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Research Guide: Graduate International Business/Business Administration (MIB/MBA)


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MnPALS ClassicFitz Library Catalog

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You may also search WorldCat to locate materials not in our library. Click on "full text button Find it at SMU" to order. For more information about how to obtain these items see our Interlibrary Loan page.

 

Reference Universe

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Reference Books

     
Europa World Yearbook 48th ed. R310 E86
Kiss, Bow, Or Shake Hands Terri Morrison & Wayne A. Conaway R395.52 M88
International Directory of Business Biographies Neil Schlager, ed. R338.0922 I61
International Directory of Company Histories vol 1-current R388.7409 I61
Country Trade Sourcebook   R382.6 O32c
Exporters Encyclopaedia   R382.6 E96
Statesman's Yearbook Barry Turner, ed. R310 E86
Trade Services Directory & Guide   R382 T76
Illustrated Book of World Ratings   R310 K96

 


 

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Find Journal Articles: Databases & Indexes

 

Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,000 journals with full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications. Covers all subjects. Good place to start your search. (from EBSCO)

1975--current | Some full text | More info

 

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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Dissertations and Theses

Index to dissertations and theses in all fields of study. Provides citations and/or abstracts,  as well as  a 24-page preview of any dissertations that have been digitized in the Humanities and Social Sciences fields. (from ProQuest)

1861--current | Some full text

 

Emerald 

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.

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Google News Archive Search

Search the archives of newspapers, magazines, and other publications and  create time lines.

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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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MasterFile Premier EBSCO

Provides full text for more than 1,750 general 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.

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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.

 

Political Handbook of the World 

Provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. Profiles 120 intergovernmental organizations, such as OPEC, NATO, the WTO, world and regional banks, and the agencies and specialized bodies of the United Nations.

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Regional Business News 

"Regional Business News incorporates some 50 business journals, newspapers and news wires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States." (from EBSCO)

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Sage

Access to scholarly publications in the fields of organization studies, management, business, human resources, marketing, public policy, public administration, and industrial relations.

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Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

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

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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)

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World Factbook CIA

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

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Choose from all Fitzgerald Library indexes and databases
 

Journals A-Z

Provides an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection, both online and in print. If the journal you are looking for does not appear here, you may order the article needed from that journal through our interlibrary loan service. If you are off campus and the journal article you need is available in one of our print journals, you can contact Rachel Thomas (507) 457-1489 | rethomas@smumn.edu) to request a copy and we will mail it to you.

 

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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Recommended Web Sites

 

Country Briefings

From the Economist.com. News, country profiles, forecasts, statistics and more.

Global Edge

Maintained by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University. Provides links to country specific information, data sets on international business, electronic journals in the field, and information and links in international trade. The Academy section is designed for faculty and graduate researchers and includes interactive educational tools for use in the classroom with modules focusing on multiple areas pertinent to international business.

Europages

The European equivalent of Thomas' Register; contains company information for both EU and non-EU industries.

International Chamber of Commerce: The World Business Organization

Site offers information on ICC activities "from arbitration and dispute resolution to making the case for open trade and the market economy system, business self-regulation, fighting corruption or combating commercial crime."

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Contains numerous working papers, reports, and data sets relating to the international financial situation, as well as current fund rates and exchange rates worldwide. Updated daily.

International Trade Administration

Develops and disseminates trade and economic data, provides research and analysis that examines issues affecting the U.S. manufacturing and services competitiveness in domestic and global markets.

OECD Factbook

Provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators, in a range of user-friendly formats.

2005--current

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Provides a wealth of documents and statistical information on international markets and country development.

Statistics for Specific Industries

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

World Bank Group

Country information, data and statistics, research papers, projects, and more.

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Complete copy of the World Trade Agreement of 1994, establishing the WTO and including GATT


 

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Government Sources

 

FirstGov 

The official U.S. gateway to all governmental information.

U.S. Census Bureau

Section on Foreign Trade Statistics

US. Customs

Now part of Homeland Security, this site has information about exports, imports, regulations, enforcement, and more.

U.S. International Trade Commission

An independent federal agency determining import injury to U.S. industries in anti dumping, countervailing duty, and global and China safeguard investigations; directing actions against unfair trade practices involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; supporting policymakers through economic analysis and research on the global competitiveness of U.S. industries; and maintaining the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule.


 

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Reference Librarians

 
Reference librarians are available to aid you in your research in the Reference Room. Off campus? Call (507) 457-1562 or e-mail a librarian with your questions.

 

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