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Introduction to Tourism Research

introduction to tourism research

Learn how to:

  • Use Library Search to find articles, eBooks, and other materials
  • Navigate the travel42 database to find destination information and build customized trip reports
  • Find country information using the Culture Grams database
  • Cite sources using APA citation style

Sign in using your Learn@Seneca login credentials to view the videos. This tutorial will take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Ready to start your research? Use the Tourism & Hospitality Subject Guide:

Using Library Search to find Books and Articles on Countries and Destinations

What is Seneca's Library Search? It looks like a Google search but instead of websites it searches academic resources. The library search includes only information from published resources such as books, articles from scholarly journals, newspapers, popular magazines, statistics, literature reviews, biographies and encyclopedic articles. 

Searching in travel42 for Destination Information

Searching in CultureGrams for Country Information

APA Citation

For information on creating APA style citations, refer to the Seneca Libraries APA Citation Guide.

Knowledge Check

Test your knowledge of tourism research sources and APA citation! Answer these five questions:

Contact your Librarian:

Emily Funston Teaching Liaison for Seneca Business
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