Answered By: Esther Gil
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020     Views: 1363

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:

A. Go to

B. Enter "Business Source Complete" in the search box below Databases.

C. Once you retrieve the results page click on "Business Source Complete."

D. Once you have retrieved the database's search interface, you will see some choices at the top - click on Publications.

E. You will retrieve a page where you can browse publications.

1. Enter Harvard business review in the browsing box.

2. You will get a list of results. The first Harvard Business Review that is listed has the articles from the print version of this publication. Click on the box to the left of it to select it.

If you want one of the other versions you can select them if you wish.

3. Click on the Add button to add your choices to the search.

4. Once you have your choice in the search box you can click on the search button or add another term to your search.



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

Outside U.S. and Canada: 1 (617) 783 7600

India: 000 800001 6935 (toll free)


Text: (800) 545 7685

Fax: +1 (617) 783 7666

Click here to access Harvard’s Copyright Permission Guidelines.

If you need further assistance about permissions, please contact the HBP Special Permissions Team via email or call:

  • 888 500 1020 (toll-free inside the US and Canada)
  • +1 617 783 7587 (outside the US and Canada)

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