Business, Economics, & Trade Databases

ABI/INFORM Complete

Our ProQuest subscription includes three business databases from ABI/INFORM: ABI/INFORM Dateline focusses on local and regional business news, ABI/INFORM Global searches over 3,000 periodicals that focus on global business issues, and ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry indexes over 1200 trade and industry periodicals. 

ArticleFirst

A citation-only index to magazines and journals in a broad range of fields.

Business Monitor Online

A good source for researching country markets.  Business Monitor Online features daily news, political and economic risk analysis and ratings, macroeconomic forecasts, and industry sector analysis.  

Business Plans Handbook

This ongoing series published by Gale has examples of real business plans.

Business Rankings Annual

This annual Gale publication compiles rankings from a variety of publications.

 

Business Source Elite on EBSCOHost

An index to business and economics magazines and journals with full text for over 1,000 business publications and company profiles.

China Data Online

National and provincial statistics for China.

 

China Trade Extra

An online new service focusing on US-China trade relations with full text of the weekly newsletter Inside US-China Trade.

Current Digest of the Chinese Press

A weekly collection of articles from Chinese newspapers.  The articles have been translated into English and are full text.

EBSCOHost EBook Collection

A collection of electronic books available in PDF. Over 15,000 titles are available in the humanities and social sciences.

EIU Country Reports & Profiles

Economic and political analysis of countries from the Economist Intelligence Unit.  Updated monthly.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

The online version of the encyclopedia.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance

The 3rd edition of this Gale publication covers finance, trade and international business.

Encyclopedia of Crisis Management

This Sage encyclopedia covers business, organizational and political crises.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

Published by Gale, this encyclopedia focuses on countries with rapid economic and industrial growth.

Encyclopedia of Global Brands

Published by St. James, this resource profiles over 250 products from development to current status.

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies

This Gale encyclopedia summarizes 100 marketing campaigns between 2010 and 2013.

Euromonitor International Global Market Information Database (GMID)

GMID has statistics and analysis on industries, markets and consumers for 205 countries.

Europa World

The online version of Europa World Year Book, Europa World provides current economic and political profiles of every country in the world, as well as directory information and statistics.  Europa also profiles international organizations.

First Research

In depth profiles of over 600 U.S. industry segments.  Updated quarterly.

Glassdoor

A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies.  Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details.  Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pros and cons of working for a particular company.

Hoover's Online

Profiles of U.S. and international companies.

International Research Centers Directory

A directory of government, university and nonprofit research organizations in over 150 countries.

JSTOR

The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focusses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

 

LexisNexis Academic Universe

LexisNexis covers over 6,000 news, business and legal sources.  You'll find full text articles from newspapers, magazines and wire services including non-English language sources.  Search the business category for company profiles, financial reports, directory information, and accounting literature.  The legal search includes full text articles from law journals, state and federal regulations.

Market Share Reporter

Published annually by Gale, Market Share Reporter compiles data from a variety of sources.

Market Share Reporter: Trends Over Time

A Gale publication that traces market share for over 50 industries.

NBER Working Papers

Working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

OECD iLibrary

The online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development includes statistics, books and periodicals.

OmniFile Full Text Select

An index with full text articles from magazines and journals in a wide variety of subject fields.

Plunkett Research Online

Industry-specific research including trends, market research, company profiles and statistics.  Plunkett is also has job search tools with analysis of job market trends and an employer search.

ProQuest

Search across all ProQuest databases - ABI/INFORM CompleteNational Newspapers Core,ProQuest Research LibraryPAIS, and Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts.

Sage Premier

A collection of over 400 academic journals in the fields of education, management, political science, psychology, sociology, research methods, medicine and science.

Sage Research Methods

A package of books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, journal articles and videos with a focus on research methodology.

ScienceDirect

A package of full text electronic journals from Elsevier with archive dating from 2008.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Annual demographic, economic, and social statistics.

Stratfor 

Stratfor provides geopolitical analysis and forecasting with a particular emphasis on security issues such as energy, terrorism, and military as well as economics and finance.

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science/Humanities

A package of over 1000 journals published by Taylor & Francis.  Full text with archives dating from 1997.

U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library

Search over 100,000 international documents, websites, and reports relating to international trade and industry.

Value Line Investment Survey

Investment information for publicly traded companies in the U.S.

Westlaw Campus Research

Westlaw provides full text access to U.S. and international newspapers and magazines including the database World News Connection.  For business research, the database provides company profiles and access to trade publications.  Westlaw Campus Research is also a good legal database, with federal and state case law and regulations as well as full text of law reviews.  This database is currently only searchable on campus.

World Bank Doing Business Project

Measures of business regulations in 183 countries.

World Bank E-Library

All current and recent World Bank publications are available here in PDF format.

World Trade Online

Full text of the weekly newsletter Inside U.S. Trade, international trade documents, reports and decisions, and WTO news.