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Authoritative books and articles

Some suggested topics with search strategies for locating authoritative articles

The Practice of Leadership Coaching
Business Source Complete: leadership coaching, executive coaching

Career Assets & Portfolios
Google: "career portfolio" 

Facilitating Teams. 
Business Source Complete: "teams in the workplace" AND "team building" 

Building & Repairing Trust.
Business Source Complete: leadership AND trust 

Leading with Meaning. 
Business Source Complete: meaningful leadership

The Role of Values & Ethics at Work 
Business Source Complete: ethics AND leadership

The Will of the Leader. 
Business Source Complete: leadership AND willpower

Goal Setting & Human Behavior.
Business Source Complete: "goal setting" AND psychology 

Situational Leadership.
Business Source Complete: "situational leadership"

Leading Difficult Personalities.
Business Source Complete: management AND "problem employees"

Making Tough Decisions. 
Business Source Complete: leadership AND "decision making"

Focus on Women in Leadership.
Business Source Complete: "women leaders" 

Leadership in Conflict 
Business Source Complete: leadership and "conflict management"

Leadership Levers. 
Google: "leadership levers"

The Assertive Leader. 
Business Source Complete: assertiveness AND leader

Transformational Change & Leader Character. 
Business Source Complete: leadership AND change AND character

Tips for accessing and using e-books

Try using the same search terms above (from Business Source Complete), but this time search in Encompass Search, where the results should be largely e-books.

Citing sources

For tips on citing print and electronic sources, visit Trexler Library's Citation Guides for Print and Electronic Resources.

Or visit the Online Writing Lab at Purdue.

For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero. Directions for installing Zotero here.

For help with annotated bibliographies, visit Purdue's Online Writing Lab for definitions and format of an annotation.

Articles and books via interlibrary loan

Articles and books not found in Trexler Library can be ordered on interlibrary loan.