Magazines and Journals
ABI/Inform Global - Some full text
International business periodicals covering management, marketing,
advertising, economics, human resources and more (dates vary,
with a few journals back to the 1960's).
EconLit - Some full text
Citations to world economic literature (1969-present).
- Full text
Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.
Inspec - Some full text
Scientific and technical articles and papers including computing, information technology,
and management information systems.
JSTOR - Full text
Scholarly journal articles in the humanities and sciences.
Sage Publications - Full-text
SAGE publishes more than 485 journals, including those of more than 245 learned
societies and institutions. Many scientific, business and humanities journals
Social Sciences Citation Index - Citations
Citations and abstracts of scholarly articles in the social and
behavioral sciences, featuring cited reference searching in 50
disciplines in the social sciences (1956-present).
National Newspapers - Full text
Five newspapers including New York Times (1999-present),
Wall Street Journal (1986-present), Washington Post
(1998-present), The Sun (Baltimore - 1991-present), and Christian
Science Monitor (1988-present).
Standard & Poor's Compustat®
Compustat provides financial and market data on over 54,000 securities in Compustat North America
and Compustat Global, provided through WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services).
ValueLine Investment Survey
Information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks,
90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.
Full access to ratings, reports and analyst research on over 20,000
securities, including mutual funds and stocks. Screen securities and build portfolios according to various criteria.
Vault provides career information, including career guides, profiles on employers, companies and industries, career advice articles, and access to employee message boards for 'insider' information.
Key Business Ratios - Some full text
14 key business ratios organized by SIC code or type of business.
Data on individual companies may also be entered for comparison.
EIU Viewswire - Full text
Analysis of international economic, political and business developments.
STAT-USA - Full text
Business, economic and trade information from the U.S. Department
Europa Public Opinion Analysis
(http://europa.eu.int/comm/public_opinion/) Summary and full reports on European public opinion surveys sponsored by the European Commission and conducted from 1973 to 2005. Topics range from the European Union and elections and politics to economic, social, cultural, and environmental issues. Includes the semiannual Eurobarometer.
Countries and their Cultures
Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.
Gateway to government compiled statistics from over 100 agencies.
Sources on the Web (http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html)
Statistical sources on the web compiled by US government, the
UN, and international and private agencies.
KnowThis.Com: Marketing Virtual Library
(http://www.knowthis.com) Provides information related to a variety of marketing topics, including
market research reports, articles, and tutorials on subjects such as how to write marketing plans or find
Company Information Guidestar (http://www.guidestar.org/)
Database containing business information on more than 1.5 million
non-profit organizations, including more than one million IRS 990 forms.
The Foundation Center (http://foundationcenter.org)
Provides free, brief profiles of grant-giving foundations, by foundation name, by state,
and by zipcode. Links to current and historical IRS Form 990. (You may register for
additional information; you must subscribe [pay] to get in-depth profiles.)
US Securities and Exchange Commission
10-k's and other SEC filings (EDGAR database) from today back to 1993. Can search by company, SIC code,
and geographic location. Includes links to regulatory actions, investor information and litigation
Annual Report Service (http://www.annualreportservice.com)
Provides electronic access to online annual reports and 10-k's. You may search by company,
industry, exchange, and geography. Links to PRARS to order print copies of annual reports.
(You must register to use this site and may receive mailings from companies.)
(Replaces Report Gallery)
Provides electronic access to annual reports in their actual format. Links to order forms for
hard copy annual reports from NYSE listed companies.
Street Journal Annual Report Service (http://wsjie.ar.wilink.com/asp/WSJ3_search_eng.asp)
Free service provided by WILink and The Wall Street Journal. Quick
access to annual reports on select companies by company or industry.
Online annual reports, 10Ks, press releases and financial information
for a limited number of companies.
Historical closing prices of stocks and charts by company on specified
Investor Fact Sheets
Provides an up-to-date "snapshot" of a company, including a company profile, market facts,
financial highlights, forward strategy, and management.
Business Plan Archive
Online archive of business plans and documents, especially strong in dot-com companies. Registration is required, but free. Researchers may gain special access.
NAICS code and comparison with the SIC code, also includes the
1997 economic census.
Economic Census Data (http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/econ97.html)
Economic census data, including the number of establishments,
value/sales, number of employees, and annual payroll of industry
sectors, by NAICS code, by state, and by zip code.
Claritas - You Are Where You Live (http://www.claritas.com/MyBestSegments/Default.jsp?ID=20)
Provides a segmentation system defining every neighborhood in the U.S. by zipcode in terms of 66 distinct lifestyle types. Some useful free data; in-depth data requires purchase.
Neighborhood Profiles -- Sperling's Best Places
Detailed neighborhood profiles, including such data as population, housing, crime, education, religion, cost of living, and health, for every zipcode in the United States.
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce - Full-text
Essays covering topics and terms, profiles of the top e-commerce
companies, biographies of e-commerce innovators, and coverage of events and legislation
related to e-commerce.
Marketing Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide (annual)Atlas
Stand Datapedia of the United States 1790-2000 (HA202.K87) Reference
Stacks Demographics USA (HF5415.1 .D46) by County or Zip Code Reference Stacks Global Market Share Planner (HD2757.15 .G56) IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook (HF1414 .W67) Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios (HF5681.R25 D85) The Lifestyle Market Analyst (HF5415.3 .L5) Market Share Reporter (HF1040 .M3) (Online through
Business & Company Resource Center) Mergent Industry Review(Loose-leaf: Business Services
B) U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook 2000 (HC106.5.A17 2000)
The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics (HB61 .N49 1987)
The Routledge Critical Dictionary of Global Economics (HB61 .R68
Dictionary of Econometrics (1994)
Survey of Social Science - Economic Series (HB61 .S94)
Finance Handbook of Modern Finance (HG173 .H34 1994) Mergent Bond Record(Business
Services B) Mergent/Moody's Industry Reviews(Loose-Leaf: Business
Services B) New York Times Dictionary of Money and Investing (HG 216
.M67 2002) Robert Morris Annual Statement Studies (RMA) (HF5681.B2
R6) Thorndike Encyclopedia of Banking and Financial Tables
(HG1626 .T493 2001) World Economic Outlook (HG3881 .W622 2000)
Business Business Plans Handbook (HD62.7.B865) International Directory of Company Histories (HD2721.D36) (Online through
Business & Company Resource Center) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management (HD30.15.B463
1997) The Portable MBA Desk Reference (HD38.15.P67 1998)