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Organizational Management
Getting Started
  1. To search for BACKGROUND information, use Academic Search Elite
  2. To search for BOOKS and DVDS owned by Sage, use the Libraries Catalog.
  3. To search for JOURNAL, MAGAZINE or NEWSPAPER ARTICLES, use LexisNexis Academic and ProQuest Business
SAGE Research Methods Video Collection

SAGE Research Methods Video Collection - contains more than 125 hours of video, including tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more -- covering the entire research methods and statistics curriculum.

Find Journal Articles

Databases for Organizational Management Research

Academic Onefile Restricted Resource Some full text available
A multi-disciplinary database containing thousands of journals and reference sources.

Academic Search Elite Restricted Resource Some full text available
Provides full text for more than 2,100 journals, including more than 1,700 peer-reviewed titles. It covers a wide variety of topics including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, history, and ethnic studies.

Business Insights: Essentials Restricted Resource
Business reference information, including company fundamentals and histories, investment research reports, industry rankings, profiles and market share data.

Business Review (Albany) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text access to local business news and resources, including the Book of Lists.

Business Source Premier Restricted Resource Some full text available
Country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.

Dissertations & Theses: Full Text Restricted Resource
Comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.

Journals@OVID Restricted Resource Some full text available
A selection of high quality medical and scientific journals from top publishers worldwide.

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available
Replaced by Nexis Uni.

Nexis Uni Restricted Resource
Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.

ProQuest Business Restricted Resource
A subset of Proquest databases covering business and related subjects.

ProQuest Central Restricted Resource Some full text available
Comprehensive research database covering nearly every academic discipline.

PsycARTICLES Restricted Resource Some full text available
A source of full-text scholarly and scientific articles in psychology published by APA and allied organizations.

Sage Journal Portal - Business & Economics Restricted Resource
Access to thousands of online journals covering a broad range of disciplines including Business & Economics.

Locating Journal Articles

When searching for journal articles in the Sage databases, you will need to determine whether the Sage Libraries has full text access.  You will often see links that you can click on to connect directly to an article. Look for "PDF Full Text," "HTML Full Text" or "Linked Full Text" somewhere on the page. Examples are below:

 The Find Full Text symbol indicates that Sage may own the material, but it is housed in a different database or journal. Clicking this link will bring you to the article in full text, if owned by Sage.

If full text access is NOT available through the Sage databases, you may request the journal article via Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

If you have a citation for a specific journal or newspaper article, click here for instructions to learn how to locate the article using the "Journals A-Z" portal.
Find Books

Search the Sage Libraries Catalog for books, eBooks and DVDs:

A keyword search is the default search option in the Libraries catalog. Use the catalog's "Advanced Search" to search by author, title, call number, ISBN number or subject. You may also limit your search to a specific library (Albany or Troy).


RESEARCH TIP: Use a thesaurus to find synonyms to expand your keyword searches.

To find the book on the shelf, you will need to know the library (Albany or Troy), shelving location (Main, New Books, etc.) and call number. This information can be found on the item record (see example below).

If you find a book in the catalog but it is on the opposite campus, storage or otherwise inaccesible, use the "Place Hold" function to request the book. Click here for a short tutorial explaining how to place a hold on an item.


All eBooks owned by Sage can be found by searching the Libraries' catalog. You may also search these collections separately.

Ebook Collection
A collection of over 10,000 eBooks covering a wide range of disciplines.
Ebook Central
A collection of over 70,000 eBooks covering a broad range of subjects.

eBooks may be downloaded to an eReader device. See here for downloading instructions.

Not finding what you need?

Try searching WorldCat, a catalog of books, media and journals in libraries around the world. You can use Sage's Interlibrary Loan service (ILL) to borrow books from other libraries.
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Citing Sources
General Online Guides
Purdue Online Writing Lab

Organizational Management classes typically use APA or MLA citation styles. Copies of both ALA and MLA Handbooks are available at the Albany and Troy Sage Libraries Reference Desks.
Suggested Websites - Government links for business including country and trade data, business and employment data and free governmet publications

FedStats - webpage called "gateway to statistics" for over 100 U.S. Federal Agencies. You can quickly search for data by topic or agency.

IPL2 Business and Economics Directory - reliable business websites chosen by librarians
Evaluating Websites
There are numerous websites and blogs available on the internet but some may not be accurate, creditable or useful. Therefore, you should always carefully evaluate a source - no matter how reliable it seems to be - before using it for your research. Use a TRAP to evaluate materials for quality.

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