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Wharton MBA for Executives - Business Research Overview: Overview

An overview of key resources for Wharton MBA for Executives students.

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Overview

Welcome to the Wharton MBA for Executives Business Research Overview guide. This brief introduction will familiarize you with the most frequently used resources available through the Lippincott Library. Lippincott is the library of the Wharton School, with a primary focus on business information. While you won’t be spending time at the physical library, the vast majority of our resources are available electronically from anywhere, including news sources like the Wall Street Journal, academic journals like Journal of Marketing, extensive financial data, market research and more.

Beginning Your Research

Begin your Research on the Lippincott Library homepage:

  • Frequently used resources are listed at the top of the page under Business Databases.
  • Enter keywords in the Business FAQ search box to find resources that cover a particular topic (company profiles, company financials, etc.)
  • Use the Research Guides to explore resources for different industries and geographic areas.
  • Use the Course Guides to explore resources compiled for specific courses.
  • Find books, articles and databases in our Franklin catalog.

Appropriate Use

Library databases are licensed for academic use. They are commercial products that the library receives at educational rates.

Use them in support of your academic and coursework, but please do not use them for your work or business. 

Please see Restrictions on the Use of Penn Only Resources for more details. 

See also How may I use the library's resources for classes or projects that involve working with an external client?

Business Research Librarian

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Matthew Trowbridge
Contact:
Lippincott Library
3420 Walnut St., Room 243.3
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-898-6729
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