|Scholarly Sources||Popular Sources|
|Techinical language||Simple language|
|Original research, in-depth analysis||Reporting on research, broad coverage|
|Footnotes, endnotes, bibliographies||Few or no citations|
Search our library catalogs using Keywords, for Titles of books and journals, or for Authors of books and essays. The library catalog is a list of everything the library owns.
LexisNexis Academic: Use the "Get Company Info" tab on the lower right corner of the search page to find information on companies by name (e.g. "De Beers"). Click the "Company Dossier" link the in "Get Company Info" tab and click the "Industry" link to search by industry (e.g., "diamonds").
Hoover: Select "Companies", "Industries", or "People" from the drop-down menu next to the search box.
EBSCO: Choose multiple databases to search at once. For this assignment Business Source Complete and EconLit will be a good place to start.
You can also browse our complete list of databases.