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Like other disciplines, Business uses a unique variety of information sources for research assignments. While scholarly articles are commonly used, there is opportunity to go beyond this one type of source to incorporate many others like company and industry reports, expert analysis, professional commentary, news articles, statistics, and more. Be sure to review the assignment requirements and make sure you understand what types of sources you should be using to successfully complete all requirements.
Because you are able to use a larger variety of sources from a number of different places, it is even more important that you assess any source of information you want to use for reliability and credibility. For a review of what to look for in determining the quality of a source the following video can get you started:
The Business Information Triangle is a visual model for understanding the origin and flow of information about companies, industries and markets, and business publications. It was developed by Hal P. Kirkwood and published in the article "Towards a unified theory of business information" in the Business Information Review.
Within in the Business Information Triangle there are three distinct, yet connected, information ecosystems:
This guide was inspired by Auburn University Library's Business Information Triangle subject guide.