DeGroote School of Business

Research Services

Highlights of services offered

Library Services

  • Door-to-door delivery of books and articles not available at McMaster (i.e., Interlibrary Loan)
  • Access to all McMaster library holdings (i.e., online and print collections)
  • Popular Reading (Bibliaff) and “Honour System” Collections in the TD Learning Commons (RJC, 1st floor)

Skills and Development

  • Using library databases and other research tools (e.g., Business Source Complete, Factiva)
  • Help with assignments (e.g., access to SWOT analyses, financial data, market trends)
  • Citing your sources

Instructional Support

  • Collaborate with faculty and provide instruction sessions as needed
  • Adding a library presence in Avenue2Learn courses (e.g., direct access to library resources specific to courses)

Job Search Tools

  • Identify key resources for career research (Canadian Business Database, Lexis-Nexis Academic)
  • Use current awareness tools to monitor and track companies or industries (e.g., Factiva)
  • Create your own company or industry profile (e.g., IBISWorld, Passport, etc.)

Hours and Location

Building Hours

Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Note: There is no shuttle service available on the weekends.


4350 South Service Road
Burlington, ON L7L 5R8
Ph: 905-525-9140 ext. 20536

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