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    Accounting, Business, and Finance

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Business Abstracts with Full Text (H.W. Wilson on EBSCOHost) Connect to User Guide
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Business Insights: Essentials (Gale Group) Connect to User Guide
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Business Source Premier (EBSCOHost)   DISCUS icon Connect to User Guide
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Europa World Plus
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LexisNexis: Academic Connect to User Guide
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Regional Business News (EBSCOHost)   DISCUS icon Connect to User Guide
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Small Business Resource Center Connect to User Guide
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Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition)
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World Data Analyst (Britannica)   DISCUS icon
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EBSCO eBook Collection PASCAL icon Connect to User Guide
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HathiTrust     FREE Connect to User Guide
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JSTOR Connect to User Guide
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ProQuest Digital Microfilm: New York Times
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Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson on EBSCOHost) Connect to User Guide
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SAGE Journals Online Connect to User Guide
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SpringerLink Connect to User Guide
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WorldCat Connect to User Guide
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Print Sources


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)

Ready Reference

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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Internet Resources

@ Brint.com
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.

B&E DataLinks
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

Marketing 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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Online Journals

The following journals are available online:

BusinessWeek 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 Review


Accountants Digest

Accountant's Magazine

Accounting and finance: journal of the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand

Accounting Forum

Accounting Review

Across the board

African business

Akron business and economic review

Alaska business monthly

Alberta business

American journal of small business

Arkansas business

Association management

Atlanta business chronicle

Atlantic business

Aviation Week & Space Technology

B to B

Balance Sheet


Black Enterprise

Boston Business Journal: BBJ

Bulletin of business research

Bulletin of the Business Historical Society

Business America

Business and Economic Review

Business and society

Business Detroit

Business education forum

Business first

Business history

Business history review

Business horizons

Business Journal

Business Lawyer

Business NH

Business Periodicals Index

Business Week


California business

Canadian Banker

Cato Journal

CDA/Investnet insiders' chronicle

Changing times

Charleston metro commerce

Chemical Week

Columbia Journal of World Business

Consumer Reports


Corporate Detroit

Corporate report Minnesota

CPA Journal

D & B reports

Dallas business journal

Denver business

Denver Business Journal

Dispute Resolution Journal

Dun's review


Entrepreneurship theory and practice: ET&P

Federal Accountant

Federal Reserve Bulletin

Financial executive: FE

Financial market trends

Financial Review

Financial world


Forbes Magazine Annual Report


Government Accountants Journal

Harvard Business Review

Hawaii business

Houston business journal

Illinois business review


Indiana business magazine

Indiana business

Indianapolis business journal

Industrial Relations

Insiders' Chronicle

Internal Auditor

International Financial Statistics

International management

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

Latin Finance


Michigan business

Michigan CPA

Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business

Minneapolis/St. Paul city Business

Mississippi Business Journal


Monthly Labor Review


NAA bulletin

NAA management accounting

NACA bulletin

National Public Accountant

National Tax Journal

New Jersey success

Occupational Outlook Quarterly

Ohio CPA Journal

Orange County business journal

Oregon business


Pittsburgh business times

Pittsburgh business times-journal


Professional Report

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

Security management

Small business report

Social Security Bulletin

St. Louis business journal

Survey of Current Business

TCI: The Business of Entertainment Technology & Design

Texas business

Texas business review

Today's realtor

Transportation & distribution

Tulsa business chronicle

U.S. banker

United States banker

Vermont business

Virginia Accountant

Virginia Accountant Quarterly

Wall Street Journal

Washington business journal

Wisconsin business

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