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Broad Scholars Research Guide: All BUS Databases

Research Assistance

Business reference librarians are available:

Monday - Thursday: 10am-4pm

Friday: 10am-3pm

Phone: 517.355.3380

Ask A Business Librarian

Ask a Business Librarian

Gast Business Library

Gast Business Library
50 Law College Building
(517) 355-3380

Ask a Business Librarian

Business Research Guides

Find helpful library resources on conducting research on companies, industries, advertising and marketing, international marketing, private companies, and more.

The Value of Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceedings are research/papers presented at professional conferences.  They are often helpful to view since they document current research in a discipline.

Finding Conference Proceedings

The following business databases allow you to limit your search to conference proceedings:

  • Business Source Complete  Type your search terms and then look under 'Search Options' --> 'Document Type' --> Select 'Proceeding' and click the 'Search' button
  • Web of Science Type your search terms and then click the drop-down arrow next to 'Author' (default) --> Click to open 'Document Type' --> click to select 'Proceedings Paper' and click the 'Search button

Head, Gast Business Library

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Laura Leavitt Walesby
MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive, Room E403
East Lansing, MI 48824
Subjects: Business, Law