[ ] NOT COMING TO CLASS to learn how to do the assignment. Not contacting a librarian if you have questions.
[ ] NOT USING THE CORRECT COMPANY, which is an S&P 500 company assigned to you in your Blackboard course shell FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT ONLY
[ ] NOT USING THE SOURCES FROM http://libguides.rutgers.edu/bf
[ ] SWOT: Selecting a paragraph from the Company Overview or the SWOT Strengths section instead of the SWOT overview.
[ ] Trade Pub: Choosing an article from a general business magazine such as Fortune, or from the MarketLine Company Profile instead of a trade publication. Use the SOURCE TYPES limiter on the left-hand side of the page in Business Source Premier to choose TRADE PUBLICATIONS. Related error: Article for the wrong company. Remember to de-select SWOT.
[ ] Cite: Using other citation styles or incomplete or incorrect citations copied from some other source. Business Source Premier produces a correct citation in MLA 8th.
[ ] Mergent: The most common error: financials from some other source, even though the directions say very clearly to use Mergent Online.
[ ] IBISWorld: Paragraph from Industry Definition, or for the company from the Major Companies section instead of the INDUSTRY OUTLOOK section.
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