Where to Search for Case Studies

Case studies can be found in various places, including business magazines, such as the Harvard Business Review, journals, books, and websites. To find a case study, see the tips below.

Search for cases in databases

Search for cases in books and e-books in the library catalogue

Use the library catalogue to do a keyword search with both your topic and the term "case studies". For example:

  • international business AND case studies

Use the library catalogue to find books from the Ivey School of Business that contain cases.

Search for free cases

You may want to check to make sure the case is thorough, authoritative, well-written, etc.

Purchase cases from commercial publishers

These sites allow you to browse or search the abstracts of educational case studies. Note that these are specifically written for teaching purposes and present case facts with teaching notes, discussion questions, and other possible resources to facilitate learning.


Book Collections of Case Studies

Books on the Case Research Method