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General Research
Business Source Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text for 8,350 scholarly business journals on management, economics, finance, accounting, international business. Also provides company profiles for 10,000 largest international companies. more information

LexisNexis Academic includes the following specialized business search tools:

  • Company Dossier - find and compare a company's structure, financial health, brands and competitors
  • Company Profiles - information from Hoover's, Standards & Poors, and other business directories
  • SEC Filings - EDGAR filings, annual and quarterly reports, and proxy statements
  • Country Profiles - search for news and research reports on a particular country, includes political, economic and socio-demographic information.

Safari Books Online | off-campus access
Over 180 full-text electronic business books, plus titles in computer science, information technology, and related fields. more information

Regional Business News
A full text news wire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world. more information

Business and Industry (1994-2006) (NOTE: This database is no longer updated.)
Global focus on company, product, and industry information. Provides facts, figures, and trends. Use to find market share/size, company profiles, industry trends, and identify strategies/marketing campaigns. more information

Specialized Research
Economia y Negocios
Citations in Spanish for articles on business and economics. more information

Insurance Periodicals Index
Index and abstracts to articles from insurance industry journals and magazines. more information

Mental Measurements Yearbook
Comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Provides descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and reviews. Tests included are commercially available in the English language.

Tests in Print
Bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. Provides information on purpose, publisher, in-print status, price, acronym, intended population, administration times, publication date, and authors.

Vente et Gestion
French language business journals. more information

Reference Books
Electronic Titles
American Business Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present

Biographical information on over 400 influential business people.

Globalization: Encyclopedia of Trade, Labor, and Politics
This encyclopedia contains over 100 articles detailing the economic, international business, political, legal, and environmental ramifications of globalization.

Oxford Reference, Economics and Business
Full text reference books on Economics and Business. Titles include: A Dictionary of Accounting, A Dictionary of Business, A Dictionary of Economics, A Dictionary of Finance and Banking, A Dictionary of Human Resource Management, and The Handbook of International Financial Terms. more information

Print Titles
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management (REF HD 30.15.B455 2005)
Twelve-volume encyclopedia with a separate index. Each volume is devoted to a particular aspect of management, including accounting, business ethics, finance, marketing, strategic management, and more. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Business: The Ultimate Resource (REF HD 38.15 .B878 2002)
According to its User’s Guide, "Business has been designed to offer a wide range of insights, information, and practical guidance on every aspect of management." This excellent resource contains business advice, checklists, lists of suggested readings and resources, biographies, a dictionary, a business almanac.

Directory of Business Information Resources (REF HF 54.52 .U5 D567 2003-2004)
Provides basic information on business associations, newsletters, magazines and journals, trade shows, directories, and web sites. These are divided into different business categories, such as accounting, communications & media, management, textiles, etc.

International Business Dictionary and Reference (REF HF 1359.P74)
Seeks to define the terminology used in international business. Includes a number of appendices listing international organizations, international law vocabulary, and more.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (REF HF 1041.5 .N674 1997)
Provides a list of NAICS codes and briefly describes the industries for each. An alphabetical index is included so you can search by title of industry to find the appropriate NAICS code. Also includes an appendix that links the new NAICS codes to the old SIC codes.

Wall Street Words: An Essential A to Z Guide for Today’s Investor (REF HG 4513.S37 1997)
Dictionary of investment terminology containing nearly 4,000 entries. Also offers tips from industry experts and case studies to further explain certain concepts.

Budget of the U.S. Government (REF HJ 2052.5.B82 2006)
Four volume resource. Volume 1: Contains President’s message, budget and management priorities, and budget overviews by agency. Volume 2: Analyzes specific areas of the budget, such as the Homeland Security funding, federal investment, and federal borrowing and debt. Volume 3: Contains historical tables pertaining to federal government finances generally from 1940 to 2006. Volume 4: Contains detailed budget information for each agency within the federal government.

Journals
Current Print Titles
Business History Review
Business Week
Forbes
Fortune
Harvard Business Review
Journal of Business
National Personnel Law Update
Value Line

Full Text Titles in the Electronic Journal Center
Commerce and Finance title list
Industries and Labor title list
Management and General Economics title list
Transportation title list

Web Sites
Bloomberg Financial Glossary
Provides definitions for over 6,000 financial terms. Within the definitions, the words in bold font link to the definition for those terms.

Bureau of Economic Analysis
BEA collects and analyzes the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), personal income, corporate
profits, and related economic measures.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
BLS produces statistics on employment; consumer expenditures; prices and living conditions;
wages and employee benefits; productivity and technological changes in U.S. industries;
projections of economic growth, the labor force, and employment by industry and occupation.

Business Week Online
Provides a wide range of information important to the business world, including information on investing, MBA schools and programs, technology, and more.

BuyUSA.gov: U.S. Commercial Service
Provides information on exporting products or services to other countries.  Export information is organized by country. 

Economic Census
Provides a detailed portrait of the US economy from the national to the local level.

Google Finance
Google's portal for information about stocks, mutual funds, news and fundamental financial data.

Library of Congress Business Reference Services Internet Resources
Provides links to 100s of internet resources dealing with business.  Organized by topic, such as economics, accounting, banking, e-commerce, money, and many more.

Harvard Business School Library Research Guides
Provides links to web sites dealing with a wide variety of business-related topics.

Management Resource Network
Allows you to search abstracts of research papers in management, many of which have free full-text versions that you can download.

MSN Money
Provides information on U.S. companies, markets, mutual funds, and more.

Ohio County Profiles
Prepared by the Ohio Department of Development's Office of Strategic Research this web site contains data and analysis on the Economic, Industrial, and Demographic trends of the State of Ohio, its businesses and its people.

SEC Filings & Forms (EDGAR)
All foreign and domestic companies are required to submit regular reports to the U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission. These reports (dating from 1993 to the present) can be searched in EDGAR by company name, state, or SIC Code.

SMEALSearch
Search engine for academic business literature provided by Penn State.

Social Science Information Gateway: Business and Management
Evaluates and categorizes business and management web sites For each web site, there is a description, list of keywords, list of subjects, and a resource type (for example, organisations/societies, resource guides, educational materials, and so on).

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Contains summarized statistics on the American population, economy, and political
environments. The most recent edition can be found on the Ready Reference shelf (REF HA202
.S8). Older editions are shelved in Reference and Reference Storage in the compact shelving.

Yahoo! Finance
Excellent site for information on companies, stocks, mutual funds, industries, bonds, and more.

Wall Street Journal Market Data Center
Wall Street Journals's portal for free information on portal for information on stocks, mutual funds, and fundamental financial data.

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