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Business Research Sources

Business Research @ CSULA

Use the links to the left to search for articles or literature on business topics. Refworks can be used to organize your research. The Working with Citations tab will give more information about using Refworks.

Company and industry research involves using multiple databases in order to put together a complete picture of a company's or industry's current value as well as future potenital. The Researching Industries and Researching Companies give you easy access to the databases and resources you'll need to understand value and future potential for a company or industry.

Links to Business Literature Databases

The links below are to the databases most useful for finding articles on organizational management topics:

  • ABI/Inform Global
    Great source of peer reviewed/scholarly articles related to business and academic business topics.
  • Business Source Premier
    Like ABI/Inform, a core business database for literature reviews and finding scholarly articles.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Use this database to get accurate, authoritative definitions and explanations of critical terms like 'motivation' or 'halo effect' or 'leadership.'
  • RefWorks
    Refworks can be a time and aggravation saver. Use it to create reference pages and in text citations. If you are ever asked for a group code it is rwcsulosangeles.

Does your topic require company/industry research?

If your topic requires researching a company and the industry in which it operates use the following links:

  • Industry Surveys
    Industry survey includes section on "How to Analyze a Company..." that can be used as a template for a company report.
  • Company Profiles
    Click on the link; Enter your company's name and click BROWSE
  • IBIS World Industry Reports
    Click this link to get STRATEGIC industry surveys with information regarding how businesses within this industry operate and the challenges they face.
  • MarketLine
    Enter your company name and click GO. Review company profiles, industry reports and news.

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