Hospitality and Tourism Management

The following tabs provide digital resources that are provided by the Frederick Douglass Library to assist you with research in Hospitality and Tourism Management. These resources can be accessed by clicking on the title links below. When connecting from off campus, you will be prompted for the 14-digit barcode from the back of your HawkCard ID and your last name.

Intro to Research:
Citing Sources:

Below are two quick guides providing citation examples from the latest edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). The library also provides access to RefWorks, an online citation management tool, that allows you to import citations from databases and websites and automatically create bibliographies (be sure to set the output style to APA, 7th edition).

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO) – This multi-disciplinary database provides information to support most academic disciplines and subjects. Includes full-text for peer-reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers and books. Coverage: 1965 – current

Business Insights Essentials (Gale) This web database – updated daily – provides detailed company and industry profiles for 460,000 companies and includes SWOT analysis, market share reports and Thomson Reuters financial reports.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO) – This source is the world’s definitive scholarly database, providing full-text coverage of hundreds of peer-reviewed journals and publications covering all aspects of business. Subject areas include marketing management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, economics, international business and more. Non-journal content includes financial data, case studies, investment research reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analysis. Titles include Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. Coverage: 1886 (indexing and abstracts) – current

Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCO) – This full-text database covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism, including hospitality law, market trends, food and beverage management and hotel management. This collection contains more than 800,000 records, with coverage dating back to 1965. Full-text is available for more than 490 publications, including periodicals, company and country reports, books and newspapers. 

Institute of Food Technologists (Ejournals) – The library subscribes to the following title and keeps print copies for the trailing three years:

JSTOR – An electronic archive of journals in the following areas: Arts & Sciences, Business, Ecology & Botany, Hebrew Journals, Ireland, Jewish Studies, Life Sciences and some Public Health. Also provides access to primary source collections.

Nexis Uni (Lexis Nexis)– Formerly Lexis Nexis Academic, this database contains news, legal cases, law reviews, company information and many other business, law and news publications. Includes over 15,000 full-text sources. Content includes New York Times, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, company profiles, SEC filings and more.

Regional Business News (EBSCO) – This database provides full-text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from the metropolitan and rural areas of the U.S. Updated daily. 

SAGE Premier Journals (SAGE Publishing) – This web database provides full-text access to more than 650 peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research and international titles on behalf of over 500 scholarly and professional societies. Search by topic, browse by journal title, or browse by Business & Management discipline. SAGE journal titles include:

ScienceDirect (Elsevier) – This full-text database contains peer-reviewed journal titles and ebooks and includes some coverage of the hospitality and tourism industry.

Taylor and Francis (Ejournals) – Click here for the full list of ejournals subscribed to by the library. Titles include:

Wall Street Journal (1984-Current) (ProQuest) – This database provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for the Wall Street Journal, a financial paper of record. Coverage: 1/2/84 – current 

World Tourism Organization – This database contains UNWTO publications such as books, journals, and statistics in their respective languages. In addition to more than 900 books in English, French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic, the e-unwto also provides access to a growing number of documents which can be defined as “Gray Literature.”

General Databases and Ebooks

ArticleFirst (OCLC) – OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of over 12,000 journals.

Dissertations & Theses Global (ProQuest) – This database is the authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master’s theses. It represents the works of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities. Full-text is available from 1997 to the present. Coverage:1861 – current 

Ebook Central (ProQuest) – This database is a collection of thousands of full-text online books on a broad range of subjects in the humanities, natural and physical sciences and the social sciences.

Ebook Collection (EBSCO) – Formerly NetLibrary, this collection of ebooks covers topics chosen by the University of Maryland Libraries.

Ebook Comprehensive Academic Collection (EBSCO) – This multidisciplinary collection includes over 200,000 ebook titles covering a large selection of academic subjects and features ebooks from leading publishers and university presses.

Ebooks (OCLC) – This online catalog contains all the electronic books cataloged by OCLC members. 

PapersFirst (OCLC) – This index contains papers presented at conferences worldwide. Over 2,380,000 records. Coverage: 1993 – current 

ProceedingsFirst (OCLC) – This resource is an index of worldwide conference proceedings with over 74,000 records. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at the conference. Coverage: 1993 – current 

WorldCat (OCLC) – WorldCat is the world’s most comprehensive database of information about library collections. Includes books, journals and all other types of media.

Updated by: Janet Eke (
Last Revised: 9/27/2023

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