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date: 20 May 2024

6. p. 110Reading and Searching for Informationlocked

6. p. 110Reading and Searching for Informationlocked

  • Kevin GallagherKevin GallagherNewcastle Business School, Northumbria University


This chapter begins with exploring how to read effectively for academic study and then looks at some of the typical sources of information available to business and management students and how to locate them. Locating information for research and assignments is an essential requirement for business and management students. Finally, the chapter covers referencing and the importance of avoiding accidentally (or deliberately) attributing the work of others as their own—the practice of ‘plagiarism’.

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