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Business Administration

  • AMA Style Guide for Business Writing
    Call Number: HF 5726 A49 1996
  • A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility
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  • Business Plans Handbook
    Call Number: HD 62.7 B865 2006
  • Business Statistics of the United States
    Call Number: HC 101 A131222 2007
  • Business: The Ultimate Resource
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  • Codes of Professional Responsibility: Ethics Standards in Business...
    Call Number: BJ 1725 .C57 1999
  • Dictionary of Business and Management
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  • Dictionary of Human Resource Management
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  • Dictionary of Marketing Terms
    Call Number: HF 5415 D4874 1995
  • Encyclopedia of Business and Finance
    Call Number: HF1001 .E466 2001
  • Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics
    Call Number: HD 8064 H25 2004
  • Hoovers Handbook of American Business
    Call Number: HG 4057 A28621 2006
  • International Directory of Company Histories
    Call Number: HD 2721 I63 1988
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  • Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management
    Call Number: HF 5549.17 O94 2007
  • Ultimate Business Library
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Access: ProQuest, network restricted
Coverage: 1985-present
Content: Full-text and abstracts from hundreds of local and regional publications with news about large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance,and industry news. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.

Access: ProQuest, network restricted
Coverage: 1971-present
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.

ABI-INFORM Trade & Industry
Access: ProQuest, network restricted
Coverage: 1971-present
Content: Full-text and abstracts for more than 750 publications focused on trade and industry information. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.

Business Collection
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
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 Full-Text
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1982-present
Content: Offers feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews, reports from associations, societies, trade shows and conferences, and more.

Business Index ASAP
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Provides bibliographic references, abstracts or full text of articles from more than 900 business, management, and trade publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Asian Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times.

Business Insights Essentials
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
Content: Research and compare companies and industries using industry rankings, company profiles, market share data, investment reports, charts, graphs, and more

Business Insights: Global
Access: InfoTrac, network restricted
Coverage: 1980-present.
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.

Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: Robust and highly-detailed demographic data for gaining consumer and market insight of a given population. Includes custom mapping tools and EZ reports feature.

General Business File ASAP
Access: InfoTrac, password restricted
Coverage: 1980-present
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.

Hoover's Company Profiles
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
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.

Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies by title
Content: Content: Full-text Business titles include: American Economic Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Econometrica, Economic Journal, Journal of Business, Journal of Finance, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics, and many more.

LexisNexis Academic
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies (most collections 1980's - present)
Content: Full-text articles in the areas of news, business, legal, and reference information. Areas include: Top News, Biographical Information, General News Topics, Reference & Directories, Company News, General Medical & Health Topics, Industry & Market News, Medical Abstracts, Government & Political News Accounting, Auditing, & Tax, Legal News, Law Reviews, Company Financial Information Federal Case Law, Country Profiles, US Code, Constitution, & Court Rules, State Profiles, and State Legal Research.

Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: A first draft of history, 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 (1986 - current).

ProQuest Asian Business & Reference
Access: Restricted
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
Access: Restricted
Coverage: 1971 - current
Content: Business, Finance, Economics - journal articles and magazines

Small Business Collection (Gale)
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
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)
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
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.

Snapshots (ProQuest)
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
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.

  • BizLink(An online business resource featuring links to careers, company research, investing, marketing, starting a business, and more.)
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (U.S. Dept. of Commerce) (Access "Survey of Current Business" along with regional, national, international, and industry data. Topics include GDP, personal income, corporate profits, balance of payments, trade, direct investment, annual industry accounts, and more.)
  • KnowThis(a virtual library of marketing information with links to advertising, customer relations, Internet marketing, market research, sales, and more.)

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