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ENTR 2P51: Entrepreneurship Basics

Sources & strategies for feasibility analysis & entrepreneurial startups.

Finding Academic Research

Research is an iterative process with multiple steps, as illustrated in the following graphic.The first iteration is represented by the large blue boxes. As you move through the process and evaluate your search results, you may decide to select a different database, or revise your search strategy, in order to increase the number of results, or to make the results more relevant.


Key Business Databases

Entrepreneurship research literature is scattered across a number of Business and Management disciplines. The following Library databases are recommended starting points for identifying relevant research findings on Entrepreneurship topics.

Remember to limit the results to Peer Reviewed (Scholarly) Journals, as these databases also include non-scholarly sources such as newspapers and business magazines.

Scholarly Entrepreneurship Journals

The following is a selective list of scholarly entrepreneurship journals, but articles on topics related to entrepreneurship and new business ventures may appear in many other journals, so it is best to 'cast a wide net' by searching for your topic in one of the key business databases listed on this page.