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Scholarly Articles


Business Source Complete
Thousands of full-text and bibliographic entries from scholarly business journals.


Thousands of scholarly articles on disciplines within economics.


Thousands of scholarly articles and bibliographic entries on psychology, cognitive sciences, and related disciplines.


Communication Abstracts
Communication and mass-media related articles, reports, papers, and books from a variety of publishers, research institutions, and information sources on a world-wide scale.


Ethnic NewsWatch 
Full-text newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives, including ethnicity in the workplace.


Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 
Abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy.


The largest index of peer-reviewed literature, in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. 


Web of Science
A massive index for scholarly articles in the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, and humanities. 


Scholarly articles in the sciences, technology, medicine and social sciences.


Over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles. Includes links to many sites providing full text articles.


JSTOR Stands for Journal Storage.  Contents usually comprise entire back run of a publication, except for the most recent (2-5 years) of scholarly journals, across all disciplines


Working Papers


Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
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Working papers spanning the social sciences and beyond. The UCI Libraries has site subscriptions to all Networks with premium content (listed alphabetically): 

Accounting  *  Cognitive Science  *  Corporate Governance  *  Economics  *  Entrepreneurship *  Financial Economics  *  Health Economics  *  Humanities  *  Information Systems & eBusiness  *  Innovation  *  Legal Scholarship  *  Management  *  Political Science  *  Social Insurance  *  Sustainability


National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Geography: Global

The working papers series from the National Bureau of Economic Research. New research by NBER affiliates, circulated for discussion and comment. Papers issued more than 18 months ago are open access. 


RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)
Access:  Public

A collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 78 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The bibliographic database includes working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components.


Business Source Complete
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Thousands of full-text and bibliographic entries, including working papers. 

  • Advanced Search > Document Type > Working Paper. 


Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
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Includes working papers from government research organizations, independent think tanks, university analysis centers, and scholarly journals, covering international politics and related fields, including security,  finance, diplomacy, law, governance, development, and environment.


The Peterson Institute for International Economics
Access:  Public

A private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Working papers series launched in 1994.


Various Business Schools
Many university business schools have repositories of working papers readily available online.  To find them, start with a Google search limited to the .edu domain.  For example, paste this into Google:   business working papers

Dissertations & Theses


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. It also contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses.

In this database UCI has access to all other UC dissertations electronically since 1997. 


UC Library Search: Merage School Dissertations
This link searches the library catalog for all dissertations in Management (i.e. from the Merage School).


Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
Index of 1.5 million+ electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).  Limited as possible to records that are freely available online.


Open Access Theses & Dissertations (OATD)
Index of 1.5 million+ electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).  Limited as possible to records that are freely available online.

Harvard Business Publishing Articles

To protect its revenue, Harvard requires each person buys a license for any Case, Module, or Curriculum Article they want to read, so the UCI Libraries is prohibited from purchasing and sharing these materials.  You must buy your own copy of these materials or use course packets (if available).

The Journals and News tabs link to the Harvard Business Review Magazine; users may freely access magazine articles.

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