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Writing a literature review in Business and Economics

Books, articles, and other resources for a literature review;

Get Help

Need help with a research project? Schedule an appointment! 

Use the Schedule an Appointment button under my profile photo. We will meet online until further notice.

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.

Please check the University Statement on appropriate use of electronic resources if you have questions about appropriate use.

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

When available, they will appear here-  Attend a Business or Economics Research Workshop. If you would like to request  a workshop for your group or class, send me an email

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


Mason Online Students & Faculty

Services for Mason Online Students & Faculty

Home Delivery

As a student enrolled in a designated online or hybrid course, or a faculty member teaching a designated course, you may have books delivered directly to your home. ​With each delivery, Mason Libraries will provide a prepaid UPS label for you to use when returning the books.

Additional Services

These resources and services, available to all Mason students & faculty, are particularly useful for those enrolled in or teaching online classes:

Tip: When using the inPrimo search (accessed via the QuickSearch on the Mason Libraries homepagefrom off-campus, be sure to sign in to search the full range of available content.

Online Learning Librarian

In addition to your subject librarian, online students & faculty have access to a dedicated librarian to help with library-related questions. Email the Online Learning Librarian at