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PhD Candidates--Guide to Business Library Resources: Business Resources

A guide to databases and library services for PhD candidates at USC's Moore School of Business


See the drop-down menu and select DATABASES for more information


Use the Advanced Search feature of the Catalog to select E-BOOKS under "Material Type" and business as the Subject.

Examples of new business e-books:



A Bloomberg Terminal is a computer system that accesses Bloomberg Professional service. Use it to-

  • Monitor and analyze real-time financial market data movements
  • View news, price quotes, and messaging across its proprietary secure network
  • Find historical information on bonds, commodities, equities, currencies, and more
  • Research companies, industries, and mergers & acquisitions

Wall Street Journal

Web-based version of this leading business newspaper is now available through Factiva (link below)

Research Guides

Research guides by Business Librarians are helpful in beginning your research.


Electronic versions of serials are found by searching TDNet/E-journals (link below).

If not available electronically, some serials can still be accessed in print. Look in the Classic Catalog for these.

Circulating Monographs

The circulating collection contains the most recent monographs in selected call number ranges in the HB-HJ Library of Congress classification system. In addition, Thomas Cooper Library houses many business and economics monographs.  These materials are listed in the library catalog.