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Research Guide for the Whitman School of Management Introductory Business Course


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As you work toward successful completion of the SOM 122 Team Business Project, consider the suggested research starting points on this guide, which was designed by the business librarian and SOM faculty

Refer to this guide homepage for general information and to the other guide pages (see tabs at the top of this page) for more specific research recommendations. Remember that these are only suggestions of where to begin. Feel free to explore additional resources via the following:

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a research consultation, please contact the business librarian.

Business & Management Librarian

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Stephanie JH McReynolds
Please email or call for research guidance or an appointment year-round at Bird Library.
(315) 443-9524

The following drop-in office hours are also regularly held during the spring and fall semesters:

Tuesdays, 1 pm to 3 pm
Whitman, at a table in the hallway on the second floor

Thursdays, 3 pm to 4 pm
Bird Library, in the Blackstone LaunchPad (first floor)

Fridays, 10 am to Noon
Whitman, Falcone Center (Room 116)

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Summon is a search engine for most of the Syracuse University Libraries’ collections and other resources beyond SU Libraries.

Includes articles, books, journals, maps, sound recordings, archival materials, government documents, and more. Use for searching for articles. Narrow or expand results using multiple search refinements.


Note that some specialized business research databases are not indexed in Summon. If you are having trouble finding the business information you need, consider going directly to the appropriate business database or contacting the business librarian.