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Harvard Business Review: Finding Articles

This guide provides instructions on how to access Harvard Business Review articles, as far back as 1922, in the Busines Source Complete database.

Harvard Buiness Review Online

Online Access to HBR Journal Articles and Digital Articles

The Business Library provides online access to Harvard Business Review back to the first issue in 1922 and Harvard Business Review Digital Articles back to March 2007 in the Business Source Complete database.

Trying to find a specific article? 

1. Access the Harvard Business Review via the Business Source Complete database.

2. Click on "Search within this publication" in the upper left corner. (You can also navigate to a specific issue on the right.)


3. Leave the entry (JN "Harvard Business Review") in the first field. Add the title in the second field and select "TI title" from the drop down field.


4. Click on the "Search" button.


Note: The Business Library is unable to provide Harvard Business Review case studies. For information on how to purchase a HBR Case Study please see:

HBR Case Studies to Purchase

    (Be sure to check if your instructor has already created a coursepack for your course, which would include cases, and will provide the direct link to it for purchase).


Additional Harvard Publications

Print & Microfilm

In the Stacks (print version)

The Business Library also has Harvard Business Review in print on the shelf (1990 - present) and in microfilm (1958 - present):

Harvard business review
HF5001 .H3

A reference librarian can help you find it on the shelf or access the microfilm.

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