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The following databases and websites are good starting points for Business Administration research

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Business Administration Quick Start Guide

1. Article Literature

Business Source Elite or the ABI/Inform databases are the best places to find Business Administration resources. They combine academic articles, company financials, and news articles from around the globe. 

2. Background Information

The majority of our business reference books are eBooks in Gale Virtual Reference Library. There are encyclopedias of business, advertising, and management as well as business plan handbooks, case studies of major marketing campaigns, and vendor sourcebooks.

3. Statistical Information

There are many forms of statistical information in our business databases. These include spreadsheets on businesses, industries, and companies. There is also a wealth of data released by federal, state, local governments, and not-for-profits. Find many of them on the Business Websites tab.

4. Physical collection

Physical books in business and management have call numbers between 650-659. If you would like to browse the physicall collection it breaks down like this:

    • 650 Management
    • 652 Business Communication
    • 657 Accounting 
    • 658 General management 
    • 659 Advertising & public relations

Current physical business periodicals that we subscribe to are in the main reading room under the windows. They tend to be the periodicals you want to browse:

    • Sacramento Business Journal
    • Barrons
    • Bloomberg Businessweek
    • The Economist
    • Harvard Business Review
    • Fortune
    • Fast Company
    • Inc. 

5. Still can't find what you are looking for?

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