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Researching Business Information

Tutorials and links for researching company information and corporate governance issues.

Find Articles Using Recommended Databases

You can use the search strategies from Tutorials on Finding Peer-Reviewed & Scholarly Articles to search for articles.

On this page you will find the databases Lavery Library recommends for:

  • Scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles on business topics
  • Articles on topics related to business law and ethics


Find Articles and More in ABI/INFORM

You can use ProQuest's ABI/INFORM database to find:

  • articles published in scholarly journals
  • market and industry reports
  • articles from news sources, such as The Wall Street Journal
  • articles from industry- or trade-specific publications


Example search: ABI/Inform database

  • Search terms are "board of directors" AND (resignation OR turnover OR exit OR remov*) AND corporate governance
  • Limit to: Peer reviewed
  • Publication date: Last 5 years

Video Tutorials: How to Use ABI/INFORM

Learn the search basics for ABI/INFORM. This video has no narration.


More Lavery Library ABI/INFORM Tutorials:

Gale Business: Insights

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier Basic Search Example

In this example mini-video, each set of nested search terms are placed into their own search box.

In the top box: ("affinity groups" OR "employee resource group"); in the second box: ("early career" OR "career development"), and in the third box: ("African American women" OR "Women of Color").

You can also use "Search Options" to filter results by publication date or peer-review status.

Note: This video has no narrative audio. Descriptive captions are available.

Westlaw Campus Research

You can use this database to find sources on business law and ethics topics.