Finding academic articles

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As a student on a tourism, hospitality or events (THE) management programme you will need to find academic articles. These are not simply given or available to you within the virtual learning areas of your units of study (topics). Further and wider reading is essential in academic study of THE as it enables you to develop and build on existing knowledge. Within research project work set in your studies, you will also be required to clarify the theoretical basis from which you probe and investigate current opinions from new participants. In this way, the published articles found are secondary existing material. This chapter will support your studies to enable you to appraise different forms of published literature available, clarify themes to use in your searches, and methods to narrow down your searches to find the most appropriate articles. From completing this chapter you will be able to create your own literature base from which to begin reading.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmployability and Skills Handbook for Tourism, Hospitality and Events Students
EditorsMiriam Firth
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781351026949
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2020


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