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Guide for business students

This guide is designed for students studying business. Here is a collection of various useful information in regards to essay work and how to best utilize the library resources.

Helpful links

Databases in Business - A collection of databases in RU subscriptions and the Icelandic Consortia, specifically in the field of Business. Among databases are Emerald Insight, ProQuest, Web of Science and more.
Leitir.is (RU) - Leitir.is 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
Insights and facts across 170 industries and 150+ countries

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 should use the APA reference style to make citations and reference list.
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 (as well as multiple other styles available). Zotero works with MS Word and Overleaf. 
Overleaf  - An online LaTeX editor that's easy to use. No installation, real-time collaboration, version control, hundreds of LaTeX templates, and more.

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 pick up your card the next time you visit the library. 

Library card application