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Recommended Databases and Journal Indexes
Business Abstracts with Full Text (H.W. Wilson on EBSCOHost)
Offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals, contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
Business Insights: Essentials (Gale Group)
Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection. Deep research coverage with scholarly journals, business news, and more. Thomson Reuters company financial reports provide interactive balance sheets and cash flow statements, as well as market conditions for publicly traded U.S. companies. Analyze key metrics and compare companies and industries using Gale's company profiles, proprietary private company database, and fundamentals comparison tool. Formerly known as Business and Company Resource Center.
Business Source Premier (EBSCOHost)
Provides full text for more than 8,800 serials, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Business Source Premier contains all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
- Business Source Premier Enhanced Searching Interface (EBSCO)
The enhanced interface includes a browse function for industry profile (overview and market value), company profile (Datamonitor report), country report (economic and political background), and market research report (market insight and emerging trends).
Provides access to full-text legal, business, and news publications. Includes law review articles and more than 300 legal newspapers, magazines, and newsletters. Provides access to the Shepard's Citations service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789, and federal regulations from The Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations, European Union law from the CELEX database, and international case law from a number of other countries. Includes detailed financials, competitive information and SWOT analysis of more than 80 million public, private, and international companies. Includes Securities Exchange Commission filings and reports. Includes national and regional newspapers, wire services, transcripts of television and radio broadcasts, international news, and non-English language sources.
Regional Business News (EBSCOHost)
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. It contains 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCOHost)
A comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. Supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific 'Business Topics' and 'Business Types' relevant to their needs.
Small Business Resource Center
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.
Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition)
Full text of The Wall Street Journal from 1984 - present. In addition, the library has microfilm copies of The Wall Street Journal from 1966 to September 2006.
World Data Analyst (Britannica)
Resource for retrieving, comparing and customizing data on the world's nations including maps, area, population, demographics, gross national product and more. Offers tools for creating comparison tables and graphs using either recent or historical statistics. Performs country rankings for chosen statistical categories. Results exportable to spreadsheet applications.
Additional Databases and Journal Indexes
Academic OneFile (Gale InfoTrac)
A general database that contains full text and indexed articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals in most disciplines
Academic Search Complete (EBSCOHost)
A general, multi-disciplinary database that contains full text and indexed articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals
Provides access to more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies, dictionaries, and reference titles from over 80 publishers, covering every major subject. Offers over 200,000 images and audio files and nearly 100 videos. Over 10,000 Topic Pages present and organize a variety of information resources on a subject and act as a starting point for research.
A growing collection of over 3,500 electronic books in a range of academic subject areas with unlimited, multi-user access. Ebooks may be viewed online in any browser. If you prefer to read a book offline, you can download it for 14 days using Adobe Digital Editions (free) on your computer or the Bluefire Reader app (free) on your mobile device. Login is required both on and off campus. For more information, click the User Guide button above.
A growing collection of over 140,000 electronic books in a wide range of academic subject areas with unlimited, multi-user access. Ebooks may be viewed online in any browser. If you prefer to read a book offline, you can download up to 10 entire books for 14 days using Adobe Digital Editions (free) or the Bluefire Reader app (free) on your mobile device. Individual chapters can also be downloaded in PDF format. Login to your personal account to take advantage of additional functionalities including setting a default citation format, highlighting and note taking within the text, adding hyperlinks to the text, saving books to a personal bookshelf, downloading content for offline use, and access to Apple and Android mobile apps. Off-campus users are automatically logged in to their personal accounts. On-campus users will be prompted to login when they need to use one of the additional functions or when they click the Sign In link. For more information, click the User Guide button above.
