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Selected Research Resources


  • Mergent Intellect - Looking for Hoover's? Use this instead!
  • OneSource - Directory of 20+ million U.S. and international companies
  • Thomson One - U.S. & international public companies. MUST USE INTERNET EXPLORER



Market research


Theses from other universities

Finding journal articles & more

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Broad coverage, including citation tracking

  • Web of Science- engineering, social science and management topics / also finds papers by cited reference searching.
  • Scopus - a direct competitor to Web of Science. Index to science, social science, and engineering research journals. Includes cited reference searching


  • Compendex - covers engineering research journals.  Also includes Inspec, for electronics, computing, robotics research. Watch this video (3:32) to learn more.


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Quick Answers: social sciences and management

Quick Answers: social sciences and management provides answers to frequently asked questions. This tool replaced the Dewey Research Advisor.