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Databases (for Bethel Users)

Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier, designed specifically for business schools and libraries, provides more than 2,800 full text scholarly publications, including nearly 900 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for all of the 3,350 journals in the collection. This database offers information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more. Business Source Premier contains full text from the world's top management and marketing journals including Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Marketing Research (JMR), Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Marketing, etc. The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports from the EIU, DRI-WEFA, ICON Group and CountryWatch and detailed company profiles for the world's 5,000 largest companies. Business Source Premier provides expanded indexing and abstract backfiles for the top scholarly business journals, dating back to 1965 or the first issue published (whichever is more recent). In some cases, indexing, abstracting, and PDF coverage actually goes back further than 1965; for example, Academy of Management Journal is available back to 1958, Accounting Review to 1926, Administrative Science Quarterly to 1956, California Management Review to 1958, Industrial & Labor Relations Review to 1947, Journal of Accounting Research to 1963, Journal of Finance to 1946, Journal of Marketing to 1936, Journal of Marketing Research (JMR) to 1964, Management Science to 1954, Operations Research to 1956, etc. More than 200 of the journals have PDF full text back to 1965 or the first issue published. Business Source Premier contains PDF images for the great majority of journals; many of these PDF's are native (searchable) or scanned-in-color. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost. (source: vendor website)
Corporate ResourceNet
Corporate ResourceNet is designed to meet the diverse information needs of today’s companies. This database contains full text articles from nearly 1,200 quality magazines and journals.(source: vendor website)
Regional Business News
Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included in this database are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc. (source: vendor website)
Small Business Resource Center
Small Business Resource Center offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. From conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business, the Small Business Resource Center provides users with all the information they need to succeed. (Source: vendor website)

Online Resources (free to All Users)

Bureau of Economic Analysis
Presents an index of news releases from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) within the United States Department of Commerce. Notes the date and title of each release. Provides access to a schedule of news releases for the current year. Includes releases on such topics as personal income, the Gross Domestic Product, and other topics. Links to national, regional, and international data. (Source: WorldCat)
Business Ethics
An annotated list of web sites with information about ethics in business. (Source: WorldCat) U.S. Government Export Portal
The Community is designed to bring together resources from all federal agencies involved in opening foreign markets and promoting the export of U.S. products and services. These 19 federal agencies are known as the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). (Source: WorldCat)
"GlobalEDGE is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. [Serves] as a gateway to specialized knowledge on countries, cross-border business transactions, and international business."--About globalEdge. (Source: WorldCat)
Market Segmentation: A Guide to Sources of Information
Annotated list of selected print and internet business resources related to market segmentation research.(Source: WorldCat)
Rutgers: business research guide
This Research Guide provides assistance in doing research in a variety of business and management topics, with descriptions of databases and hundreds of reference books in the collections of the Rutgers University Libraries. Links to more than 2,000 selected business and management-related Internet resources are included. (Source: website)
Small Business Administration Home Page
TProvides information on topics such as starting, financing, and expanding a business; SBA disaster assistance; The Small Business Act and Regulations; and SBA resources by region and state, including 8(a) contractor listings and SBA property for sale. Also includes a shareware library of programs to run a business.(Source: WorldCat)
The Thomas Register is a catalog of manufacturing. It is useful to find company address and names. It also serves as a directory of manufactuing. That is, if you want to know what company makes a certain product, you can locate that company with Thomas Register.
US Commercial Service Market Research Library
"Online database of international market research reports and documents. Maintained by the U.S. Commercial Service. Access to the US Commercial Service Market Research Library contains industry and country specific market reports. Includes Country Commercial Guides, Industry Sector Analyses, Marketing Insights, Multilateral Bank Reports, Industry/Regional Reports."--UA Database information screen.