MGMT 302/Abzug
Guide for finding sources at the George T. Potter Library
Irene Kuchta - sEPTEMBER 9, 2008


 I. Library Homepage:

Provides access to the catalog (OPAC), databases, interlibrary loan forms, etc.

II.  Country Information

Doing Business in....( K3826.4 .D64 ) and  Doing Business and Investing in...              . ( K3826.4 .D642)


(Databases A-Z )

Provides political and economic surveys of 191 countries. Coverage is updated continuously. Provides on-line information update from United Press International and nine other international news organizations, as well as periodic data updates provide the latest political, economic, corporate, and environmental information on a country by country basis as it occurs.

Business Source Elite

(Databases A-Z)

Browse Country Reports

Library of Congress Country Studies

Subject Resources/Countries

This website contains the online version of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army

Background Notes from the U.S. Department of State

Subject Resources/Countries

This site, from the Bureau of Public Affairs, contains the full-text to the "Background Notes" publications. Information is included on people, history, government, and political conditions from countries which the United States has relations

III.  Finding a company to study for FCAT

  • Journal Finder: this provides information regarding if a journal is available full-text online, in print in the library, or available on microfilm.  Search for a business journal and browse recent issues.
  • Search one of the business databases for articles on topics such as "Mergers AND Organizational behavior"
  • In General Busness File peruse subjects like "Corporate Culture" choose "Narrow by subdivision"
  • Come to the library and browse through paper journals like Business Week

IV.  Journal Articles

Scholarly/Peer Reviewed/Refereed articles have been reviewed by a selected panel of experts in the discipline covered by that journal).

ABI/INFORM Global Click off box " Scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed"
Business Source Premier Click off box  " Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals"
General Business File Limit current search "to refereed publications "
Cabell's Directories Provides information on publication guidelines, review information and circulation data

V.  Company Information



LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations

HG4057 .A217 2007 (Reference - 3rd floor)

International and U.S. corporations by geographic location.  Lists worldwide subsiaries.
LexisNexis Academic Choose "Business " then "Dossier Create a Company List " to find companies in New Jersey
General Business File Choose "Advanced Search" and "Compy Profiles"  Investment reports give a picture of analysts' concerns.
Thomson One Banker Analytics Thomson ONE Banker provides access to relevant real-time global market data, news, and authoritative content from industry-leading sources.
Regional Business News With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). This database has full text for more than 50 sources.

VI. Newspapers and Journals


Wall Street Journal

ABI/INFORM Global - 1984-

ProQuest Newspapers 1984-

Wall Street Journal (Historical) 1889-1988

New York Times

ProQuest Newspapers 1984-

New York Times (Historical) 1851-2001

LexisNexis Academic 1980-

America's Newspapers America's Newspapers from NewsBank provides full-text articles from the electronic editions of record for more than 300 U.S. newspapers. Newsbank includes the full-text of the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Record (NJ), and The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ).


Interlibrary Loan: allows studens to borrow a book or article that the Potter library does not own. There is a link from the Journal Finder page.

VII.  Evaluating Web Sites:   What to look for when using the internet for research.

VIII. Bibliographies

Use the Citing Websites and Print Sources for citation style guidance.

If the website does not answer your question, MLA handbook for writers of research papers / Joseph Gibaldi. LB2369 .G53 2003 is available at the circulation desk.

Need more help? Visit or call the Reference Desk: 201.684.7574

Use QandA NJ a 24/7 virtual chat with a reference librarian.