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General Business Resources

This guide will help you navigate through business articles, databases, and other resources.

Databases by Alphabet

ABI/INFORM Complete (Proquest): Business, Management and Trade - scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, market reports, industry reports, business cases and global as well as trade news.


Accounting & Tax (Proquest): Articles from nearly 300 accounting and tax publications and official releases from the AICPA and FASB, plus tax-related articles from general business publications.


American Accounting Association: Some full text archival access of periodicals published by this association.


Business Insights: Essentials (Gale): Business, company and industry content covering the following: periodical and news articles; press releases; textual and financial company information; investment reports; brand information; market share data; industry overviews.


Business Periodicals Index Retrospective (Proquest): Reflecting nearly seven decades of the history of business and industry,Business Periodicals Index Retrospective provides cover-to-cover indexing for more than 1,000 periodicals including the complete file of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957), for a unique coverage of business in the first half of the 20th Century. It is a valuable research tool for students, educators, and researchers who need answers from the history of business and industry.


Business Source Complete (Ebsco): This database provides the leading collection of bibliographic and full-text content covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. PDF backfiles for the most important scholarly business journals, trade publications and top management journals date back as far as 1886. In addition, this resource provides full-text non-journal content, including financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, case studies, industry & market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

Cabell's Directories - Business: Cabell's is the complete source for journal info, evaluation metrics, and submission details-for universities of any size. Real impact starts with finding the right audience. Our subscription now includes "The Blacklist", which includes over 8,000 fake journals spanning numerous disciplines.


CCH IntelliConnect (Tax Research NetWork): Leading federal, state, and international accounting content including codes and cases. Internet Explorer 8 users should go into Tools and turn on compatibility mode for this site.  First-time users of CCH, please click here and then select "Create User ID" to get started.


Computers & Applied Sciences Complete: Covering the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines, this database contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,800 academic journals, professional publications and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 730 periodicals.


Conference Board Business & Economics Portfolio: The Conference Board Research Online Collection is a searchable database of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. Proprietary, nonbiased research includes studies of F500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, HR, productivity, CRM and more. Economics material includes topline US and global economic indicators and analysis and forecasts of US and international economic conditions by our chief economist.
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Energy & Power Source: Energy & Power Source is a comprehensive full-text database designed to support the informational needs of the energy and power industries at all levels. This collection provides unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to the energy and power industries, encompassing all component industries within, including those focused on petroleum, natural gas, electric power, coal, nuclear power, renewable energy, and others.

Harvard Business Review: Access a premier business publication from 1922 to present.

HS TalksThe Business & Management Collection, an extensive collection of specially commissioned multimedia case studies, lectures, and industry insights presented by experts from both academia and the professions.

Hoover's Company Profiles: A good resource to locate company news, financials, competitors, and more.

JStor: JStor means "journal storage." It is the electronic substitute for paper and microfilm. JStor is an archive of full page images of complete sets of many scholarly journals.


MergentOnlineThis state-of-the-art product provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with the latest in features and functions.

New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers): The New York Times (1851 until 3 years prior to present year) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.


Nexis Uni: Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.


Proquest Asian Business & Reference: A leading information source for students and faculty at business schools, ProQuest Asian Business and Reference™ often is used in conjunction with other business information services such as ABI/INFORM®, but it also serves as an excellent stand-alone resource. ProQuest Asian Business and Reference offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. A great deal of information on international trade is available as well.

ReferenceUSA: ReferenceUSA will help: search for jobs, locations & industry; track down addresses & phone numbers; locate companies large & small nationwide; profile a neighborhood or city or state.

Regional Business News: With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). This database has full text for more than 50 sources.

RMA eStatement Studies: Ratios, etc., for industries.

S&P NetAdvantage: Access to the data contained in up to thirteen S&P publications offering in-depth company profiles, industry overviews, ratings and market information.

Value Line Investment Survey: Information and advice on approximately 1700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market and the economy.


Wall Street Journal (ProQuest Historical Newspapers): The Wall Street Journal (1889-1988) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

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