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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.
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.
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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.
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.
Web of Science is a multidisciplinary research citation indexing database, provides complete bibliographical data, citations, and abstracts to the journal articles, book chapters, and proceeding papers across a wide range of disciplines, i.e., sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities. It covers peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals/books, including open access published worldwide. The collection includes the following citation indices:
(1) Science Citation Index Expanded (1990–present)
(2) Social Sciences Citation Index (1990–present)
(3) Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1990–present)
(4) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990–present)
(5) Emerging Sources Citation Index (2005-present)
(6) Book Citation Index (2005-present)
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Python is a widely used high-level programming language and plays a major role in large-scale data analytics applications. WRDS provides a direct interface for Python access and allowing native querying of WRDS data right within the Python program.
R is a programming language and a software environment for statistical computing and research, and offers robust data analytics and information processing capabilities. It includes powerful tools to analyze and interpret data, particularly via its graphing and plotting capabilities, and it is popular among data scientists and programmers. WRDS provides a direct interface for R access and allowing native querying of WRDS data right within the R program.
SAS is a powerful research software for advanced analytics, multivariate analyses, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics. SAS offers robust and mature feature data analytics. WRDS provides all data in SAS format and allowing native querying of WRDS data right within the SAS programs.
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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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