EBSCO eBook Collection
A collection of over 150,000 electronic books available in full text online in a wide range of academic subject areas. Ebooks may be viewed online in any browser. If you prefer to read a book offline, you can download it for 14 days using Adobe Digital Editions (free) or the Bluefire Reader app (free) on your mobile device, or you can save a limited number of pages in PDF format. A free MyEBSCOhost account is required. For more information, click the User Guide button above.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Group)
The electronic books included in this collection are in the categories of: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science. It includes hundreds of titles in the Twayne's Authors Series, including the American Writers Collection, British Writers Collection, European Writers Collection, World and Genre Writers Collection, and many others. Some GVRL ebooks are provided by DISCUS, while others are provided by the CSU Library.
General OneFile (Gale InfoTrac)
A general database that contains full text and indexed articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals in most disciplines ranging from architecture to biology and history to mathematics.
HathiTrust is a growing digital repository of books and journals from a group of large research libraries. It includes both in copyright and public domain materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, and Microsoft, as well as through in-house initiatives at HathiTrust partner libraries. The full text of all materials is searchable by everyone, and the full text of materials in the public domain are openly viewable by everyone. To limit your search to the approximately 30% of the HathiTrust collection which is in the public domain, simply check the "Full view only" box on the search screen. Additional options are available for non-partners by creating a Friend Account. Hathi (pronounced hah-tee) is the Hindi word for elephant, an animal highly regarded for its memory, wisdom, and strength.
An archive of scholarly journals that offers high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.
An authoritative database continaing peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, and law.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOHost)
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
New York Times
Selected full text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present is available in several of the library's databases, with complete digital coverage from 2008 to three months ago available in ProQuest Digital Microfilm. In addition, the library keeps the last 8 weeks of the newspaper in paper format, and has 1851 to 2009 on microfilm. To locate the correct resource for the date you need, see this list.
News (AP, UPI, etc.) (EBSCOHost)
Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press. Includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. End users can immediately access the full text of the NewsMonitor-delivered web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in AP News is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOHost)
Includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
Newstand (Gale InfoTrac)
Provides access to more than 2,700 national, international, state and local newspapers with selective coverage between 1980 and 2012.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Provides contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, it features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCOHost)
Intended for public, academic, and high school libraries, Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points of View essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world's top political and societal publications.
ProQuest Digital Microfilm: New York Times
This resource provides cover-to-cover full image access to the New York Times from 2008 to three months ago for an online experience that resembles paging through the newspaper in print or viewing it on microfilm. Users may crop, zoom, or rotate page images and then print, email, or save in PDF format. In addition, the library provides access to selected full text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present in several other databases, keeps the last 8 weeks of the newspaper in paper format, and has 1851 to 2009 on microfilm. To locate the correct resource for the date you need, see this list.
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson on EBSCOHost)
Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film, television, gardening, health, medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news, current events, photography, popular and classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports, fitness, transportation, travel and much more. Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994.
SAGE Journals Online
SAGE Journals Online (SAGE Premier) is a collection of over 560 full-text journals in over 50 disciplines including business, communication, criminology, education, humanities, industrial relations, labor, medicine, political science, psychology, social science, science, technology, urban studies, and more. Includes research journals published on behalf of more than 245 scholarly and professional societies.
An online collection of science, technology, and mathematics (STM) books, journals, and reference works from Springer-Verlag. Subject areas covered include Architecture and Design; Behavioral Science; Biomedical and Life Sciences; Business and Economics; Chemistry and Materials Science; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Science; Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Professional and Applied Computing.
A shared catalog that provides information about books, periodicals, audio/visual materials, etc. from thousands of libraries around the world and indicates which libraries hold the items.
