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more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Business Searching Interface
The Business Searching Interface is a more powerful, more specific search engine for using the EBSCO Business Search Premier database. As the world’s largest full text business database, Business Source Premier provides full text for nearly 7,800 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,125 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete provides full text from 11,200 sources, including more than 1,100 scholarly business journals. This database offers information in virtually every area of business including accounting & tax, banking, finance & insurance, construction, computer science, economics and many more. The database contains full text from international top ranking journals including, Harvard Business Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity , Academy of Management Review, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, Journal of Marketing Management etc.

Business Source Complete also includes publications with full text such as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch, detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies as well as Bernstein's White and Black Book series with financial information.

more information Restricted Resource Some full text available IBISWorld
IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of hundreds of Industry Market Research reports. Industries represented include Agriculture; Mining; Utilities; Construction; Manufacturing; Wholesale Trade; Retail Trade; Transportation; Information; Finance; Real Estate; Technical and Scientific; Waste Management; Education; Healthcare; Recreation; and Food Services.

more information Restricted Resource Industry Reports via Business Source Complete
Business Source® Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content.

Business Source Complete exceeds all other databases available in terms of its premium content of peer-reviewed, business related journals. Included as part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886.

In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors in the database. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Complete is the overwhelmingly superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available LexisNexis Academic - Business
Part of the LexisNexis Academic database, the Business section provides a range of sources for business information, including business and financial news, U.S. and international company financial information from government or private sources, market research, industry reports, and SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income and number of employees. News sources include Accountancy Age, Buyouts, Consumer Electronics Newsletter, Design News, Electrical World, IPO Reporter, Mergers and Acquisitions Report, and more.

Financial information sources include Standard & Poor's Corporate Descriptions, Hoover's Company Reports, Disclosure Reports, international company and stock reports, and more.

SEC filings and reports include SEC 10-Q Reports, SEC 10-K Reports, SEC 8-K Reports, SEC 20-F Reports, SEC Annual Reports to Shareholders, Proxy Statements, Prospectuses, Registration, and Williams Act Filings.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available LexisNexis Statistical
Brings together statistical information from the Federal Government. It includes the American Statistics Index (ASI) and Abstracts beginning in 1973 and full-text to over 800 U.S. Government statistical publications beginning in 1995.
note: LexisNexis Statistical is now ProQuest Statistical Insight.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available ProQuest Statistical Insight
Brings together statistical information from the Federal Government. It includes the American Statistics Index (ASI) and Abstracts beginning in 1973 and full-text to over 800 U.S. Government statistical publications beginning in 1995.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Regional Business News
Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included in this database are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc.

Almanacs & Yearbooks

more information Restricted Resource Sax’s Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials
Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials is the primary source to evaluate the hazardous potential of substances used in commerce. Sax's combines data on toxicology, flammability, reactivity, explosive potential, and regularity information. It contains extensive data on approximately 28,000 substances.
Print Resourcs
Associations
  • Directory of Business Information Resources
    HF54.52 .U5 D567 (Reference Desk)
  • Encyclopedia of Associations
    HS17 .G3342 (Reference Desk)
Classifications
  • North American Industry Classification System NAICS
    PREX 2.6/4:2007 (Government Documents)
  • Standard Industrial Classification Manual (SIC)
    PREX 2.6/2:IN 27/987 (Government Documents)
Norms/Financial Ratios
  • Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios (CD-ROM)
    HF5681 .R25 T68 (Reference Desk)
  • Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios

  • HF5681 .R25 I52 (Reference Desk)
  • MG Financial/Stock Statistics (Online)
    Access available at Reference Desk through Dialog.
  • RMA Annual Statement Studies
    HF5681 .B2 R63 (Reference Desk)
Rankings
  • Business Rankings Annual
    HG4050 .B88 1999 (Stacks)
  • Forbes
    Found in the database Business Source Complete.
  • Subject Terms: Business Enterprises and Rankings.w
  • Fortune (April Issue)
    Found in the database Business Source Complete.
  • Subject Terms: Business Enterprises and Rankings.
  • Market Share Reporter
    HF5415.2 .M3558 (Reference Desk)
Statistics Surveys/Reports
  • Encyclopedia of American Industries
    HC102 .E53 2005 (Reference)
  • Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries
    HD2324 .E528 (Reference)
  • Forbes
    Found in the database Business Source Complete.
  • Annual Report on American Industry (January Issue)
  • Mergent's Industry Review
    HG4905 .M825 (Reference)
  • Manufacturing & Distribution U.S.A
    HD9721 .M3495 2000 (Reference)
  • Plunkett's Industry Almanacs
    Found in the database Lexis-Nexis Business.
  • Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys
    HC106.6 .S74 (Reference)
  • The Valueline Investment Survey
    HG4501 .V26 (Reference) and available in MICROFICHE 3182 (Government Documents).
Trade Information
  • U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook
    C 61.48: 2000 (Government Documents)
  • U.S. Global Trade Outlook
    C 61.34/2: 1995-2000 (Government Documents)
  • USA Trade Online
    C 3.278/3 (Government Documents)
Classifications Statistics Surveys/Reports
Subject Specialist
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Rebecca Kelley
Business Librarian
Tel: 578-8735

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