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Business Resources: General Business Resources

A guide to business resources in the library's online collection and on the internet.

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Using Lightner Discovery

Using Lightner Discovery

You can use the Lightner Discovery search box located on the the Lightner Library Home Page to search for books, ebooks, scholarly articles, news, magazines, and more!

Watch the video below for a tutorial on how to use this search tool.


EBSCOHost is a collection of 20 different research databases with full text of over 10,000 publications. It's a great database to start with. Some of the databases that you will find helpful for business research are:

  • Academic Search Premier is first on the list and is quite extensive. It covers many subjects including business
  • Business Source Premier provides full text for nearly 8,800 journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting and more.


ProQuest is another excellent database that has a strong business component and provides access to the Wall Street Journal.

Suggested Websites for General Business Research

Reference Librarian

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Linda Park
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