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Researching Business Information

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

Tutorials: Search Basics

Get Started with Searching

You can start your research by using the library's Big Red Search Box.

Using the Big Red Box you'll find sources that are available to you with your St. John Fisher login credentials. This includes:

  • Links to scholarly articles.
  • Links to newspaper and magazine articles.
  • Links to ebooks you can read in your browser.
  • Information about print books you can check out of Lavery Library.
  • ...and more

Watch Our Tutorials on Search Basics

This page features video tutorials that are a are a must-watch if you're new to searching for articles at Lavery Library. They are also a good refresher for anyone.

View the tutorials on this page to learn how to:

  • Use the Big Red Box to find books and articles of all types, including those from peer-reviewed and scholarly journals.
  • Search in a way that will lead you to the best results.
  • Save your search results.

The Big Red Box

Start your search with the Big Red Box

You can start searching by visiting Lavery Library's home page, and using the Big Red Box. 

Lavery Library's Big Red Box

Tutorial: Searching the Big Red Box: The Basics

Learn the basics of using the Library's Big Red Search Box!

Tutorial: Searching the Big Red Box: More Than the Basics

Learn how to save searches, save results, and more by logging into the Big Red Box.

Tutorial: Creating Search Statements: Find Keywords

This video is the first in a three-part series of Creating Search Statements. This video introduces the concept of selecting keywords from your research topic or question in order to search for library resources.

Finding Books During the Library Renovation

During the library renovation you can use Request for Pickup to get books from our offsite storage area.

Fisher students, faculty, and staff can still borrow books during the renovation, beginning January 2024.

  • You can browse a small part of our collections at Lavery Under the Steeple in Kearney Hall, ground floor.
  • To access the rest of our circulating collection you can use our Request for Pickup option when searching our Big Red Box
  • Want to use Request for Pickup to have us set aside something from our browsable collection for you? You can do that, too!