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Accounting Trends and Techniques (Ref. HF5681.B2/ A35)
Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios Ref. HF 5681.R25 A45)
Directory of Corporate Affiliations (Ref. HG 4057/.A217)
Handbook of United States Economic and Financial Indicators (Ref. HC 106.8 .O47 2000)
International Directory of Company Histories (Ref. HD 272/ .I63 V. 1- )
International Financial Statistics Yearbook (Ref. HG 3881/ .I57/Year)
RMA Annual Statement Studies (Ref. HF5 681/.B2/ R6)
Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys (Ref. HC106.6 .S74)
Statistical Abstracts of the United States (Ref. HA 202/.S7) (1902--)
U.S. Industry & Trade Outlook (Ref. HC101/.U55)
Vital Statistics of the United States (Ref. HA 203/.A22) (Gov. Docs. Storage 1972-1993)
Wall Street Journal Index (Ref. HG 1/.W26) 1966-
Who's Who in Finance and Industry (Ref. HF 3023.A2 W5/Year)
Developing a Professional Vita or Resume (Ref. HF 5383 .M18 1997)
South Carolina Business-To-Business (Ref. HF 5065/.S6/S65/year
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The premier pusiness and technology portal and global community network for e-business, information, technology, and knowledge management.
Accounting Terminology Guide
Provides a broad overview of the accounting terms commonly used by accountants and financial analysts.
Annual Reports Online
Provides information and guidance on how to access annual reports and proxies on the Internet.
Links to economic and financial data sources of interest to economists and business statisticians.
Better Business Bureau
Contains sample business plans that will benefit anyone starting a new business, revamping a current business, or working on a class project.
Code of Federal Regulations
Includes the text of public regulations issued by federal agencies.
Hoover's Online: A Source for Company Information
NY Stock Exchange
SCIway: The South Carolina Information Highway
A comprehensive directory of South Carolina web sites.
SEC (U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
Small Business Administration
Small Business Advancement National Center
A multi-faceted small business counseling and electronic resource information center.
Wachowicz's Web World: Web Sites for Discerning Finance Students
Yahoo! Business and Economy Directory
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The following journals are available online:
Ivey Business Journal
Provides the latest in management thinking and the best in business practice.
Resource for general business information allows viewers to access articles based on both research conducted at Wharton and a variety of other sources.
Find a list of e-journals in business available at CSU
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Journals and Magazines
The following journals are available in the CSU library:
Accounting and finance: journal of the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand
Across the board
Akron business and economic review
Alaska business monthly
American journal of small business
Atlanta business chronicle
Aviation Week & Space Technology
B to B
Boston Business Journal: BBJ
Bulletin of business research
Bulletin of the Business Historical Society
Business and Economic Review
Business and society
Business education forum
Business history review
Business Periodicals Index
CDA/Investnet insiders' chronicle
Charleston metro commerce
Columbia Journal of World Business
Corporate report Minnesota
D & B reports
Dallas business journal
Denver Business Journal
Dispute Resolution Journal
Entrepreneurship theory and practice: ET&P
Federal Reserve Bulletin
Financial executive: FE
Financial market trends
Forbes Magazine Annual Report
Government Accountants Journal
Harvard Business Review
Houston business journal
Illinois business review
Indiana business magazine
Indianapolis business journal
International Financial Statistics
Jackson Journal Of Business
Journal of accountancy
Journal of Accounting Research
Journal of Business
Journal of data management
Journal of Finance
Journal of financial and quantitative analysis
Journal of small business management
Journal of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Journal of world business
Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business
Minneapolis/St. Paul city Business
Mississippi Business Journal
Monthly Labor Review
NAA management accounting
National Public Accountant
National Tax Journal
New Jersey success
Occupational Outlook Quarterly
Ohio CPA Journal
Orange County business journal
Pittsburgh business times
Pittsburgh business times-journal
Public finance quarterly
Public finance review: PFR
Puget Sound business journal
RBER, Review of business and economic research
Real estate economics
Real estate today
Review of business
Review of financial economics
Rocky Mountain business journal
Sacramento business journal
San Diego business journal
San Francisco business times
Small business report
Social Security Bulletin
St. Louis business journal
Survey of Current Business
TCI: The Business of Entertainment Technology & Design
Texas business review
Transportation & distribution
Tulsa business chronicle
United States banker
Virginia Accountant Quarterly
Wall Street Journal
Washington business journal
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