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Business Research Guide

Finding Harvard Business School Case Studies

Dalhousie Libraries do not have full-text access to the Harvard Business School (HBS) case studies.  HBS sells cases directly to individual faculty and students from the Harvard Business Review website, but does not make them available to Libraries. Please note, HBS offers up to 50% education & student discounts. Faculty can activate academic discounts for their students by registering as Premium Educators at

  • To find abstracts of  HBS cases on a specific subject or topic search Business Source Complete database: e.g. search for Keyword: organizational culture AND SO Publication name: Harvard Business School Cases 

Finding Other Case Studies (including articles with case studies)

Search the following  article databases and business case journals:

  • ABI/Inform Global (e.g., search for the subject heading (all) - SU "case studies" AND your topic, then limit to case studies by clicking on the Document Type and Case study)
  • Emerald Insight Case Studies (click on case studies above the search bar to access abstracts of licensed cases from  the Kellogg School of Management and Darden School of Business. Aso available are abstracts of teaching cases as part of Emerging Markets Case Studies and The CASE Journal.)

Need Help

For more information or research assistance, please contact Dr. Joyline Makani