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List of Business "On Demand" Subject Guides

The guides listed below were created by Business Reference staff as handouts for use with the monthly Business Research Orientation sessions offered at the Library of Congress.

Please note that the primary audience for these handouts is business and economics researchers working in the Science & Business Reading Room of The Library of Congress, and that many of the resources listed in the guides are only available onsite at the Library of Congress or at other libraries which own or subscribe to these resources.

If you would like to receive a copy of one or more of these handouts, please copy and paste the title(s) of the handouts in which you are interested into the online request form on our Ask a Librarian page.

  • Bibliographic Citation SoftwareTools List Updated 2014
    Gathering citations for works you cite is made easier and more efficient with these tools.

  • Brazil: Searching Private Companies and Doing Business Guide. Updated 2014

  • The Budget Process Checklist. Updated 2013
    Covers U.S. and international budget resources.

  • Business Case Studies Guide. Updated 2014
    Covers business case studies methodology, sources of business cases which are freely available and for purchase.

  • Business History Resources Freely Available on the Internet. Updated 2014
    Basic list of freely available business history resources to get you started with your research either onsite at the Library of Congress or remotely. Ask about other Business History web guides from Business Reference Services.

  • Business News Resources. Updated 2014
    An annotated list of business news resources which include current, international and historical news coverage. As of Jan. 2012 these resoures are also included in a Business Reference Services web guide found at http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/news/news_main.html

  • Business News: Searching Twitter and Google. Updated 2014

  • Business Research Methodology: Bibliography of Core Books.
    Reading list of books on how to search and learn methods for organizing your research.

  • Company Research Checklist. Updated 2014
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing company research.

  • Databases for Historical Business Research Updated 2014
    Use this guide to do business history research within subscription databases while in the Science and Business Reading Room onsite.

  • Data Sets and Statistics Resources Updated 2014
    Provides an annotated, linked list of downloadable data sets and statistical resources useful for business and economics research.

  • Economics : Some Major Web Portals. Updated 2014
    Provides a link list of U.S. government and non-government Web sites useful for economists. Most of the resources are freely available.

  • How to Search for EJournal and Ebook Titles While in Library of Congress Reading Rooms. Updated 2014

  • Industry Research Checklist. Updated 2014
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing industry research.

  • Investors' Toolkit. Updated 2014
    List of databases and other resources available onsite at The Library of Congress which are useful for researching investments.

  • Job Research Updated 2014
    Resources and tips on how to search for employers (companies and industries).
    How to use social media for job research, privacy, and selling yourself to recruiters.

  • "Keeping Up with New Research" Toolkit. Updated 2014

  • Market Research Checklist. Updated 2014
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing market research.

  • Nonprofit Organizations: Resources. Updated 2014
    Resources for your research on nonprofit organizations and some tips for startups.

  • Open Access Repositories A-Z. Updated 2014
    Basic list of digital repositories which are freely available on the Web.

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility Resources. Updated 2014
    Definition of the concept of social entrepreneurship and resources for research.

  • Telecommunications Industry and Search Strategies Guide Updated 2014
    Provides search strategies for the LC catalog, freely available web portals, and subscription databases.

  • Translation Toolkit for Business Researchers. Updated 2014
    Automatic translation tools are recommended for use to "get an idea of the content" of an online work in a foreign language. Not recommended to produce official citable translations.

  • US Government Open Access Repositories Updated 2014

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