The aim of this guide is to familiarize students and faculty here at MSU with the business research sources available in the Sprague Library. It will not be an exhaustive list, but will touch on the major kinds of tools the library provides. Use the navigation bar above or the table of contents below to explore the guide. The table of contents has summaries of what is covered in each section.
Suggestions for additions to the guide, ways to make it clearer or for new resources that would add to the depth of the library's collection are welcome.
William Vincenti, Reference Librarian
How to search for
- Tools for identifying and describing industries.
- Company information sources.
- Outside factors that influence an industry.
Where to find financial ratios. It might seem simple, but more than one source is needed. The library has six good sources.
Business Journals & Data Sources
Descriptions of the main journal indexes and business data sources available in the Sprague Library.