Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Use this popular research database to find business articles from 2,200 journals and magazines in marketing, management, information technology, operations, human resources, accounting, finance and economics dating back to 1965. Additional company and industry profiles from Datamonitor are included along with country reports and SWOT analyses.

Going back to 1806, this is the most comprehensive database for psychological research. With a little guidance from this tutorial, you'll be able to go from a general idea to a very precise set of results of scholarly materials.

Search within a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of journal article citations. Subjects generally covered are within Science and technology, arts and humanities, and social sciences . Use the citation web to find articles and journals with the most impact. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Find help on their website.

General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database. Includes full text access to over 4,000 scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications back to 1975. A great place to start your research on any topic. Find search tips on their help page.

Indexes, Other

Index from the Juran Center at the Carlson School of Management. Search for scholarly and professional literature found in journals, magazines, books, and other publications covering all aspect of quality and performance improvement.

Catalogs and Bibliographies


"An annotated guide" / Ronald W. Walters and Cedric Johnson.

Leadership Resources: A guide to training and development tools / edited by Mary K. Schwartz

The Center for Creative Leadership published this volume for people who are responsible for leadership development and includes references to books, periodicals, conferences and websites.

Leadership Styles in the Public and Private Sectors

"A selective bibliography" /by Jay Marme This bibliography is a selected list of journal articles on leadership styles in the public and private sectors appearing between 1982 and 1987.


Search with the Library Catalog to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

Find books, journals, articles, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, theses/dissertations, machine-readable data files, and any other materials available in libraries worldwide. This covers all subject areas. Request items through Interlibrary Loan using the ILLiad link on each item's record. WorldCat is produced by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc.)

General Reference Sources

Books by and about Leaders

Managing the dream : reflections on leadership and change / Warren Bennis


Edited by Nigel Nicholson ; advisory editors, Randall S. Schuler, Andrew Van de Ven.

General Reference Works

This volume is recognized for its comprehensive coverage of leadership. It also includes as extensive Glossary, References List, Subject and Author Index. Overall an excellent resource for all aspects of leadership.

Handbooks and Manuals

Cynthia D. McCauley, Russ S. Moxley, Ellen Van Velsor, editors.

Edited by Stewart R. Clegg, Cynthia Hardy and Walter R. Nord.

Jossey-Bass handbook of nonprofit leadership and management

By: Robert D. Herman and associates.

Leadership History

Leader's companion

"Insights on leadership through the ages" / edited by J. Thomas Wren.

Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

Electronic Journal Titles

Journal Titles

Launched in 2007, the mission of the Journal of Leadership Studies is to publish leadership research and theoretical contributions that bridge the gap between scholarship and practice and that exemplify critical inquiry into contemporary organizational issues and paradigms.

A Wiley Interscience e-journal by Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management.

Full text available through the ScienceDirect link.

Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

The International Leadership Association serves as an independent global network for all those with a professional interest in leadership.

Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to: import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles include your own notes

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