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Research Help

Hello everyone! Welcome to this MBA research guide. My name is Qinqin Zhang. I am your MBA Librarian, supporting the program with research help and information literacy teaching. The library resources we use are shared with undergraduate Business program. Please see the other tabs on the left for different types of sources for Business research.

I help students with their research assignments, from brainstorming research questions, demonstrating how to conduct keyword searches in library databases, to evaluating sources and helping with citation work, I am here for you. :)

  • Feel free to email me to make in-person appointments or use this link to book a Zoom appointment with me for your research assignment. 
  • I also have in-person drop-in office hours in Room 214 at the RGK building (the new Business building) on campus. See my office hours there. Tuesdays 10:00-noon & Thursdays 1:00-3:00pm, except January 24, February 7, March 21 and April 11. Drop by during the office hours if you need help with your research. 
  • I am available at the Library main floor during other times. Please email me to make an appointment ahead of time if you want to meet with me at the Library.

Research Skills Tutorials

Refer to the following three-series video tutorials for research skills. The links will prompt you to log in with your TWU credentials before you can view the tutorials content. 

 Tutorial 1: How to articulate a research question

 Tutorial 2: How to find relevant sources for your research question

 Tutorial 3: How to write a research paper