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LEADERSHIP: Subject Guide

Search tips and resource suggestions for research in the field of leadership.

In This Guide

silhouettes of people with one in front leading the groupIn this Guide, you'll find:

  • Reference Sources such as dictionaries and encyclopedias to point you to background information
  • Databases and some select journals to help you Find Articles
  • Information on how to search the catalog, eBooks, and streaming video to help you Find Books & Media
  • Freely available Online Resources
  • A list of professional Associations dealing with leadership to help you get connected

Key Resources

Quick links to best bets

Finding Background Information

Reference sources - great for getting started

Reference sources are a great starting point for research. Reference sources typically provide definitions, give topic overviews, and explain theories. They can also point to additional readings and scholarship. Examples of reference sources include: dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guidebooks, manuals, and textbooks. 

Encyclopedias

Other Reference Sources