SOURCES OF REFERENCES

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SOURCES OF REFERENCES by Mind Map: SOURCES OF REFERENCES

1. Textbooks

1.1. Useful sources of theory in a specific area

1.2. ADVANTAGE

1.2.1. They can cover a broad range of topics

1.2.2. Offer good starting point from which to find more detail sources like journal. theses

1.3. DISADVANTAGE

1.3.1. They tend to be less up to date than journals

2. Journals

2.1. Important sources of up to date information

2.2. Article in academic journals have generally been peer-review

3. Theses

3.1. PnD theses often contain complete review of literature in a specific area.

3.2. Most theses include several empirical chapters

4. Conference Proceedings

4.1. useful in providing the latest research or research not been published

4.2. its very up to date

4.3. the resources quite valuable

5. Unpublished Munuscripts

5.1. APA define - any information sources that is not officially released by individual, publishing house & other company

5.2. Often very up to date

6. Reports

7. Newspaper

7.1. Provide up to date business information

7.2. useful sources to specific market, industry or company information

7.3. Opinion not always unbiased

8. Internet

8.1. is unregulated & unmonitored

8.2. helpful sources to assess quality online information