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Find Business Articles

Journal articles provide current information, various points of view on your topic, and information that is not covered in books. Search article databases like the ones recommended below when you need to find journal, magazine, or newspaper articles written about all areas of business.

  • Business Source Complete
    Contains 2,710 full text scholarly journals and business periodicals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Click on the Business tab to search for company information, SEC filings, country profiles, etc. Also offers the full text of news and business articles.
  • Regional Business News
    A collection of full text newswires covering the most recent 30 days of business, political, economic and other international news events.

Find Business Books

When looking for books or video/DVDs on business try these methods:


When searching library catalogs, you might begin with a subject search.
Examples of subject search terms:

Business ethics
Walton, Sam
Petroleum industry and trade
Teams in the workplace

If you are not sure of what subject to search, try using a keyword search. Keyword searching lets you to search words in the title, author, publisher, and subject headings fields. There are many ways to search library catalogs, so if you need assistance, don't hesitate to Ask a Librarian. Contact information is online at

For some people, browsing the business section of the Library's book stacks can be helpful. To do this use a call # range. 

Call # Range


 330’s, 2nd Floor


 380’s, 2nd Floor

Commerce, communications & transportation

 650’s, 2nd Floor

Management & auxiliary services

657’s, 2nd Floor


659’s, 2nd Floor

Advertising & public relations


    Find Business Reference

    Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks provide facts, offer background information, define terminology, and can lead to other resources. The Library has both print and electronic business reference resources which include:

    • Encyclopedia of American Economic History
      LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 330.09 E56 volume 1 — 3
    • Occupational Outlook Handbook
      Available online and in print: LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 331.1209 O15
    • LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations
      LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 332.6 C822 volume 1 — 8
    • Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys
      LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 332.6 S785I (published quarterly)
    • Statistical Abstract of the United States
      Available online and in print: LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 317.3 U58
    • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
      Available online and print: LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 338.0012 N867
    • Hoover’s Handbook of Emerging Companies
      LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 338.7 H789
    • Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives
      LOCATION: Reference (1st FL): R 338.74 S785
    • International Directory of Company Histories
      LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 338.74 I61 volume 1 — 27
    • Encyclopedia of Leadership
      LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 658.4092 E564 2004 volume 1 - 4
    • The Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising
      LOCATION: REFERENCE (1ST FL) R 659.103 A244 2003 volume 1 - 3

    Business Sites: Accounting

    Business Sites: Annual Reports

    Business Sites: Ethics



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