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The Business Research Guide

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The regular tabs links to resources, grouped by type.

  • Need an eBook?  Find one from the eBooks tab. 
  • Want to read the Wall Street Journal?  Use the News tab.

The dropdown tabs have a menu of guides to relevant resources, grouped by subject. 

  • Looking for info on consumers?  Try the PEOPLE or MARKETING menus.
  • The SPECIAL BUSINESS TOPICS menu covers subjects like Healthcare, IT, and Real Estate. 

Umm, what?  

Business research can be intimidating!  There's tons of resources and lots of jargon, so look for these helpful pointers on this guide:

  • Explainer tabs (like this one) explain the scary jargon and sometimes offer research advice too.  
  • Links that say 'Learn this search!' are like cheat-sheets, giving you screenshots that show you how to navigate in a database for specific info.  

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Access requires an active UCInetID and password.

Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


These resources are not licensed by the UCI Libraries, but librarians occasionally promote them when they are relevant for certain types of research.

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