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Bizminer

Offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for business and industry market trends. Market analysis reports start at the national level and are available for many industries at the city and zip code levels. Searchable by industry ("restaurants") or by clicking on preset industry sectors. Contains current information only

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Rolling 3 years
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Full Text
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Business source complete (EBSCO)

Provides access to full-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business; marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more. May be searched individually or in combination with other EBSCO databases. EBSCOhost

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1965 to present (1886 to present for select journal titles)
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Some Full Text
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Data-planet

Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications, state and private sources, and international organizations. Conduct search by keyword(s) and limit results by publishing organization, geographic region, local area, or broad subject. Data may be further restricted by demographic features (age, marital status, industry, etc.)

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Date varies
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Multimedia
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Entrepreneurship database

Searches worldwide publications and multi-media related to the topic of entrepreneurship. This resource covers a wide array of resources that will be useful to educators, researchers, students, and practitioners. Content ranges from scholarly articles, dissertations, working papers, trade publications, and conference papers to a full tool kit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans, and video clips showing tips from successful entrepreneurs. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1963 to present
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Some Full Text

IBISWorld

Provides access to business reports in the following areas in U.S. site: industry market research, industry risk rating, business environment, global industry, and media center. Also provides access to business reports in the following areas in China site: industry market research and global industry. Resource is searchable by NAICS code, company name, product, service, and industry description

Date Coverage:
Most recent report
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Full Text

ImportGenius

Provides access to shipping manifests for all shipments entering the United States and nine countries in Latin America. Searchable by product, shipper, port, vessel, country of origin, etc. Users can set up email alerts and save searches. MUst set up account to search database. Trade Data Services, Inc

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Varies
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Mintel reports

Offers research reports covering European, UK-specific, and US consumer markets. Reports analyze market drivers, size and trends, market segmentation along with consumer sentiment and buying habits. Reports are supplemented with brief digests of relevant recent events, UK and US demographic and economic statistics, and useful lists. Use "Advanced Search" option at the top of the page to enter search terms and select regions for reports. For the first time user, registration is required. Returning users log in with user name and password

Date Coverage:
2001 to date
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Full Text

Passport GMID

Contains millions of demographic, economic, and marketing statistics for countries worldwide. This resource also contains several years of historic market size data for many consumer products in multiple countries in addition to 5 year forecasts for many items. Company information includes marketshare and brandshare information. Reports and news items cover current consumer topics. Euromonitor

Date Coverage:
2000 to present
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Full Text

PrivCo

Provides information on many well known privately-held companies. Information includes balance sheet and income statement figures, company history, company overview, competitors, and funding activity when available. Searchable by company name, industry, location and annual revenue. M & A activity and IPO status are also covered. Information on VC/PE firms and recent VC deals are included in PrivCo

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Varies
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RAND state statistics

Offers a variety of statistics for Texas and USA. Statistics are organized into the areas of Business and Economics including employment, unemployment, occupational projections, construction and real estate,retail and taxable sales, gross state product, and airport operating statistics; Population and Demographics; Education including enrollment, enrollment projections, test scores, class size, teacher salaries, district finances; Community including a number of "quality of life" measures, such as crime rates, air quality, traffic, population density, and tax rates; Health and Socioeconomic; and Government Finance. Searchable on the state, city and county levels. National and state (other than Texas) information is available in many areas. RAND

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Varies
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ReferenceUSA

Provides directory information on U.S. business and residential listings. Searching may be done by either using the "quick search" option (searches by name, location) or by using the "custom search" option. With the custom search, geographic location, SIC/NAICS code, revenue, number of employees, ownership, financial data, or any combination of the above may be used as search terms. In addition to address and phone number, each entry includes officer names and titles, corporate affiliation, and business type, among other information

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Current
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Full Text
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Regional business news

Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas in the United States. Among the publications included are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (with other Crain's Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc. EBSCOhost

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Varies
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Some Full Text

Small business collection (Gale)

Offers access to a collection of full-text, scholarly articles in HTML or PDF covering small business research. Intended mainly for the academic researcher, this resource is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
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Some Full Text
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Small business reference center (EBSCO)

"Small Business Reference Center offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, 'lessons learned' features, lectures and 'how to' videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information."--EBSCO Publishing Web site

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Date varies
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Some Full Text
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