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Access: ProQuest, network restricted
Content: Full text and abstracts for nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals with in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Now includes The Wall Street Journal.
Content: Business Collection includes trade publications as well as international, U.S., and regional news publications. Provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.
Business Insights: Global
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Content: A unique source for international business intelligence offering a comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Access: Network restricted
Content: Journal articles, books, policy briefs, economic indicators, working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. This resources is designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
Europa World Yearbook
Access: Europa, network restricted
Content: Political and economic information for over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Entries include detailed historic overviews and statistical data.
General Business File ASAP
Access: InfoTrac, password restricted
Content: Full-text, abstracts, and citation indexing for company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics, and politics. Also access a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings.
Global Issues in Context
Content: Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
Hoover's Company Profiles
Content: Hoover's Company Records is a valuable resource about companies, industries, and the people who lead them. It includes company histories, competitors, products, rankings, industry information, and historical financials.
International Studies Encyclopedia
Coverage: Actively updated
Content: This resource is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. International studies online is updated twice annually and is enhanced by live links to archives, datasets, cases, pedagogical aids, and other relevant materials.
Coverage: 1986 - current
Content: OxResearch delivers succinct articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide, and evaluates issues within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. The objective, multidisciplinary articles are compiled by an international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities, as well as think-tanks and other institutions of international standing. This powerful multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate.
Coverage: Spanish, French, German, and Mandarin
Content: Online language learning for travel, business, or personal enrichment. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Includes modules for learning Spanish, French, German, and Mandarin.
ProQuest Asian Business & Reference
Coverage: 1971 - current
Content: ProQuest Asian Business and Reference offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. It is often used in conjunction with other business information services such as ABI/INFORM, but it also serves as an excellent stand-alone resource.
ProQuest European Business
Coverage: 1971 - current
Content: Business, Finance, Economics - journal articles and magazines
Small Business Collection (Gale)
Content: Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.
Small Business Resource Center (Gale)
Content: Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
Content: Used by institutions around the world, The Snapshots Series includes over 8,890 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America. It's a unique source for market research data, offering worldwide market data for a broad range of industries and regions.