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Business Research Guide: Start your Research Here

Start your business research here! Or choose from our more specific guides in marketing, accounting, and other fields.

Our top Databases for business research are below, along with tips & tutorials on using them. Each database provides access to a unique set of resources (news articles, scholarly articles, & other documents).

What's in this Guide?

Start your Research Here!

This Guide is Designed to Give You:

  •  Key starting points for your research
  • Scholarly & professional sites for use in class & in the field
  • Other potential resources in business
  • Tips & strategies

How to Use this Guide:

Start with the resources on this page, or use the tabs above to navigate throughout the rest of this guide.

Key Databases

Need help? Click on our Database Tips & Tutorials above.

See our Business Research Guides by Business Specialty for additional Databases or visit our Business Databases page.

Getting ready to graduate? View your database options outside ODU with this Guide to Public Libraries (PDF).

Interested in applying for a library card from Columbus Metropolitan Library after graduation? Apply online to CML here. Additional options for using libraries after graduation (or before) are also available.

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Looking for Something Else?

You might find what you need in one of the Business Research Guides (Economics, Finance, Management, & More).

Need help? Ask a librarian.