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BUS 3050 Business Communication: Getting Started

Google Scholar

Easiest way to find scholarly articles is Google Scholar. The problem? Being asked to pay for content that you may have access to through the library. The solution? Use the link below. It will allow you to authenticate through your mycalstatela identity and automatically link to library content when it is available


Search for other e-books. These are mostly business, technology, leadership, management and finance related. Can be useful starting points for understanding an issue or topic in a comprehensive way.

Links to Business Literature Databases

The links below are to the databases most useful for researching your paper for BUS 3050:

Does your topic require company/industry research?

If your topic requires researching a company and the industry in which it operates use the following links:

Other databases that might be useful

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