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Use this guide to find important databases and other types of resources in the field of management.

Topic Overviews

Subject dictionaries and encyclopedias provide definitions and short articles about concepts used in a subject. They can help when starting a project by providing topic overviews, ideas for precise search terms, and possible research topics and questions.

Many of these sources are in electronic format, but some are available only in print at the library. 

Examples of reference sources in management are listed on this page: 

Foreign Language Dictionaries

The Rod Library collection includes business-related foreign language dictionaries as well as general language dictionaries.

Check Onesearch with keyword search strategies such as: english AND russian AND dictionar* 


The sources in this section provide biographical information ranging from a paragraph to a few pages about current and historical business leaders. Company websites sometimes include biographical information about their executives.