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MIS 100 - Business Problem Solving with IT

Researching Companies
Company Reports
Company reports usually contain a business description, a history of the companies, as well as some discussion of company financials. Our key databases for company reports are:
Annual Reports

Many companies link to their annual reports on their own websites. You can also find these reports online:
Financials & Stocks

Latest Developments 

You can learn a lot about a company by reading current newspaper and business articles.
Citing Your Sources
Citation styles allow us to give proper credit to the sources of data or ideas within our writing:

How to give credit to specialized sources, such as company financials and reports:

  • You can follow the rules for either books or websites when you are citing company reports depending on whether you have the PDF of the original publication or the online text only.
     
  • These materials don't have personal authors, they have corporate authors, i.e. the name of the company that puts together the report is the author's name for citation purposes.
Library Contact
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Mariela Hristova
Assistant Professor
gunn@oakland.edu
248.370.2464

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Writing Help
Writing Resources for Students
Get information on citing sources.

Writing Center
You can sign up to meet with a writing consultant.
How to Avoid Plagiarism
The library has developed a 40-minute training session to help you understand how to use sources well and avoid plagiarism:
Using and Citing Sources


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