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Finding case studies in databases

Business Collection (InfoRmit) covers Australian publications on all broad business fields.

To locate case studies, include the term case study or case studies  in your search, e.g. project management case study. Or you may use the Truncation symbol (*) i.e. case stud* to find case study and case studies simultaneously.
Note: You do not need to use double quotation marks around phrases or boolean operators (and, or, not) like other databases.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO) is a major business and management database for locating case studies.

The quickest way to find case studies is to enter relevant keywords into the search box, then scroll down to Search Options, highlight 'Case Study' under Document Type.


Emerald provides articles and case studies from quality peer-reviewed research journals in business and management.

Click the Case Studies tab in emerald, then enter search terms to find for cases in journal articles.


Research Library (ProQuest) is a multidisciplinary general reference database, including a diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics.

Use the Advanced Search Mode for case studies, first enter your search term/s into the search box, then scroll down to More Search Options, select Case study under Document type.