ABI/INFORM Collection is a scholarly database for business research topics such as business and economic conditions, management techniques, advertising, marketing, human resources, finance, taxation, and computers. It covers business traditions and trends, corporate strategies, management techniques, and competitive and product information. In addition to full-text articles, ABI/INFORM Collection includes information on more than sixty thousand companies with business and executive profiles.
Business Collection integrates indexing, abstracts, and the full-text for business, finance, management, and industry periodicals with a full text directory of global private and public companies. Although the majority of the content in this database is available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, there is some original subject-specific content, as well.
This collection provides periodicals focusing on topics in economics. This database is perfect for business classes, with more than four hundred fifty full-text journals to support their research and regular feeds of videos from Forbes.com that contain business news coverage and interviews with CEOs. Although the majority of the content in this database is available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, there is some original subject-specific content, as well.
Locate detailed company and industry information including company profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings, and current company, and industry news. With Business Insights: Global, easily locate a company's ultimate parent company or see a listing of corporate subsidiaries.
This is a custom collection of more than two hundred fifty journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature. Although the majority of the content in this database is available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, there is some original subject-specific content, as well.
eMarketer allows business owners to keep up with the fast-changing world of digital marketing, media, and commerce. Hundreds of reports and thousands of charts cover virtually every major topic related to digital marketing and key geographic regions.
Entrepreneurship includes worldwide publications and multimedia useful to educators, researchers, students, and members of the business community. Content ranges from the scholarly -- including journals, dissertations, working papers, and conference proceedings -- to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans, and tips from successful entrepreneurs.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. All of the courses are free and led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally-known authors. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
Gale Directory Library is the electronic version of traditional print titles. This includes Ward's Business Directory, Encyclopedia of Associations, and Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media. Users can perform state-of-the-art searches, sort and export data to analyze or generate mailing lists, print/email/download individual entries, and perform further research through hot-linked websites and email addresses.
Search over ten thousand funding opportunities from federal government agencies, nonprofits, corporate foundations, research institutes, state agencies, and universities. Find contact information as well as deadlines, restrictions, and links to websites with further information.
The online version of the Kansas City Business Journal includes access to the most recent issues, special publications, and the Book of Lists. The site also allows you to sign up for email newsletters that include additional business-related information.
LawDepot for Libraries provides each patron the ability to create their own legal personalized to their state/province and personal situation. An easy question and answer process for filling out vital information in one place and then a document builder to format the results for local use. Hundreds of completely customizable documents are available in the major categories patrons need for non-confrontational court-appearance related documents and forms.
Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Access the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
Mergent Archives includes all Mergent (formerly Moody's) Manuals published since 1909. The company snapshots provide a quick overview of each company including address, telephone and fax number, ticker symbol, and company website. The database is still under formation, with additional data to be added in the future, including an archive of corporate annual, quarterly, and interim reports.
Mergent Intellect features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers access to private and public US and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles, and much more.
OneSource database includes detailed profiles of all publicly-traded U.S. and virtually all private and public international companies. It includes in-depth data for more than one hundred major industries.
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ReferenceUSA is a collection of helpful business databases. Use Canadian Businesses and U.S. Businesses to search millions of businesses, small and large. U.S. Historical Businesses allows you to search for businesses from 2003 to 2013 to help visualize changes and trends over time. U.S. New Businesses will let you identify hot areas of economic development by searching for new businesses, and U.S. New Movers/Homeowners provides you information on people moving into local neighborhoods and cities. Research lifestyle statistics with U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles. Looking for a phone number in the U.S. or Canada? Use the U.S. Standard White Pages and Canadian Residential databases to simultaneously search residential phone books.
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Safari Business Books includes hundreds of business books you can read online. You can search the collection by subject, and the search results will direct you to books which include sections on your topic. Finance, human resources, management, and marketing are some of the specific areas covered.
Small Business Resource Center provides information that covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, taxes, and more. It includes hundreds of sample business plans.
SRDS.com is the online multimedia planning platform that business, advertising, and marketing professionals rely on to consider and understand what media brands fit their objectives. With listings for more than 150,000 media properties, SRDS provides you with the tools to quickly search and evaluate media brands, including rates, contacts, audience information, logos, covers, and website images. This comprehensive database is helpful when putting together advertising/marketing strategies, developing a detailed media plan, identifying market potential and consumer behavior trends, and researching publisher contacts for any type of outreach efforts.
TheStreet.com Ratings evaluates the financial strength of more than thirteen thousand institutions, including life, health, and annuity insurers; property and casualty insurers; HMOs; Blue Cross Blue Shield plans; banks; and savings and loans. In addition, they track the risk-adjusted performance of over twenty thousand mutual funds and more than six thousand stocks. TheStreet.com also includes a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) Planner.
Universal Class offers over 500 courses that are both self-paced and instructor-led. Classes offered cover a wide variety of topics from accounting, computers, and writing to cooking, crafts, and pet care. There is something for almost anyone. You will need to register on the Universal Class site before you can sign up for classes.