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Andrew Carnegie Library

Livingstone College


Library Guide



Finding Articles at Andrew Carnegie Library


Articles in journals, newspapers, and magazines are found by searching an index. Search for a topic by using a keyword search or for a specific article by using an author or a title search. The databases listed below include articles on topics in business, business education, management, marketing, economics, and accounting as it relates to business administration.


Available through NC Live:; or!/search?ho=t&l=en&q=(business%20administration)%20AND%20(accounting,%20marketing,%20entrepreneurship)!/search?ho=t&fvf=IsFullText,true,f%7CIsScholarly,true,f%7CContentType,Journal%20Article,f&l=en&q=business%20administration




ABI/INFORM Collection

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.

Business Link North Carolina

Programs and resources for people starting a new business or moving a business to North Carolina

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database

Articles span Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.

Films on Demand Video Collection

Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.


Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more

New York Times

Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).


In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries

ProQuest Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.

ProQuest Asian & European Business Collection

This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.

ProQuest Business Market Research Collection

This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots.

ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database

Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.


Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

Regional Accounts Data - Local Area Personal Income

Personal income and population summary estimates, detailed county annual tables of income and employment, wage and salary summary estimates.


Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

Testing & Education Reference Center

A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

US Newsstream

News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines

Wall Street Journal

Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current)

ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database

Business & Management
Career, Jobs & Test Preparation
Journals, Magazines, & Newspapers


NC Live also offers the Business Information Center where patrons can search NC Live business information sources: Market Research and Business Data

SimplyAnalytics  Generate maps and marketing reports using demographic, business, and consumer expenditure data.

ReferenceUSA  Get in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents.  Find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, conduct market research and more.

Small Business Development

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

Find information on starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business.

Creating a business plan:

Small Business Planner from the U.S. Small Business Administration

Business Plan Template from Purdue University

More business development tools:

Business Link North Carolina: Start a Business How to Start a Business in NC

North Carolina Small Business Administration

Foundation Center: Non-Profit Grant Seekers


Periodicals in print for Business Administration available in the Andrew Carnegie Library:

            Black Enterprise – print only

            Charlotte Observer – print only

            Consumer Reports – print only

            Entrepreneur – print only

            Forbes – print only

            Inc 500 – print only

            Street & Smiths SportsBusiness Journal – print and online

            Time – print only

            Wall Street Journal – print and online


Finding Books at Andrew Carnegie Library

Regular collection books and reference books in the Library collection are listed in the online catalog, which is available from the Library home page or . Books may also be found by browsing under the following call numbers in the stacks:





Labor economics


Financial economics


Economics of land & energy


Socialism & related systems


Public finance


International economics




Macroeconomics & related topics


Management & auxiliary services, Commerce


Accounting, Commerce


General management


Advertising & public relations


Books in print for Business Administration, economics, management, marketing, education and accounting available in the Andrew Carnegie Library include more than 1,940 with at least 121 titles focusing on Business Administration.  A sampling of the titles is:

After the music stopped – HB 3717 .B55 2013

Alan Greenspan: the age of turbulence – HB 119 .G74 A3 2008

Business adventures: twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street – HGT 181 .B836 2014

Basic economics – HB 171 .S713 2011

Boomerang: travels in the new third world – HB 3717 .L49 2012

Business planning for turbulent times: new methods for applying scenarios – HD 30.28 .B848 2010

Capital in the twenty-first century – HB 501 .P43613 2014

Dynamic economic decision making – HD 30.23 .H36835

Entrepreneurship – HB 615 .B366 2012

Global entrepreneurship – HB 615 .K76 2014

Happy healthy nonprofit – HD 2769.15 .K36 2017

Misbehaving: the making of behavioral economics – HB 75 .T9 2011

No more work: why full employment is a bad idea – HD 8045 .L58 2016

Numbers rule your world – HA 29 .F845 2010

Out of poverty: sweatshops in the global economy – HD 2337 .P694 2014

Real estate accounting made easy – HF 5686 .R3 F25 2010

Rethinking the MBA: business education at a Crossroads – HF 1131 .D38 2010

This changes everything: capitalism vs the climate – HC 79 .E5 K56 2015

Two narratives of political economics – HB 75 .T9 2011

Wealth of nations – HB 161 .S655 2014

What I didn’t learn in business school – HD 30.28 .H36835 2010


Books and eBooks from other sources are listed in databases available through NC Live: or you may search specific databases

  • EBook Central Academic and Public Library Complete  Scholarly titles supporting student and   faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.     

  • eBooks on EBSCOhost   Source contains nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and

professional books online.

  • eLibrary This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.

oOpen Library   More than 100,000 downloadable e-books on a variety of subjects

There are more than 16,000 eBook titles available that are full text online:  A sampling of titles include:

Business climate shifts: profiles of change makers

Common knowledge: how companies thrive by sharing what they know

Future of the MBA: designing the thinkers of the future

Management and leadership of educational marketing research, practice and applications

Managing diversity-the courage to lead

Managing value in organisations: new learning management, and business models

Presentation skills, one hour workshop

Project management: case studies


Print and Audiovisual Materials not available at Andrew Carnegie Library may be ordered through Interlibrary Loan from any library listed in the OPAC. 

WorldCat Union catalog - lists books available through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).


Films are available through Films on Demand with NC Live:


Films on Demand Video Collection and the NC Live Video Collection More than 17,000 videos in business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, instructional and vocational training videos.  A sampling of titles includes:

Business Basics 2012

Business, Management and Administration 2007

            Careers in Management: Skills

            Careers in Management: Prerequisites and education

            Corporate Accounting Assistants

            Administrative Assistant

            Account Director

Evaluating Business Performance: Small Business Case Studies 2006

Marketing, Sales and Service 2007

Starting an Online Business 2012

The Business Plan 2009

Working with Business Administration (2009)

Business, Management & Administration (2007)

Business, Finance, and Government Administration (2009)

The Future of Business Education: Ethical Markets 6 (2015)

The Business of Green (2010)


  • Read Online




Finding Other Electronic Resources at Andrew Carnegie Library

The resources in the following list offer information and tutorials available through NC LIVE:

ReferenceUSA:  Business and consumer research platform helps you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people.

Gale Virtual Reference:  Contains books & literature, history & biography, philosophy &                                  religion.

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