How do I find online articles from Harvard Business Review?

University Libraries has online access to articles published in Harvard Business Review (HBR) through Business Source Complete, a subscription-based database.  To access this resource and find articles in this periodical take the following steps:

1. Go to

2. Click on the letter “B” in the Search Databases section of the website.

3. Scroll down and click on “Business Source Complete.”

4. Once you have retrieved the database’s search interface, notice that there is a section called “Limit your results” with various options you can use.  Enter Harvard Business Review in the box next to “Publication.”

5.  You can then click the search button at the top to retrieve the articles published in HBR or you can enter keywords to search this periodical on specific topics.

If you are an instructor who would like to use articles from HBR in a course, you can register for premium access to review material and then follow Harvard’s instructions to learn how to obtain them for classroom use.


For information about articles from HBR, go to the publisher’s Articles section of their website.

For Harvard’s 24/7 Customer Service contact information, see below.

U.S./Canada: (800) 545-7685
International: +1 617-783-7600
India: 000-800001-6935 (toll free)
Fax: (+1) (617) 783-7666

Click here to access Harvard’s Copyright Permission Guidelines.

If you need further assistance please contact HBP Permissions at or call 617-783-7587.

If you have any questions, please contact Esther Gil or Carrie Forbes at University Libraries.


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