional Repository (IR): Information on IIMA publications
- Discovery: Single search for all library resources
- A-Z Databases: Searching subscribed databases
- A-Z eJournals: Searching subscribed eJournals
- Subject Guide: Searching library resources on specific topics
- Remote Access: Accessing library resources outside the campus
- Online Payment: Library payments online
- Discussion Rooms: Booking library discussion rooms
- Research Assistance: Getting research help/assistance
- ILL Request: Getting learning materials not available in the library
- Research Training/Orientation Request: Training on library resources/services
- Ask a Librarian: Asking any query related to library
- FAQs: Getting answers to common queries
The Vikram Sarabhai Library (VSL) is named after Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, world renowned physicist and founding Director of IIMA. It was set up in 1962 and is one of the best management libraries in Asia. The library is open 24x7. Our mission is to facilitate convenient and user friendly access to current, global and relevant information by identifying, acquiring, organizing and retrieving information in various formats (print & non print) to serve the information needs of the academic fraternity of IIMA to meet their teaching, research, consulting, training and learning requirements.
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