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Business: Getting Started

This guide contains information on how to do research in the field of business.

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Information about Business Information Resources

Most-Used Electronic Business Resources

The following databases allow for the broadest, most comprehensive, and most easily-accessible coverage of business topics.

Business Research Methods

New Databases

The following Business database has been recently added by the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Business and Economics Liaison

Peter Hesseldenz
W.T. Young Library

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0456

(859) 218-1840

What's New

Database Trial:  Avention

We are currently providing trail access to Avention (formerly One Source).  Please take a look and tell me what you think.

Avention primarily provides information on companies, both public and private,  It includes information about executives and corporate family structures as well as analysts’ reports, SWOT analyzes, and financial records.  It includes an advanced search which allows for downloading sets of data.

In addition to the company information, Avention also includes industry reports from a variety of provided.

Avention Trial

If anyone would like further information about the product, the company has offered to hold online training sessions.  Let me know and I can set that up for you.

Please send comment or questions to me: