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Journal Articles

Business Source Elite Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
An index and full-text source of peer-reviewed business journals and trade publications.

Academic Search Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
DOAJ is a database of open access, peer-reviewed journals.

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
An electronic repository of full-text journals in a variety of disciplines, Jstor includes the full text of journals starting from the origin of their publication, but often does not have the most recent 2-5 years.

Magazines & Newspapers

MasterFILE Premier Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
A general, interdisciplinary database that contains an index and full-text for periodicals, primary source documents, and ebooks. Periodicals coverage is from 1975 to the present.

Newspaper Source Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. Covers 1985-present.

Nexis Uni (was LexisNexis Academic) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis--including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790--and offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.

Regional Business News Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Contains regional business newspapers, newswires, and journals.

Publications in the Field

Find a Publication Unrestricted Resource
Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
CRS reports are regularly produced to anticipate and respond to issues of interest to Congress. They provide timely, objective, and authoritative research and analysis on a wide range of policy topics covering subjects including foreign affairs, defense & intelligence, health care, energy & natural resources, commerce & the economy, social welfare & housing, and justice & law enforcement.

Strauss's Handbook of Business Information On campus use only
Valuable resource for figuring out where to look for the business information that you need. The first seven chapters cover business information according to the formats in which it is made available. The second part of the book covers specific topics within the area of business. Included are chapters on marketing; money, credit, and banking; and the many aspects of investment ranging from stocks through bonds, mutual funds, and futures and options.
Call Number: HF1010 .S779 2012

Company Information

Nexis Uni (was LexisNexis Academic) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis--including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790--and offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.

Business Source Elite Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
An index and full-text source of peer-reviewed business journals and trade publications.

Barron's Unrestricted Resource
Website for Barron's weekly financial magazine, which offers access to the weekly edition, business news, and stock information. Entering a company name into the website search box provides "Companies & Quotes" option, which leads to up-to-date company information as well as historical stock information and sections about the company and other financial information.

Forbes Unrestricted Resource
Website for the bimonthly magazine with core topics including business, technology, stock markets, personal finance, and lifestyle. Forbes periodically compiles lists of people and companies with certain characteristics (e.g. America's Largest Private Companies). Searching the website for a company name provides basic company information, including its placement on any Forbes lists.

Fortune Magazine Unrestricted Resource
Bi-weekly magazine specializing in business, investment, career, management and small business information, also home of the Fortune 500 along with other rankings. Searching the website for a company name or stock symbol provides a CNN Money summary page about the company, including recent stock performance, news, growth & valuation, and recent stock performance of selected competitors.
Note: Full text of Fortune Magazine issues are available via Business Source Elite.

EDGAR (database of SEC filings) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering Analysis and Retrieval) is the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's database of company information.

GuideStar Directory of Charities and Nonprofit Organizations Unrestricted Resource
"GuideStar is the most complete source of information about U.S. charities and other nonprofit organizations there is. Search our database of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized organizations to find a charity to support, benchmark your own nonprofit's performance, research the sector, and more."

OpenCorporates Unrestricted Resource
OpenCorporates collects open data about companies worldwide including location, officers, subsidiaries, and trademark registrations.

Country Information

Global Road Warrior Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Global Road Warrior provides detailed cultural, social, political, and business information and statistics for 175 countries.

globalEDGE Global Insights Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Provides international business and trade information on over 200 countries, the 50 U.S. states, as well as nearly two dozen industry sectors, and many of the world’s trade blocs.

CIA World Factbook Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Statistics

Bureau of Economic Analysis Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Bureau of Economic Analysis compiles data about a variety of economic topics at the national, international, regional, and industry levels.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Tax Statistics Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
From the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), a wide range of tables, articles, and data that describe and measure elements of the U.S. tax system including business and organization tax statistics, Statistics of Income, and statistics by tax form.

Industry Data

Business Data and Statistics, U.S. Small Business Administration Unrestricted Resource
A collection of resources providing free access to information about business and economic conditions and indicators collected by the U.S. government. These sites include data and statistics on income, employment, trade, and manufacturing, and more.

Census.gov: Business & Industry Unrestricted Resource
Economic and industry data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau from numerous government surveys and reports. Potentially useful reports include the Industry Snapshots, County Business Patterns, and Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition.

Economic Indicators Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
This collection of Economic Indicators is brought to you by the Economics and Statistics Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Their mission is to provide timely access to the daily releases of key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
The industry codes developed by the census bureau.

SIFMA Statistics Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Statistics and data pertaining to financial markets and the economy from SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association).

Stock Information

Bloomberg: Markets Unrestricted Resource
Overview of current business news including stock prices, news, and commodity and industry trends.

Google Finance Unrestricted Resource
An aggregator of current business news including stock prices, histories, and trends. 

Wall Street Journal MarketWatch Unrestricted Resource
Market information including currency, bond, and commodities news and data, market and sector indexes, and interactive charts. Searching a company's stock symbol provides a summary of that company's recent stock performance.