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Academic Literature and Case Study Resources


This guide will get you started on your research process in finding academic literature and business case studies.  You can contact the business librarian if you have any questions on how to access the resources reviewed in this guide. Please refer to your professor and syllabus for detailed information for the assignment.

Business Academic Literature and Peer Reviewed Articles

These are specific databases for searching business academic literature.

Case Studies

Case studies in Business can include a problem or scenario, analysis, and solutions. Browse these resources to find case studies from a range of publishers. 

Finding Articles Through Summon

This tool searches for books, articles, and other materials. It is a library version of Google.  Search for a topic, "business intelligence" AND "motivation" and then filter your results on the left-hand side to peer-reviewed articles. 

Start your search:

1. Watch this overview video of tips for using Summon (Link to video here)

2. Use the search box below to directly search Summon; enter your keywords to get started!

3. Use the features to limit your search: content type (type of source), date range, etc.

4.  When you find an article you like, click on the title; you'll be taken to a new page to access the article. Look for "Full Text" icons or links like these - PDF, PDF Full Text, HTML Full Text - in order to access the entire article online. Be sure to download, save, or email your article! 


Search Summon for articles, books, & more


Directly search Summon using the box below:

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