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  • Business Source CompleteJournal, trade publication and magazine articles covering all aspects of business
  • Factiva : National and international newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal
  • MarketLine Advantage: Company, industry and country reports
  • IBISWorld: Industry research and risk rating reports, as well as some global reports. 
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Refining Your Topic: Business Scandals
The easiest way to find a specific topic with lots of information available is to start by looking at news articles.  You can find these in the Factiva database.

Here's a short video that will show you tips for selecting your topic. (Low Sound. Please turn up your speakers.):

Resources for Solving a Business Problem
  • City of Austin: Good source of demographic information about Austin
  • Mintel : Market research reports on consumer goods and services in the US, UK, and Europe
  • ReferenceUSA : Basic directory information on US businesses and consumers.  Allows you to make specialized lists of businesses
  • Social Explorer : Interactive maps of historical census data
Citations & Avoiding Plagiarism
Google Tricks
  • Search for PowerPoint presentations and white papers by adding filetype:ppt or filetype:pdf to your keywords
  • Limit to education and organization sites by adding site:edu or site:org to your keywords