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Guide for Business Administration students

This guide is designed for students studying Business Administration. Here is a collection of helpful information regarding essay work and utilising library resources.

Helpful links

Databases in Business Administration - A collection of databases in RU subscriptions and the Icelandic Consortia, specifically in the field of Business Administration. Among databases are Emerald Insight, ProQuest, Web of Science and more. (RU) - grants access to various scientific, educational, and leisure materials. The search engine gives information on access to books, journals, articles, ebooks, audiobooks, music, photographs, university theses, audiovisual and much more.  Students can select to search only in the RU library's catalogue.

Statista: Market and consumer data 
Database with RU access for School of Business and MBA. Global No. 1 data platform.

Remote access: Statista


Journals in subscription - A comprehensive list of all journals in RU subscription and the Icelandic Consortia and several open-access journals. The results give information on where the journal is accessible, what issues/volumes are available and if the journal is peer-reviewed. 


Search and find - Reliable sources, peer review, plagiarism, Turnitin and general search techniques.
APA reference style - students in Business Administration should use the APA reference style to make citations and reference lists.
ZoteroZotero is a free reference management tool that the library recommends. The tool manages sources, creates citations and generates a reference list according to APA reference style (and multiple other styles available). Zotero works with MS Word and Overleaf. 
QuestionPro - the library provides students and faculty access to QuestionPro, a powerful survey tool. Send an email to the library to get access

Turnitin - Turnitin is an originality-checking and plagiarism prevention service that checks writing for citation mistakes or inappropriate copying. When a paper is submitted, Turnitin compares it to text in its massive database of student work, websites, books, articles, etc.

Interlibrary loans - If the library doesn't own the book or doesn't have access to a specific article, students can request the material via Interlibrary Loan. Please check out the price list before ordering. 

Library card application

New exchange students need to apply for a library card before being able to borrow books. 

Fill out the application form online and then use your RU ID card to borrow books. 

Library card application