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How do I... - Monday 06 November 2017

Our highlights to help you in your researches

4 types of Highlights to help you:

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How do I... - Monday 09 October 2017

An information research

During you studying years you can be brought to write various types of work: syntheses, case studies and later professional theses or dissertations. It requires documents researches and proper studies according to the work to be done.

 

 

To help you, we propose a practical case of document research with a concrete subject : Corporate social responsibility in India.

 

 

 

 

 

Type of information to find

From your subject, you have to define specifically the type of information you are searching. For this, ask yourself the good questions: What are we talking about? Who is involved? Where? When?
For the following practical case, you need informations about:

  • Global corporate social responsibility informations
  • Datas about India
  • Both subjects informations

If you have to write dissertations or theses, answering those few questions: What? Who? Where? When? How? Why? will help you consider all the dimensions of your topic.

From here you have to make a right assessment of the time and volume of work needed. For example, if you have to write a few pages synthesis work, don’t...

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How do I... - Wednesday 19 April 2017

The bibliographic search for professional thesis or dissertation

To be efficient, bibliographic search for the professional thesis or dissertation must be undertaken in a methodical way. A good knowledge of the Learning Center resources is also necessary.

Highlight on the bibliographic search for professional thesis or dissertation

 

Indeed you have to realize a “review of literature”, that is a state-of-the-art on what has been written on a given subject. To do so, knowing key resources which give access to academic or professional articles will be very helpful!

But one thing at a time. You begin your search: what are the key steps to follow without getting lost in the process?

 

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1. Limit the subject of your dissertation

From your beginning topic, you have to define a research problem. Answering those few questions: What? Who? Where? When? How? Why? will help you consider all the dimensions of your topic.A partir de votre thème de départ, il s’agit de cerner précisément votre problématique, en lien avec votre directeur de thèse/mémoire.

2. Define appropriate keywords

Think of the different terms that you can use to consult the different...

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How do I... - Thursday 31 March 2016

Catalogue Chloé

Search, reserve, renew... Everything you need to know about the catalogue Chloé!

Whether you’re looking for a specific book, need to renew a document you borrowed, or want to know if a DVD is available, the catalogue Chloé is here for you to do all this and more!

So here are some tips to enable you to enjoy all of the catalogue’s features. 

Before you even open the catalogue, please note that it is compatible with the browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari, but it doesn’t work on Internet Explorer. Therefore, check which browser you’re using before opening the catalogue Chloé!

You’ll find the catalogue Chloé on the Learning Center website, as well as on your MyESSEC portal, in the Learning Center section.

The Homepage

On the homepage, you can enter a few words from the title and/or the author’s name in the search bar to find a specific book, or use some keywords to look for documents on any topic.

On...

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How do I... - Thursday 25 February 2016

Assess your impact in the academic world: article citations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reseachers are very meticulous as plagiarism is a key issue: as soon as they use an article (or a book, a congress intervention, etc.) in their research, they quote it.

This means that they put it in their article bibliography, which lists all the documents they used to write their paper.

Indeed, an article provoking interest, setting off reactions and proven useful to other researchers will be cited in articles.

Years after years, quotations have become an emblematic sign of academic success and recognition. To have your own work cited many times shows how frequently it has been used by others. It demonstrates that your work is important in the scientific world.

Numbers are even more reliable when they are consolidated in indicators. In the 1960s, the idea of calculating...

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