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L. Tetzloff - Guide to Library Resources & Research Help
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Welcome! This guide will help you locate books and articles related to leadership and campus issues/problems.


Different Categories of Articles

Is my article from a scholarly (peer-reviewed) journal, a trade publication, magazine, or newspaper? This handout explains:


What is a Peer-Reviewed Article?

Characteristics of peer-reviewed articles:

- Based on original research.

- Written by an expert: professor, researcher, scholar, scientist.

- Length: usually at least 5 pages. Sometimes upwards of 20 pages.

- Always cites sources. Look for a list of sources at the end of the article, or footnotes at the bottom of each page.

- Scholarly journal articles are often called: peer-reviewed, academic, refereed.

- NOT a magazine article or newspaper article.


Books & Media @ UWGB - Cofrin Library Catalog

From Cofrin Library, you have access to around 200,000 books, media & other materials. Search here to find books & media owned by Cofrin Library. Remember that there may not be books & media on all specific topics.

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Library Databases - Search for Articles

Try searching the following library databases for articles. For a specialized list of databases, visit our Search by Subject page.


Library Tip: Find-It Button

Library Tip: When searching in a database, if you do not see a link to the copy of an article, click on the Find-It button. This will search our resources to locate an online copy.

If no online copy is available, you will be directed to our interlibrary loan page where you can place a request for the article.


From Our Bookshelves

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Us Plus Them: Tapping the Positive Power of Difference - Todd L. Pittinsky
Call Number: HM1261 .P58 2012 (6th floor, Stacks)
ISBN: 9781422177778
Publication Date: 2012
"Us-versus-them is the costly mind-set in which organizations, communities, and whole nations too often find themselves trapped. In fact, recognizing difference as a positive force can bring astonishing value to even the most diverse organizations."

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Learning Group Leadership: An Experiential Approach - Matt Englar-Carlson; Jeffrey A. Kottler
Call Number: HM1086 .K67 2010 (6th floor, Stacks)
ISBN: 9781412953702
Publication Date: 2009
"Focusing on how to conduct and lead groups in a variety of therapeutic settings, Learning Group Leadership: An Experiential Approach, Second Edition covers theory, process, leadership, techniques, ethics, special populations, and challenges as they relate to group work."

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Followership: How Followers are Creating Change and Changing Leaders - Barbara Kellerman
Call Number: HD57.7 .K4477 2008 (6th floor, Stacks)
ISBN: 1422103684
Publication Date: 2008
"The author of Bad Leadership introduces a new leadership model that considers the increasingly vital roles of followers in relation to their leaders, examining five different types of followers in terms of how they relate to their leaders as well as to each other, and assesses the influence of followers on the leaders."

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True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership - Bill George with Peter Sims
Call Number: HD57.7 .G4582 2007 (6th floor, Stacks)
ISBN: 0787987514
Publication Date: 2007
"True North shows how anyone who follows their internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today’s top leaders—with some surprising results."

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A New Breed of Leader: 8 Leadership Qualities That Matter Most in the Real World: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why - Sheila Murray Bethel
Call Number: HM1261 .B48 2009 (Stacks, 6th floor)
ISBN: 0425225909
Publication Date: 2009
"In A New Breed of Leader, Dr. Sheila Murray Bethel—global leadership expert, bestselling author, and award-winning speaker—will show readers how to develop the essential qualities needed to become an effective leader."

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The Brain Advantage: Become a More Effective Leader Using the Latest Brain Research - Madeleine L. Van Hecke
Call Number: HD57.7 .B726 2010 (6th floor, Stacks)
ISBN: 1591027640
Publication Date: 2010
"The Brain Advantage shows leaders how to become even more effective decision-makers, communicators, and change-agents. In short, readable chapters it combines the latest brain research with insights from psychological studies of how people think."

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