Business Databases

Search these databases for articles in the areas of accounting, national & international business, management, & marketing

Business Source Premier

Designed for business researchers, provides more than 2,300 full text scholarly publications, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 4,600 journals. Includes country economic data, company profiles, industry information, SWOT analyses, and market research reports. For easiest access to these special features plus the journals use the Business Searching Interface.

1965-current | Some full text | More info 


Campus Research New and Improved at WestlawNEXT

Powered by Westlaw, a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law-related information sources. Provides hundreds of newspapers--national and international, magazines, news wires, trade journals, and company information. Access to Hoover's Basic Company Reports and Profiles and SEC filings. Includes federal and state case law, statues, regulations, and administrative codes, as well as European Union information, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, and American Jurisprudence 2d. Campus Research will soon be part of the new Westlaw database, WestlawNEXT.

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Consumer Price Index

Monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and service. Produced by the U.S. government.

1914-current | Full text



Retrieves SEC filings required for publicly-owned companies as of May, 1996.

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Database containing all peer reviewed journal titles focusing on management issues. Subjects covered include management, HRM, marketing, librarianship, mechanical engineering, and electronic and electrical engineering.

Some full text | More info


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Includes access to Business Plans Handbook (volumes 11 and 12).

Full text e-book


MasterFile Premier

Provides full text for more than 1750 periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. Includes biographies, book reviews, travel books, and an image gallery.

1975-current | Some full text | More info


Mergent Online

Access to U.S. and international company data including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Provides 15 years of detailed financial information. Includes country reports and Edgar filings.

Full text | More info



Access to over 500 national and international newspapers. Includes full text for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. (from ProQuest)

Some full text


OECD Factbook

Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics. A comprehensive and dynamic statistical annual publication from the OECD. More than 100 indicators cover a wide range of areas: agriculture, economic production, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, industry, information and communications, international trade, labour force, population, taxation, public expenditure, and R&D.


Regional Business News

Regional Business News incorporates 50 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Some full text | More info


Sage--Management and Organization Studies Collection

Full text access to Sage publications in the fields of organization studies, management, business, human resources, marketing, public policy, public administration, and industrial relations.

1947-current | Full text | More info



One of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical, and medical literature with a database of some 2 million articles and 59 million abstracts from all fields of science. Access to journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and business as well.

Some full text


Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Good source for business and investment information.  Includes industry surveys, stock reports, company descriptions  and financials, and mutual fund research.

Full text | More Info


Statistics for Specific Industries

Provides information from the federal government on seven major industries--agriculture, banking, environment, health and safety, housing, and transportation.


Value Line Investment Survey

Access to Value Line's Ratings and Reports, Selection and Opinions, and Summary and Index. "Ratings & Reports," presents full-page, individual stock reports (encapsulating the company's past performance, current status, and outlook) and industry reviews. The "Summary & Index" provides a key to locating the latest quarterly and supplementary reports and cites the most recent data on each of the stocks followed. "Selection & Opinion," a feature section, gives Value Line's views on the economy and the stock market and on stocks of special interest. It also provides model portfolios for investors with various objectives and a number of economic and stock-market statistics.

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Wall Street Journal

Search for full text newspaper articles. (from ProQuest)

1984--current | Full text


World Factbook CIA

Country information - demographics, economies, climate, geography, government, military, and more.

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