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Business: Looking for help?

Guide to help students research and learn more on business topics.

  Need help finding or using library resources? On this page you can get Help with recommended databasesAsk A Librarian, find Related Research Guides for Business that connect you to other business-related guides, citation help guides, and general database help. Improve your search skills and take a few minutes to watch Tips & Tricks: Phrase Searching and What are Databases and Why You Need Them.

Help with recommended databases

Get general help information on using the recommended business databases. These resources do not provide specific help for searching for business information or any class assignments or projects. They simply help you use the database.

Phrase searching is an especially important search method which saves you time and gets you better search results.

Need help? Questions?

  Ask a Librarian when you need research assistance or help using library resources.

Related Research Guides for Business

Find more resources

These research guides connect you to career information, help you find business statistics (data guide), global topics (international guide), and computer topics (technology guide).

Get citation help

Discover online and library resources to help with citations for your business assignments.

Help with databases

Login issue? Need technical help using a library resource? Check for answers in the Database Help guide or Videos guide (if using a streaming video collection).

Video: Tips & Tricks: Phrase Searching

Tired of too many useless search results?  Take 70 seconds to watch Tips & Tricks: Phrase Searching and improve your search for relevant information in databases and websites.

  On the Vol State Need Help page at the end of this video the information on SMS / Text  is outdated. Check our Ask a Librarian web page for ways we can assist you with your research.

Video: What are Databases and Why You Need Them

Our library research guides recommend databases, but what are databases? This 2 ½ minute video explains databases and will help you better understand the benefits of using a database. The video is close-captioned and was created in 2011 by Yavapai College.