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Research Guides

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Welcome to the MBA program! This research guide will help get you started in your business research.

Articles: Targeted Resources and Search Tips


The most efficient way to find journal and magazine articles on a topic, is to use a subject database: 

Bush Library provides several databases which contain scholarly (peer reviewed) journals, (popular) magazines, and professional and trade publications. Use the database limiting options to restrict your results to the type most appropriate for your research needs. Most researchers need to search more than one database in order to do a comprehensive search. 

Where is the full article? 

  • Click on PDF Full Text or HTML Full Text.
  • If these links do not exist, look for  The resulting page will give you a link to the article/journal or an option to request the article through Interlibrary Loan. 

Quick Link to articles through Harvard Business Review:
(print copies also available in Bush Library second floor--ask a librarian for help)


news and summaries 
​of research

Business Week    



scholarly research

Journal of 
          Advertising Research                



news, trends,
key people in the field




news and trends
in the industry

Dairy Industries 


Use the HamCAT Filters and Scopes to narrow your results. 

Database Search tips:

  • Use an asterisk at the end of words in order to capture all alternate endings (i.e. manag* = manage, managed, management...)
  • Use quotation marks around words when you want results with that exact phrase (i.e. "multinational corporations" will be a more specific search than those words searched without quotes)
  • ​​Within your search results list, look at the "Subject" terms applied to the articles. These may give you other terms to use instead of, or in combination with, your original search terms.


You may find the following brief online video tutorial helpful in searching EBSCOhost databases such as:



News Sources

Need up to date information on a topic or event? 

This guide helps connect you to worldwide news sources--& regional business news, too: