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How Do I Find McMaster Business Working Papers?

A guide to the working papers produced by McMaster's DeGroote School of Business and affiliated research centres.

MINT (Management of Innovation and New Technology) Research Centre Working Papers

MINT logoA complete list of MINT(Management of Innovation and New Technology Research Centre) working papers are noted in this document. Follow the instructions below to find and view the full-text of a working paper. 
NOTE: The MINT Research Centre is no longer active.The MINT working paper series ceased in 2004.


  1. Look up the working paper in MacSphere, McMaster's institutional repository

    Search by keyword(s) (e.g. mint and electronic commerce) 
    Browse by:  
    • Series i.e., on the MacSphere home page, go to the Communities in MacSphere box and select Departments and Schools > select DeGroote School of BusinessDeGroote School of Business Working PapersMINT (Management of Innovation and New Technology) Research Centre Working Paper Series
      • MINT working papers published after 1997/98 are titled Working paper (Michael G. DeGroote School of Business. Management of Innovation and New Technology Research Centre)
      • MINT working papers published before 1997/98 are titled Working paper (Michael G. DeGroote School of Business. Innovation Research Centre)
    • Publication Date e.g., 1999
    • Author e.g. Bart, Christopher K.
    • Title e.g. On the road to the new business paradigm: how far is too far?
    • Subject e.g. Mission statements
  2. The MINT working papers are open access and can be viewed and/or downloaded by anyone. When viewing the record for an item, click the View/Open button to display the full-text of the working paper in PDF format.
  3. If a particular MINT working paper is missing in MacSphere, try searching for the title in Google (or another Internet search engine) to determine if the working paper has been published. 
  • If the paper has been published and access is not open, look up the title in Omni to see whether the full-text is available. If the paper is not available, submit a request in Omni or in RACER (interlibrary loan) to acquire it from another library.
  • If the paper has not been published, try contacting the original author(s) to request a copy of the working paper. Consult the DSB Faculty Areas directory for author contact information. 
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