Accounting & Tax Information Center is a ProQuest database of scholarly journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations, and more. Subjects covered include accounting, tax management, auditing, tax law, financial law, financial advising, and financial risk management.
The American Customer Satisfaction Index is a national economic indicator of customer evaluations of the quality of products and services available to household consumers in the United States. It is updated each quarter with new measures for different sectors of the economy replacing data from the prior year. The overall ACSI score for a given quarter factors in scores from about 200 companies in 43 industries and from government agencies over the previous four quarters. The Index is produced by the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business in partnership with the American Society for Quality and CFI Group, and is supported in part by ForeSee Results, corporate sponsor for the e-commerce and e-business measurements.
American FactFinder is an online source of U.S. Census information created by the United States Census Bureau. Data provided include population, housing, economic, and geographic information from the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
Asian Business & Reference offers information resources on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. In addition to current business news, the database provides access to country profiles and statistics in the areas of economics, culture, demographics, and politics.
Banking Information Source indexes professional periodicals in the areas of financial services and economics. Full text is available for many of the journals. The database is suited for academic, corporate, and government use. Subjects covered include: banks, banking industry, banking law, finance, financial institutions, and investments.
Business and Company ASAP provides access to all the business and management journals, trade publications, newspapers and directories needed for in-depth research on companies, products, markets, industries, economics and management disciplines. It also includes full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings.
Business Insights: Global provides in-depth coverage of businesses, including company profiles, industry profiles, products and brands, financial reports, company rankings, histories, and full text periodical articles.
A guide compiled by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh that "lists types of small businesses and a corresponding sample business plan, profile or book about the business with sources provided after each entry." Links are provided to many free online plans. Print resources identified are those housed in the Carnegie Library, but that may also be available at Hekman.
Considered one of the most useful and widely read business news magazines covering business trends and developments in management, markets, industries, companies, international business, regions, the environment, government, etc.
Communication & Mass Media Complete offers access to journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, discourse, rhetoric, sociolinguistics, communication theory, language, logic, organizational communication and other closely related fields of study.
Comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors, and more.
" . . .meant to be a comprehensive site of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting." There are more than 200,000 time series for which data (in Excel format) and custom charts can be retrieved.
While not a scholarly journal, The Economist is acknowledged as one of the most important international periodicals, covering all economies around the world, and is monitoried by anyone involved in international business.
EDGAR: SEC Filings and Forms provides extensive and reliable full text information about companies required by law to file forms with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including financial performance, acquisitions, and major business initiatives.
This 2 volume work edited by Steven G. Rogelberg and published by Sage, provides extensive coverage or I/O pscyhology, including many areas of interest to Human Resources and Organizational Development professionals, including subject like Job Performance Models, Organizational Behavior , and Employee Assistance Programs. Each essay is signed and includes a bibliography for futher reading. A good place to get acquainted with core concepts.
The Entrepreneurship Research Database contains a diverse collection of resources including journals, industry reports, video clips, “how to” books, templated forms, business plan samples, and more to help users navigate the complex world of small business.
This business and management monthly, known perhaps best for its Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 surveys, contains thoroughly researched and interestingly written articles covering companies, executives, economic and financial “problems,” industries, cities, new products and technological developments.
Gale Directory Library allows users to perform searches in authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations, and more. Directory content, however, is not current. Most current data is from 2013 (Business Rankings Annual).
General Business File ASAP provides complete bibliographic information, abstracts or contents to English language articles from trade and academic publications from around the world. Includes analysis of company performance and activity, industry events and trends.
U. S. International Trade Commission. -- Each commodity/industry report contains information on product uses, U.S. and foreign producers, customs treatment, and factors affecting trends in consumption, production, trade and competitiveness of U.S. industries in domestic and foreign markets.
Contains more than 2,000 entries for 511 NAICS (formerly SIC) codes, covering corporate, brand, product, service and commodity market shares for both the private and public sectors. This is a source for competitive analysis, but information should be verified with other, more primary sources (like annual reports).
Fulltext is available up to about a week ago. Searching for articles is possible for the entire NYT, but the actual article must be acquired through some other means. The library does have the entire NYT on microfilm. Ask at the Research Assistance Desk, 2nd floor.