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Information on Investigation procedures for public service
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Hello, I'm the Liaison Librarian for Commerce degree and Business programs

Here is your Library's Guide on research methods. This guide helps you understand the basics of researching for your assignments and other projects.

Use the tabs at the top of the page to find information sources for various sections related to your course.

Feel free to contact me if you need research help in preparing for your assignments. If you need more assistance, Library staff are here to help. Call into the library, phone us or send an email.

Swarna Upadasa


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Phone: 9286 9089 or 9286 9283
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Liaison Centres:
Commerce Degree, Business programs, Small Business

New Books

Here are few new books available on few areas relevant to your area of studies. Please check the catalogue for more books and DVDs etc.

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The Research Process - Gary D. Bouma; Susan Carland
Call Number: 300.72 BOU
ISBN: 9780190304621
Publication Date: 2016-09-01

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Business research methods - Quinlan, Christina,
Call Number: 658.0072 QUI
ISBN: 9781473704855
Publication Date: 2015

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Designing and Managing a Research Project - Michael Jay Polonsky; David S. Waller
Call Number: 001.42 GRA
ISBN: 9781452276564
Publication Date: 2014-05-07
Published : 2014
This is a practical, step-by-step guide that shows business students how to successfully conduct a research project, from choosing the topic to presenting the results.

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Business Research Methods - Zikmund, William G.
Call Number: 658.40372 BUS
ISBN: 9781111826925
Publication Date: 2013
9th.- 2013

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Practical Research - Paul D. Leedy; Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Call Number: 001.4 LEE
ISBN: 9780132693240
Publication Date: 2012-01-06
10th ed. 2013

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Research Methods : The basics - Nicholas Walliman
Call Number: 001.4 WAL
ISBN: 9780415489942
Publication Date: 2010-12-18

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Interviewing As Qualitative Research - Irving Seidman
Call Number: 300.723 SEI
ISBN: 9780807754047
Publication Date: 2012-12-21
4th ed. 2013


New DVDs

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10 essential interviewing skills
Call Number: VC 658.31124 TEN
Produced in 2001
Although this DVD originally produced in 2001, the contents are still applicable

Business networking [videorecording] : the skills you need - Green, Rachel.
Call Number: VC 650.13 GRE
Includes business networking tips and strategies. LIVE recording of a speech gave to members of the Small Enterprise Network at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


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Collecting, Managing, and Assessing Data Using Sample Surveys - Peter Stopher
Call Number: Electronic resource
ISBN: 9781139220545
Publication Date: 2012-01-19

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Qualitative Research from Start to Finish - Robert K. Yin
Call Number: Electronic resource
ISBN: 9781606239797
Publication Date: 2010-10-06



Click on the documents below: Enter your user name and password to access them.

Better Practice Guide : Innovation in the Public Sector
Australian National Audit Office publication

HR monthly
Call Number: PR 658.3 HRM
Available at Elgar Campus Library

B2B in Canberra magazine
Public service magazine from Canberra

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