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Assignment for MAT 108

As a homework assignment, find and evaluate a graph or chart from a professional journal or article in your major area. The easiest way to find this information is through OneSearch.

Steps of Proceedure

Method 1

  1. Go to OneSearch.
  2. Choose Advanced Search.
  3. Type in the phrase    charts, diagrams, etc.   in the first line.
  4. Type    statistics   in the next line.
  5. Choose a discipline to search by clicking on as many Discipline boxes as are relevant to your search. (The more you click, the broader your search) Examples: - Chemistry - Biology - Economics
  6. Click on the red Search Button.
  7. Limit your results by clicking on the Full Text Box (left of page).
  8. Limit your results by clicking on the Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals Box (left of page).
  9. View individual articles by clicking on the PDF icon. Warning: This method is not 100% effective, but it should work nine out of ten times.

Method 2 - A more specific search.

If you wish to search for a specific topic within a discipline,simply add that word or phrase to your search. Examples:

  • Immigration
  • Stock Market
  • Ebola
  • Violence against women
  • Hurricanes - Economic aspects

Method 3 - By Journal Title

Using the list of recommended journals in the box to your right...

  1. Go to OneSearch.
  2. Choose Advanced Search.
  3. Type in the phrase    charts, diagrams, etc.   in the first line.
  4. Type    statistics   in the next line.
  5. Type the name of the journal in the third line and select SO Journal Title/Source from the drop down box.
  6. Click on the red Search Button.
  7. Limit your results by clicking on the Full Text Box (left of page).
  8. View individual articles by clicking on the PDF icon.

Warning: Many full text journals have an embargo period of 3, 6, or 12 months before loading articles!

Recommended Journals

Searching for charts and graphs within the following will acquaint users with important career related titles.

Biochemistry

  • Agricultural Research
  • American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Journal of Food Biochemistry

Biology

  • Annals of Applied Biology
  • Biology Bulletin
  • Briefings in Bioinformatics

Business

  • Journal of Accounting, Business, and Management
  • Journal of Management, Accounting and Economics

Business Accounting

  • Accounting, Accountability and Performance
  • Accounting Forum  
  • Accounting Today

Business Management

  • Administrative Management  
  • Business, Management and Education

Business Marketing

  • Advertising Age  
  • Advertising Age's Business Marketing
  • Business Marketing

Finance/Economics

  • Academy of Banking Studies Journal  
  • Advances in Accounting, Finance & Economics  

International Business

  • Finance and Development
  • Journal of International Business  

Kinesiology

  • American Journal of Occupational Therapy  
  • Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy
  • Journal of Sport Management
  • Sport Marketing Quarterly

Pre-Law

  • Administrative Law Review  
  • American Journal of Comparative Law

Pre-Nursing

  • Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity
  • Journal of Healthcare Management