Answered By: John Harvard
Last Updated: May 04, 2017     Views: 556



To improve your results in in HOLLIS+, Academic Search Premier, and other multidisciplinary resources, try adding some of the following terms:  


  • Industries (manufacturing, health care, retail)

  • Finance terms (finance, corporate finance, hedge funds, private equity, accounting) 

  • Marketing terms (marketing management, market research, trends)

  • “Management”




If you are researching specific sectors or doing company research, you will find expert advice in the research guides maintained by the Baker Library at Harvard Business School


You can find detailed guidance on specific research projects by searching Fast Answers, the FAQ system maintained by Baker librarians.


Note: several business databases are available only on-site at Baker Library, or only to HBS affiliates. 




ABI Inform 1971+  provides summaries and citations from over 1000 academic management, marketing, and general business journals, with full text available for more than 500 of these publications, including the Wall Street Journal. Over 350 English-language titles from outside the United States are included as part of this collection.


Business Source Complete  (Some titles go back to 1886). Similar to ABI, but with some unique content. The business interface, which offers more browse options, is optimized for navigating non-article materials.  Includes the full-text of Harvard Business Review. 1969+ Over 8,000 business journals, trade publications, newspapers, newswires, and transcripts.  Includes original language content.  

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