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Business Administration Research Guide

A guide for conducting research in the Business Administration program

Finding Books

Use OneSearch on the library's homepage to find books and ebooks, and to find items to borrow from other libraries. Visit our OneSearch guide for more information or take a look at the video below. 



Finding Print Books on the Shelves

Image breaking down the different parts of a call number on a book.

Subject Headings

Subject Headings are a great way to find books on your topic in OneSearch

1. First, do a simple keyword search on your topic and limit to Resource Type > Books

2. Second, click on the book's title and scroll down to Subjects

3. Click on any of the subjects to be taken to other books assigned that same subject heading. 

Browsing the Print Collection

The Cal Poly Humboldt Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System to organize books alphabetically by subject area.* The main alphabetical sections for Business Administration research are H and BF, located on the 2nd floor of the library. 

*Keep in mind that many of the library's more current books are in ebook format, which you can find by using OneSearch. 

BF Psychology
BF636-637 Applied psychology (e.g. '7 Habits of Highly Effective People')
BF531-593 Emotion (e.g. emotional intelligence)
GV716 Sports finance & economics
HA Statistics
HB Economics
HC Economic History and conditions
HD Industries, Labor, Real Estate
HE Transportation, Communications
HF Commerce, Advertising
HG Finance, Accounting
HJ Public Finance
HS Societies, Organizations
ML3790-3795 Music industry
TX901-946.5 Hospitality industry