Human Resources

personnel  Welcome to the Library’s page for courses in human resources management at ODU! Here you can identify and access many resources and tools for your research, including databases, web sites, reference works, and citation help.  
Key Research Databases | Top Internet Sites | Relevant Reference Works  

Research Databases for Human Resources

Databases for Business, HR, and Legal Research

Find Articles in Business and HR:  Find Law, Legal Articles, News: 
Business Insights: Essentials DatabaseInfoIcon  LexisNexis Academic DatabaseInfoIcon 
Business Source Complete DatabaseInfoIcon  GPO Monthly Catalog DatabaseInfoIcon 
Human Resource Abstracts DatabaseInfoIcon  Ohio Capitol Connection! DatabaseInfoIcon 
LexisNexis Academic DatabaseInfoIcon  Legal Collection DatabaseInfoIcon 
Regional Business News DatabaseInfoIcon   

Additional Databases Useful for Human Resources

Database:  Coverage Includes: 
Academic Search Complete DatabaseInfoIcon  All topics
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Nursing & Allied Health) DatabaseInfoIcon  Articles & news on benefits, consulting, wellness programs
Communication & Mass Media Complete DatabaseInfoIcon  Articles & news on organizational and interpersonal communication, public relations
Health Source (Nursing/Academic Edition) DatabaseInfoIcon  Articles & news on benefits, consulting, wellness programs
PsycINFO DatabaseInfoIcon  Articles in behavioral studies (click here for sample search terms) 
SocINDEX with Full Text DatabaseInfoIcon  Articles in many areas of personnel management
Social Sciences Citation Index: SSCI DatabaseInfoIcon  Articles in many areas of personnel management

Internet Sites for Human Resources Research

This course page gives you access to select non-profit, professional, and government sites covering the following areas:

  1. Employee Discrimination and Employee Rights 
  2. Employee Relations, Retention, Termination 
  3. Managing a Diverse Workforce 

Employee Discrimination and Employee Rights

Employee Relations, Retention, Termination

Managing a Diverse Workforce

Reference Works Relevant to Human Resources


Library Course Page Outcomes

According to one of the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education from the Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL), information literate students are able to access needed information effectively and efficiently and retrieve information online or in person using a variety of methods (2.3.).

This course page was created to help meet the following desired outcomes of that standard, wherein the information literate student:

  • Uses various search systems to retrieve information in a variety of formats
  • Uses various classification schemes and other systems to locate information resources within the library or to identify specific sites for physical exploration
  • Uses specialized online or in-person services available at the institution to retrieve information needed

Page last modified: 23 September 2014 | Creator: Christina Bonner, Ph.D., M.L.I.S., ODU Library Reference Services
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