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Global Business: Start Your Research Here

This guide features resources for international management or business administration research.

OER

Click on the link below for Open Educational Resources on Global Business:

Mason OER Metafinder

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Company and Industry Research Resources

If you need to gather information about specific companies and industries, we recommend that you consult the Company and Industry Information Research Guide.

Country Profile Databases

The following databases provide access to country profiles for numerous countries around the world.

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For statistics and demographic data for various countries, explore International Statistics Web sites.

Reference Databases

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Recommended Statistics Databases

The following databases provide access to statistics and other kinds of data.

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Recommended Subject-Focused Reference Books

The following encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and almanacs are recommended for research relating to Management. Books with a Call Number beginning with the letters "Ref" are shelved in alphanumeric order by call number in the Reference Collection on the second floor of the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons. Books with the designation "Electronic Resource" are e-books, which are accessible by clicking the hyperlinked title.

Subject Guide

Ask a Librarian

Listed below are options available for you to contact a reference librarian and ask for help with your research.