Research World, Volume 9, 2012
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Article L9.1

Resources for Research Students

» Journals

Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics (JBSGE)
As per the information provided on the website, JBSGE is an on-line peer-reviewed journal with the objective to facilitate the publication of research articles in the related fields of business systems, corporate governance, and ethical issues arising from these areas.

» Masters/PhD Theses

Marina, M. C. (2005). Assessing the rate of return of the adoption of corporate social responsibility initiatives. Doctoral dissertation, College of Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK. Retrieved from http://www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/handle/1842/810

Khan, A. S. (2012). Negotiating financial systems and poverty alleviation logics in microfinance: Macro and micro level dynamics. Doctoral dissertation, The University of Sydney, Australia. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2123/8115

» Articles

Dale, J. B., Kevin L. K., & John E. H. (2003). How to review a paper. Advances in Physiology Education, 27, 47-52. Retrieved from http://advan.physiology.org/cgi/content/full/27/2/47

Bengtson, V. L., & MacDermid, S. M. (2012). How to review a journal article: Suggestions for first-time reviewers and reminders for seasoned experts. Retrieved from http://www.ncfr.org/jmf/jmf-reviewers/reviewer-guidelines

» Software Tools

Mendeley is a free software for managing and sharing research articles, discovering research data and collaborating online. It combines Mendeley Desktop, a PDF and reference management application (available for Windows, Mac and Linux) with Mendeley Web, an online social network for researchers.

» Web Sites

OpenSIGLE: System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe
OpenSIGLE provides open access to SIGLE bibliographical references of reports and other grey literature (GL) produced in Europe until 2005. Examples of GL include technical or research reports, doctoral dissertations, some conference papers, some official publications, and other types of grey literature. The system covers pure and applied science and technology, economics, other sciences, and humanities.

Open Index Initiative (IGIDR Library, Mumbai, India)
The webpage maintains a list of Indian social science journals.

Critical Thinking Web (by Joe Lau & Jonathan Chan)
This resource page created by academics from the University of Hong Kong provides free online tutorials related to critical thinking, logic, scientific reasoning, creativity, and other aspects of thinking skills.

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