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Call Numbers for Business


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.

Print Magazines, Newspapers, and Journals

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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