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A guide to resources for business research

What's in this Guide

This research guide provides assistance in doing research for a variety of business and management topics, with descriptions of databases and books in Sonoma State University Library.

Finding types of information

  • Getting Started: The best place to start your research, this page provides the best business reference sources in the library.  

  • News: Learn how to access top stories published in places like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, or North Bay Business Journal.

  • Books: Learn how to search the library's catalog, request books from other libraries, or see new additions to the library's collection. 

  • Articles: Identify key literature indexes and collections in the library and learn how to find the full-text of articles found outside library resources.

  • Data & statistics: See resources in and outside the library for demographic data, public opinion polls, or market research.

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Not sure where to start your research? Watch "Business Research 101" below to learn the basics of performing business research.

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