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How to find... - Friday 14 June 2013

Research for your professional thesis: how to find academic and professional press articles?


Writing your professional thesis requires you to make a review of literature: by considering the current knowledge on your subject you establish a theoretical framework and provide a context for your reader.


“Academic” press and professional press will be of great use to you for this part of your work. Finding relevant articles requires more than the Internet: the Learning Center’s resources are here for that!


Academic press


Academic journals contain articles that are in-depth accounts of the state of research on a subject.

Some famous titles are Journal of Marketing, Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management...

To find them the best resource is Business Source Complete.

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How to find... - Tuesday 28 May 2013

How to find articles referenced in Delphes






When looking for articles from the sectoral, economic and financial French press, the best resource to use is Delphes. The result list presents references for articles that you can then access in 3 different ways:

  • "Consulter l'article" : you can access the pdf file online, download it and print it.

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  • "imprimer l'article" with the tool “MyPool”. Just click the "Imprimer l'article" button (1), go to your "Espace MyPool" on the left hand side of the screen (2), where you will be able to download (3) an executable (.exe) file that will print the selected articles...
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How to find... - Wednesday 27 February 2013

Course codes at the LC

Need to read a book for your finance or marketing course? It is probably available at the Learning Center: just do a search in catalogue Chloé!


In catalogue Chloé, every textbook recommended for a course has a link to the course code:



Search tips!

  • Do a search by course code (use the "course code" field in advanced search) to see all the recommended reading for a particular course

  • When on a book record, click on the associated course code to see what else is recommended on the subject


Borrowing textbooks

The Learning Center owns several copies of all textbooks.

Most of them are restricted to a "short loan" (one week) so that they circulate better and faster.

One copy is generally set aside for reference only ("No loan") and cannot be borrowed.


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How to find... - Monday 25 February 2013

Google Scholar: widen your sources!

Didn't find enough information in the Learning Center resources and Google? Google Scholar might help!

Where? How?

Google Scholar is available to everyone on the Internet but you can benefit from many more full-text resources by using the link on Google Scholar Inside.

Why is it different from Google?

As you can see, the results list features additional information:


Cited by: that's the the number of articles in Google Scholar that cite this article.

FullText @ESSEC: if you used the Google Scholar Inside link, Google Scholar detects the Learning Center's available resources and sends you directly to the full-text.

Related articles: click on this to launch another search on the same subject.

All X versions: this link shows you all...

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