Use of Materials Off-Campus

Johnson School alumni have remote access to a selection of business research resources. You may need to set up your Alumni NetID to access these databases. If you don't have your Cornell alumni NetID and activation code, please call (607) 254-2288, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST to have your activation code issued.

  • Academic Search: Alumni Edition is a broad-based article database containing publications in science, education, and energy.
  • Business Source: Alumni Edition has a business and management focus and includes industry Reports, global and country reports, as well as trade publications.
  • CareerBeam is an all-in-one job search resource for Johnson alumni. Questionnaires help your determine what you want in a career. A resume builder helps you organize your experience and skills. It also contains up-to-date reports on more than 700 industries and a directory of thousands of companies. Johnson School alumni can register for CareerBeam.
  • Hospitality & Tourism Index™ (HTI) contains scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.
  • HeinOnline: Law Journal Library contains more than 1,700 law and law-related journals with a broad range of coverage. Alumni can search the database by article title, author, subject, state or country published, or by using keywords.
  • JSTOR for Alumni is a resource for research, teaching and learning that includes full-text content of more than 1,300 academic journals, and thousands of primary sources.
  • Morgan & Claypool Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science and Morgan & Claypool Colloquium of Life Sciences contain more than 400 lectures on artificial intelligence, communication networks, electrical engineering, human-centered informatics, synthetic biology, and life sciences. The online books synthesize an important research or development topic and are authored by a prominent contributor to the field.
  • Project MUSE provides access to the full text of journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other university presses in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
  • Sports Business Research Network contains full-text articles providing news and market research covering sporting goods equipment, industry issues such as finance, licensing, marketing, sponsorship, broadcasting, and ratings. Account access cannot be shared.
  • Free resources: Government, NGO, and industry association websites often contain valuable business information. We have included a few key resources on our website and we would be happy to provide additional suggestions that may address specific alumni questions.
  • Library guides: Topical guides like our Building Better Business Plans for Alumni are great for finding resources.

Use of Materials Within the Library

Cornell alumni have on-site access to most library resources. Some exceptions apply including, but not limited to: Capital IQ, Datastream, Passport (Euromonitor), Mintel, SDC, and Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS). Ask us for more information.

Research Assistance and Consultations

We will provide business research consultations in-person, by e-mail or phone (607-255-3389) during research hours to assist you with career research and help you locate business resources available in your area.

Other Resources

Cornell alumni are encouraged to explore electronic collections of business resources offered by a local public library. It has become increasingly common for public libraries to offer remote access to databases like Business Source Complete, Hoover's, and Factiva. For your convenience, we've included links to some of popular business database collections offered through public libraries:


Alumni are welcome to attend any library workshop sessions conducted in Ithaca. Contact us if you have any questions.