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Fundraising (29-402): Research strategies

Where to start

  • magazine articles
    • written for the general public 
    • often published weekly, no references
  • newspaper articles
    • journalistic treatment of topic (who, what, where, when, etc)
  • journal articles
    • more than a few pages long
    • scholarly content with references

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Search name of Journal Title

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
International Journal of Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Marketing
International Journal of Educational Advancement
Public Relations Review
Nonprofit World
Nonprofit Management & Leadership 
Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly 

("...or any appropriate article in a nonprofit management, development/fundraising, education, public relations, or communication publications. A chapter in a fundraising/development book, other than the course text, could also be used instead of a published article.")


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B. D. Owens Library is part of the KC-Towers group, which includes: Avila University, Conception Abbey, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City University, MCC Blue River, MCC Longview, MCC Maple Woods, MCC Penn Valley, MCC Business & Technology, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary,  Missouri Western State University, Nazarene Theological Seminary, North Central Missouri College, Northwest Missouri State University, Park University, Rockhurst University, Saint Paul School of Theology, and William Jewell College.

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Please note:  

The Tower libraries and Kansas City Missouri libraries in MOBIUS are in the process of merging into one region or MOBIUS "cluster" which will be called KC-TOWERS.

We anticipate the shared catalog will be available before classes begin.The MOBIUS staff are working to make it so!  

Thank you for your patience.

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EBSCOhost search examples

locating articles by topic:

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locating articles by type of source:

[ how to search in a specific journal for articles about fundraising ]

limiting EBSCOhost results by type of source (journal, magazine, newspaper):

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