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Case Competition - Business Resources: Research Resources

Types of information

Information sources for business come in a variety of types. Some of the most common types you will use include:

  • Newspapers
  • Trade publications
  • Magazines
  • Scholarly journals

Atlanta Business Chronicle's Book of Lists

Online Atlanta Business Chronicle newspaper and Book of Lists are accessible through the GSU WiFi at the Atlanta campus. When off-campus, access it through the GSU VPN or through Robinson's Career Advancement Center.  See attached PDF below for more information on off-campus access. 

Article Resources

While the library has some journals, magazines & trade publications in print on the first floor of Library North, far more are available through the databases that are available. A selection of some places to start with research:

  • ABI/Inform Complete  - good for articles, news and trade publications
  • Business Source Complete - Company profiles, SWOT analyses, market research, trade publications
  • Google Scholaran excellent way to locate scholarly resources. Link your your Google Scholar's Settings to Georgia State University Library will let you quickly find out if we have access to that item through the library's resources. 

Business Consulting Books in the Georgia State University Library

The Library has a number of books focused on business consulting and communication in business. Some of these items are listed below. To find others, check the items close to these on the library shelves, or try searching for some of these terms:

  • Business consulting
  • Business communication
  • Business presentations

Sample Resources

One-button Studio

The library has one of the One-Button Presentation studios available on campus where your group can practice and record your consulting presentations.