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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 2017

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

  • Business Case Studies Guide. Updated 2015
    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: Searching Twitter and Google. Updated 2014

  • Business Research Methodology Guide.
    Provides books, journal titles, and other resources. Includes a section on what to do after you publish and want to use social media for distribution of your ideas. Updated 2014

  • Company Research Checklist. Updated 2017
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing company research.

  • Data Sets and Statistics Resources Updated 2015
    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 2017
    A checklist of sources you can use when performing industry research.

  • 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 2015

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

  • 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.

  • 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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Last updated: 12/19/2018

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