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Business Plans

Resources for preparing and writing a business plan

Get Help

Need help with a research project? Schedule an appointment! 

Use the button above to access my calendar to schedule your appointment. We will meet in my office, Fenwick 2203. (In the fall and spring semesters I also meet with students in ENT008 on Thursday afternoons from 2-5, either by appointment or walk-in.) I am also available to meet via phone or Skype if you are unable to come in.

If you don't find a time that works for you send me an email and I will try to find a convenient time for you.

I offer workshops throughout the semester on business and economics research.

The schedule is here: Attend a Business Research Workshop. If you would like to request  a workshop for your group or class, , send me an email

George Mason University provides a number of academic support services free of charge.

Business Research tutorials and class presentations

Research Basics

Watch this video to learn how to find and evaluate business articles (updated Jan. 2020)

Watch this video to understand the Information Cycle

Watch this video to learn basic catalog searching

Watch this video to understand the different types of resources

Watch this video to understand how to find a specific article

Watch this video to understand how to search a database for articles

Watch this video to learn how to find a Harvard article (created by Kelly Bennett)

Watch this video to search for articles in Business Press publications

Watch this video to learn how to identify professionals in your field

Welcome to Mason Libraries video - Overview of services

Refining your search with Boolean operators and truncation

Watch this video to use the library databases for company research

Watch this video to use the library databases for industry research

Watch this video to use the library databases for marketing research