Hospitality Management Subject Guide: Background Info

Why Use...

Background sources such as, but not limited to, dictionaries and encyclopedias provide context for your topic or even help you choose one. Researchers use them when they need:

  • A brief overview of a topic
  • Definitions of terminology
  • Important issues, figures, dates, and/or events for a topic
  • Sources for further research in the form of bibliographies

Suggested Resources

Hospitality Keywords

When searching for resources on hospitality management, try specific brands or names, but also consider using topic keywords such as:

  • Business etiquette
  • Customer relations
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Hospitality Management
  • Service industries