Library of Congress (LC) system Dewey Decimal System
HD 28 - 70 - Management 310’s - Statistics
HD 3611- 4730 - Industrial Policy 330’s - Economics
HF 5387 - Business Ethics 380’s - Commerce
HF 5718 - Business Communication 650’s – Management
Selected Reference Sources
American Business Leaders Ref HC102.5.A2 H36
Business Plans Handbook Ref HD62.7 .B865
Commercial Atlas & Marketing Guide Ref 658.8 Ran
Dictionary of Business Acronyms, Ref HF1002.5 .R67
Initials, and Abbreviations
Dictionary of Business & Management Ref HF1001 .R79
Directory of Business Information Ref HF54.52 .U5 D567
Directory of Executive Recruiters Ref 658.311 Dir
Encyclopedia of American Business Ref 338.097 Enc
Encyclopedia of Business Ref HF1001 .E466
Encyclopedia of Management Ref HD30.15 .E49
Encyclopedia of Management Techniques Ref HD30.15 .F56
Hoover’s Handbook of American Business Ref 338.7 Hoo
Hoover’s Handbook of Private Companies Ref 338.74 Hoo
Hoover’s Handbook of World Business Ref HG4009 .H66
International Directory of Company Histories Ref HD2721 .I63
International Houston Ref 338.38 Int
NYPL Business Desk Reference Ref 651 New
Oxford Dictionary of Business Ref 650.03 Dic
Small Business Handbook Ref 658.022 BUR
Small Business Sourcebook Ref HD2346 .U5 S66
Texas Manufacturers Directory Ref 338.767 Har
Finding Books, Electronic Books, Web Sites, and Audio-Visuals
Use the online library catalog to find books, e-books, internet sites, and A/V materials on business. Our catalog searches 2.5 million items at all LSCS colleges, Harris County libraries, and Montgomery County Libraries. You can access the catalog from the library computers or from home by going to our homepage http://www.lonestar.edu/library/. One of the easiest and most comprehensive ways to search is by “Keyword”, this search will look for your terms anywhere in the title, author, and description.
Finding Articles in Electronic Magazines, Newspapers, and Journals
This library subscribes to over 1300 business-related magazines, newspapers, and journals. You can search for specific journals by title in A-Z Ebsco (journal locator) found on our homepage. You can also search multiple journals at the same time by using one of our electronic databases.
List of most commonly used databases for business research
If you are off-campus you will need to enter your library barcode number on the back of your student ID to access these databases.
- Business Source Complete
(EBSCO) Provides "journal and magazine full-text articles, financial data, case studies, industry reports, market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more."
- Houston Business Journal - free web
(American City Business Journals, Inc.) Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives.
- Morningstar Investment Research Center (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
(Morningstar, Inc.) Mutual funds investment information.
NOTE: 5 simultaneous user limit
- ReferenceUSA (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
(NOTE: This link will refer you to the HCPL page where you will see the ReferenceUSA link and select it.)
ReferenceUSA (LSC-North Harris)
(InfoUSA) Search over 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; and 683,000 U.S. health care providers by various criteria.
- Value Line Investment Service (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
(Value Line) Investment advice on stocks.
- Wall Street Journal (LSCS Libraries)
(ProQuest) Provides full-text coverage from January 2, 1984 to the present.
- Westlaw Campus Research (LSCS Libraries)
(Thomson West) News, business, and legal research materials.
NOTE: Click the GO button at the bottom right corner of the first screen to search the database.
Almost all the periodicals on the 2nd floor of the library may be checked out. Only the current issues of the print periodicals on the 1st floor do not check out. You can also search for more titles in the catalog. Periodicals not found at this library can be obtained usually within a week through inter-library loan (ILL).
Find a list of print Business periodicals on this page: http://www.lonestar.edu/library/15387.htm.
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