Scholarly Research Databases

Start here to find scholarly articles, magazines and more.



wcc students only logo Business Source Premier: Comprehensive collection of scholarly business articles including finance, management, and marketing.

Company, Industry, and Market Research Reports. Also includes Harvard Business Review.


wcc students only logo Regional Business News: Comprehensive coverage of regional business publications.


wcc students only logo ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry: Full-text scholarly articles and industry journals in Business.

Study and compare specific trades and industries. Browse Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports, Annual Company Reports, Commodity Reports and more.


wcc students only logo Vocational & Career Collection: Trade and industry-related periodicals.

Business Reference Sources

FilmsOnDemand: Business & Economics contains documentary and educational films on a variety of business topics.

Credo Topics: Business.

wcc students only logo eLibrary: A browsable collection of multidisciplinary content. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and more unusual topics of research.

Browse the Stacks

Upstairs in the Stacks

H  Business

  • HB Economics
  • HD Management
  • HF Finances

Magazines & Newspapers

barron's logo Barron’s
Provides in-depth analysis and commentary on the markets.
Reports on news, ideas and trends affecting industry and the economy for those in business management, with national and international coverage.
The Economist
“Offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology.”
Articles, interviews, business profiles, financing, marketing, advertising and legislative news of note aimed at the small business owner or those planning to start a new or additional business.
Financial Times Logo Financial Times
(FT) is one of the world’s leading business news and information organizations, recognized internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy.
forbes logo Forbes
“Business news and financial news. Core topics include business, technology, stock markets, personal finance, and lifestyle.”
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“Fortune 500 daily & breaking business news.”
hbr logo Harvard Business Review
“Written for upper level management. Presents analysis of management problems and helpful commentary on advanced thinking and practice in all fields of management and administration.”
Inc. logo Inc.
“Advice, tools, and services that help your small business grow.” Available in print in the library.

Money Magazine logo

“Personal finance news and advice.” Available in print in the library.
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Key scholarly journals

Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice
“Current research, educational techniques, features on government policy, book reviews and announcements for members of the US Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.”

Administrative Science Quarterly
“Articles that advance understanding, address administration or have mutual relevance for empirical investigation and theoretical analysis that advance the understanding of administration.”

Business Law & Education

American Business Law Journal
“Original manuscripts, commentary and review essays on all aspects of business law published for members of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.”

American Journal of Business Education
“Publishes papers that significantly contribute to the understanding of the science and practice of business pedagogy. … Articles may include but are not limited to teaching business topics to adult students, non-English speaking students, non-computer literate students, and distance education students.”

Human Resources

British Journal of Industrial Relations (1 yr embargo)
“A journal of work and employment relations, with a focus on the institutions, processes, and practices associated with these relations and their implications for matters of economy and society”

Human Resources Management Review
“Devoted to the publication of conceptual and theoretical articles pertaining to human resource management and allied fields. Focus on the central issues of human resource management.”

International Labour Review
“Feature articles, news briefs, conference reports and proceedings, comparative studies and surveys, statistical reference books, codes of practice and educational books in subjects of interest to members of the International Labour Organization.”

Marketing & Tourism & Consumer Research

Journal of Marketing
“Publishes articles selected by blind review judged on their contributions to the advancement of the science and/or practice of marketing that provide new insights, new ideas or new empirical results.”

Journal of Consumer Research
“An interdisciplinary journal focusing on all aspects of consumer education.”

Journal of Tourism Futures
A free online tourism journal started in 2015.

Journal of Marketing Research
“Written for technically oriented professional market researchers and academicians. Articles cover concepts, methods, & applications of marketing research, as well as reviews and comments relating to the research industry and its practices.”

Recommended Websites

Khan Academy: Entrepreneurship
Currently features an interview series. “Personal lessons and insights from accomplished entrepreneurs are the basis of this interview series produced by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Khan Academy.”

Standford eCorner
Offers 3000 free videos and podcasts, featuring entrepreneurship and innovation thought leaders.

Ted Talks logo

TED Talks: Business
A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of business.