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Business Research Resources for "Non-Business-y" Types: News & Articles
An accompanying guide to the Enriching Scholarship presentation of the same name: https://ttc.iss.lsa.umich.edu/ttc/sessions/business-research-tips-for-non-business-y-types/
Wilson Business Abstracts focuses on business publications, both scholarly and trade.
Biz article search tips
An article search can often turn up all kinds of information on your company or industry. An article search allows you to be creative with your keywords describing your industry and/or you can also search on terms like "consumers and attitudes" or "supply chain or SCM or logistics" or "best practices," etc. to see what turns up. Articles are also a great source for finding consumer data. Be on the lookout for research articles related to your topic--look for the data section to see what resources the authors cite (See the Google Scholar search box to the right).
Subject indexing and abstracts of economics journals and books, dissertations, and working papers from 1969 forward. Topics include economic theory and history, monetary theory and financial institutions, labor economics, international, regional and urban economics.