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Preparing for the Business Research Paper: Finding Articles

Browse a few journals for some background reading

Here are a few journals you can browse to do some background reading on your topic. This will help you formulate your problem statement or research questios.

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Search through the Wall Street Journal or Browse through general business publications for some background on a topic.


Two business databases, ABI Inform Complete and Business Source Premier, are the best sources for locating articles on the management topics.

ABI Inform

Business Source Premier

LexisNexis Academic

Other useful resources include

Academic Search Complete (for interdisciplinary approaches)

Google Scholar (interdisciplinary and scholarly)

PsycInfo (for psychological perspectives)

Sociological Abstracts (for organizational and group studies)

Link to All Library Databases

Searching Google and Google Scholar