Course Guide: Entrepreneurial Finance for Small Business (BU 345)

Library Catalogs--find books & more


MnPALS Quick Fitz Library Catalog

Search for books and audio-visual materials located in the Fitzgerald Library. Check your account for Due dates & Renewals


Reference Universe

Provides access to all print & online reference materials in the Fitzgerald Library

You may search WorldCat to locate materials not in our library. Click on "full text button Find it at SMU" to order or see our Interlibrary Loan page for more information.

Databases and Indexes--find articles


Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,500 journals with full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications. Covers all subjects. Good place to start your search. (from EBSCO )

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Business Source Premier 

Designed for business researchers, provides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Use the Business Searching Interface for the journals along with easy access to country economic data, company profiles, industry information, SWOT analyses, and market research. (from EBSCO)

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

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

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Regional Business News 

"Regional Business News incorporates some 100 business journals, newspapers and news wires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States." (from EBSCO)

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Full text access to high-quality, scholarly journals in the areas of Religious Studies, Communication Studies, Education, Management & Organization Studies, Physical & Life Sciences, Nursing & Health Sciences, Political Science, Criminology, Sociology, Urban Studies & Planning, and Psychology.

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Journals A-Z

Search an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection both online and in print. If we do not have the journal you need to access your article, you may order the article through interlibrary loan.


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Reference Books


Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios 2009 Edition. Leo Troy. CCH, 2008.

R338.5 T86 2009


Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs. Hallett, Anthony and Diane. Wiley, 1997.
R338.04 H18


Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios. Dun & Bradstreet, 2008.

R338.0973 I42


International Directory of Business Biographies. Neil Schlager, editor. Thomson/Gale, 2005

R338.0922 I61| 4 volumes


New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Durlauf & Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

R330.03 N53 | 8 vols.


OECD Environmental Outlook to 2030. OECD, 2008.

R333.70112 O28


Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History. Mokyr, Joel. Oxford, 2003.

R330.03 O98 | 5 vols.



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Recommended Web Sites


Google Scholar 

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources.  Just click on "Find Full Text @SMU."

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To locate full text articles from abstracts and citations click on full text icon Full Text Options - Saint Mary's University


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