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* Leadership & Organizational Studies: Find Sources

Here are some important resources for people in Leadership & Organizational Studies.

Where do I Find Articles?

Journal titles containing the words:

Article Linker & Full-Text

Article Linker icon

Watch this video to better understand how to get the full-text of an article, when you see the article linker icon.

Article Linker video title page

Comparing Scholarly, Trade, & Popular Articles

Scholarly or

Trade or Professional
Magazines or
Popular Magazines
or Newspapers

How Scholarly is This Article?

What do Scholarly Articles look like?

Scholarly articles can vary in their appearance. Check out North Carolina State University's interactive tutorial on the Anatomy of Scholarly Article and the examples below.

Additional Databases

LibrarySearch (Library Catalog)

Advanced Search

Finding books in Maine or beyond

Finding books (& selected other materials)

URSUS (UMaine System Libraries & more).
To request a book from another URSUS campus, click on the title, click on Request next to the red check mark. Then enter your name and barcode number which begins with 25022... or 218... (on your USM Card) & select the campus where you want the book sent for pickup. Books typically arrive within 3 days and you will be notified by email.

MaineCat (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, & more) is where you go if the item you need is unavailable in URSUS. Click on the title. Click on Request This Item next to the red check mark. Select your home library and fill in the info like above.

WorldCat (libraries beyond Maine) is where you go if the item is unavailable in URSUS or MaineCat. You will need to use your ILLiad account.