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Kreitzberg Library for CGCS Students

Get Started with Leadership Resources

This guide will help you learn how to search the major databases for finding scholarly articles on leadership.

About Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier is the industry's most used business research database and provides full text coverage and searchable cited references.

Conducting a Search

The screenshot examples below shows a search for articles about leadership traits.

  • I put my keywords in different search boxes to make s simpler search.
  • Click the green Search button when you're done entering your keywords.

I put my keywords in different search boxes and clicked on the green Search button to start finding articls.


Reviewing Search Results

This search found 3,040 results.

  • Check the box next to Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journals from the options on the left to show just scholarly journal articles in your search results.
  • Results are sorted by relevance with the most relevant articles featured at the top of the list of results.
  • To read the article in full, click on either HTML Full Text or PDF Full Text (depending on what is available for that article).
  • If the full text is not available, click on the Check for Full Text button. This will allow you to search in other databases or request it through Interlibrary Loan. 

This search found 3,040 results. You can show just scholarly articles in your results by checking the box next to Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journals.