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Business Articles: Free Article Archives

If you have spent a lot of time looking for free articles, and haven't already found out about this site, then you have just learned A LOT today. Go to: is a vast archive of published articles that you can search for FREE. Constantly updated, it contains articles dating back to 1998 from more than 300 reputable magazines and journals. You will find articles on a range of topics, including business, health, society, entertainment, sports and more. Unlike other online collections, each of the hundreds of thousands of articles in FindArticles can be read in its entirety and printed at no cost. For detailed information on how to use FindArticles, consult their Help tutorial.


FindArticles is a content-distribution partnership between LookSmart (, which provides the search infrastructure, and the Gale Group (, which provides the published editorial content. As a reminder, Gale Group is also cited on this web site in the "Research Paper" section at the Home Page as having one of the best research paper guidelines on the net. Go to the Gale Group web site, then to Site Map (on the left-hand side in small print), then to Free Resources, then to How to Write a Research Paper.


LookSmart (Nasdaq: LOOK) is a global leader in Internet search infrastructure, dedicated to helping people find useful information quickly. LookSmart's search service has a reach of more than 52 million people a month -- or 74 percent of all Internet users in the U.S. -- through its Web properties and partner sites. The Gale Group, a unit of the Thomson Corporation, is a preeminent publisher of research and reference materials for libraries, businesses and information technologists. Known for its authoritative reference content and intellignet organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, the company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published in print, online and on CD-ROM.

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