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MBA Program Orientation: Resources

Business News Sources

Free internet resources

  • Crain's Chicago Business

    Local Chicago publication, limited free content. Get full text from 1996-present via the library's subscription to MasterFILE Premier.

  • Wall Street Journal

    Limited free content. Get full text via the library's subscription to ProQuest Newsstand.

Databases & Print Resources with company information

  • Company Histories, vols. 1 - 67, R338.74 I61
  • Encyclopedia of Consumer Brands R658.8343 E56 Three volumes, Describes brand origins, product importance, marketing strategies, litigation, etc.
  • Hoovers' Handbook of Private Companies ~Rare source for privately-owned company information R338.7 H789P

Business Journal Article resources and industry information

There are full-text case study sources in the Business Source Premier database; if you try searching for the company in one box, use the keywords "case," "case*," (asterisk searches all endings of the word "case"), or "case studies" and the name of a company in the second box.

Marketing/ Demographics

Use these resources to find information relating to local, state, national, and international demographics.

Citation Linker

If you have a journal or book citation and you want to see if we have the full-text in print or electronic versions, click on the Citation Linker above.

On this screen, enter as much of the citation infomation as you can...if we have the book or journal in our collection, you'll be given a link to that item. 

Books

Elmhurst I-Share Catalog

The catalog of the A.C. Buehler Library. Use this resource to find books, ebooks, journal titles, movies, and music owned by Elmhurst College, and information about items located in over 80 academic and research libraries in Illinois.