LEAD 350 - Culture and Context in Leadership

Library Research Guide


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Welcome to the Libraries'  LEAD 350: Culture and Context in Leadership Class Guide! This guide is designed to help you learn how to use K-State Libraries' many resources. If this guide does not have the information you are looking for, don't hesitate to Ask A Librarian for help any time during the Libraries' service hours.

Getting Started

Before you do any in-depth research, it is always beneficial to consult reference resources about your topic. While websites like Wikipedia are easy to use and can provide a quick way to find keywords for your given topic, the content is not considered credible because it is difficult to know how credible the authors are.

Fortunately, the Libraries actually has an excellent online resource that is credible and will be incredibly useful when you begin your research. CQ Researcher includes reports on current issues from the Congressional Quarterly Press that date all the back to 1923. These reports cover a wide array of topics including foreign affairs, social trends, health concerns, the economy, education, and technology.

You can access it through the image of the main page of a report about Citizen Protests and also through the CQ Researcher Plus Archive link.

Image of the main page from a CQ database report about citizen protests.