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Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) Research Guide

Gleeson Library Functions and Services

Finding Articles and Dissertations

Fusion Tips:

  • Create an optional sign in that helps you track and save searches across all EBSCOhost databases.

Keyword search or Advanced search options:

  • Refine results with limits, including Source Types, Language, Dates, etc. Find these on the left side of your results screen.
  • Save results to Folder and email, print, and/or export results to RefWorks.
  • Use asterisk * for wildcard word endings: lead* = leader, leading, leadership
  • Use quotations marks to search for phrases: "nonprofit organizations" or "leadership theories"

Subject-Specific Databases

Databases: Business & Applied Psychology 

 


Databases: Social Sciences  


Statistics & Data

 

The Statistics & Data page includes links to General Statistics Sources, International, National (Federal), California, and San Francisco statistics and data sets.

Also includes pages on how to Cite your Data, Visualize and Map your Data, and Manage your Data.

Finding Books

Ignacio Search Tips:

  • Search by Keyword, Title, or Author
  • Do an Advanced search to add more search words, for more precise results.
  • Add results to cart, and then email them or export them to RefWorks
  • Use the Request button to order books for delivery or pick up.

Getting Books From Other Libraries

Ebooks

The USF Scholarship Repository is important for your research and allows you to:

  • View the completed capstones and projects of previous students
  • Find articles on nonprofit topics written by the USF community
  • Upload your own project and becoming part of the scholarly community :)
  • Access Institute of Nonprofit Management (INOM) Case Studies

Master of Nonprofit Administration Capstone Projects

Public and Nonprofit Administration Articles by the USF Community

Institute of Nonprofit Management INOM Case Studies

The Institute began at USF in 1983 as one of the early pioneers in the field, launching the nation’s first master degree program dedicated to nonprofit management. It closed down in 2009. Gleeson Library's Scholarship Repository holds 24 of their case studies.

Submit your work!

Electronic Theses and Dissertation Submission Guide
Step by step instructions on how to submit your final project to USF's Institutional Repository.

Submission Agreement
This agreement must be completed and signed when you submit your project to the Institutional Repository.

Information about other USF digital publishing services
 

Financial Statements for Nonprofit Organizations

Citation Management

Citing Your Sources

Whenever you do research, you will need to cite the information sources that you use. Most business scholars use APA style. Here are some tools that can help you with this task:

 

Grants

More Grant Writing Sources

Grants and Grant Writing

Getting Help!

There are several ways to obtain assistance with your research. Read on!

The School of Management has a library liaison named Penny Scott, and you can contact her for help. 

Her contact information is: email: plscott@usfca.edu * phone: 415-422-5389

It is best to call or email ahead, or make an appointment, to make sure she is available! Appointments are available in person or virtually via Zoom, and are great for groups or individuals.

If Penny is not available, or any time you need help, you can always get help, just Ask a Librarian!

You can also take a look at our Research Guides on many topics!