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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 an online request form on our Ask a Librarian page.

  • Brazil: Searching Private Companies and Doing Business Guide. Updated 2012

  • The Budget Process Checklist. Updated July 2011
    Covers U.S. and international budget resources.

  • Business Case Studies Guide. Updated 2011
    Covers business case studies methodology, sources of business cases which are freely available and for purchase.

  • Business History Resources. Updated 2011
    Basic list of business history resources to get you started with your research.

  • Business News Resources. Updated 2012
    An annotated list of business news resources which include current, international and historical news coverage. This guide provides hyperlinks to recommended Web resources and subscription databases which are available onsite only in the Business Reading Room. As of Jan. 2012 this is a Web guide found at

  • Business News: Searching Twitter and Google . Updated 2011
    Provided by an expert searcher, Mary Ellen Bates.

  • 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 2011
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing company research.

  • Economics Guide. Updated July 2011
    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 2011

  • Industry Research Checklist. Updated 2011
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing industry research.

  • Investors Toolkit. Updated 2011
    List of databases and other resources useful for researching investments which are available onsite at The Library of Congress

  • "Keeping Up with New Research" Toolkit. Updated 2012

  • List of Bibliographic Citation Software Tools. Updated 2011
    Gathering citations for works you cite is made easier and more efficient with these tools.

  • Market Research Checklist. Updated 2011
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing market research.

  • Nonprofit Organizations: Resources. Updated 2010
    Resources for your research on nonprofit organizations.

  • Open Access Repositories A-Z. Updated 2011
    Basic list of digital repositories which are freely available on the Web.

  • Resources on Social Entrepreneurship. Updated 2010
    Definition of the concept of social entrepreneurship and resources for research.

  • Translation Toolkit for Business Researchers. Updated 2009
    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.

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