For your learning journals, you must apply concepts from the course to real life examples from the media. This page lists library resources with current media sources, and tips for getting alerts set up on specific topics.
OC Library subscribes to a number of newspapers and magazines in print and electronic formats including The Kelowna Daily Courier, Vancouver Sun, Globe and Mail, and B.C. Business.
Using the Library to access these sources means you won't be stopped by paywalls and can access articles that are otherwise for subscribers only!
You can use databases to search a variety of newspapers at once, or you can go directly to a paper to either browse by date, or search for a particular topic within that paper
use if: you are required to find scholarly sources, need academic sources to back up your arguments, need to review the literature in the subject area
examples: Academy of Management Journal
use if: you need information on current topics, background information, and you are not required to use academic sources
examples: Forbes, Inc, Wired, The Economist
use if: you need current information and you are not required to use academic sources. Great for current topics of interest. Often useful for local and regional research, when there is nothing else published about a company etc.
examples: Globe and Mail, National Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal
use if: you need current information from an insider perspective, statistics and trends, but not academic sources
examples: HR Focus, HR Magazine
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