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MUI1020HF: Civic Engagement and Economic Development
A research guide for MUI1020 students completing their case study assignment
Knowing HOW to search is just as important as knowing WHERE to search.
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SSRN is a repository of "early stage research" - working papers, pre-prints and conference proceedings. While not peer-reviewed per se, a significant percentage of the content found here is intended for publication in a peer-reviewed journal or other scholarly source. This source could also be considered grey literature.
Full-text may not be available in all instances. Try using the Library's e-journals or a Web search to find the paper in this instance. Optional free accounts are available.
Offers broad coverage of the journal literature. However, it does not offer an easy way to filter for peer reviewed articles. Watch this video to learn how to sync Google Scholar with UTL's journal holdings for seamless full-text article access.
Another major multidisciplinary database. Covers 21,000+ sources from science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Scopus also allows you to create alerts that will notify you when an article or an author is cited. A free individual Elsevier account is required to create an alert.
Indexes 2200+ management and business academic and trade & industry journals, with most articles in full-text. Business Source Premier is the only library database that includes the full-text and PDF versions of articles from Harvard Business Review.
The major index or database for economics research. International in coverage and includes book chapters, working papers, and other materials as well as articles. Useful for targeting topics with an economics aspect.
A comprehensive database of journal articles on architecture and design. Covers city planning and historic preservation as well as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design and decoration.
Database for physical and human geography, earth and environmental sciences, ecology, and related disciplines, focusing on the human and social impacts on both. Hosted on Elsevier's Engineering Village platform.
Database of scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.
A collection of journals, e-books, and research reports in the field of sustainability. Topics covered include green buildings, land use policy, sustainable cities, sustainable urban infrastructure, transportation planning, and urban development. Content available includes 100+ journals from over 20 disciplines, over 5000+ research reports from 30+ leading think tanks around the world. Also included are open access journals and e-books.
Learn more about JSTOR Sustainability Collection here.