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ABI/INFORM collection

Searches over 3000 premier worldwide business periodicals for information on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, information systems, and more. Also, contains information on over 60,000 companies. Wall Street Journal is included among sources. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1923 - to present
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Some Full Text
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Academic OneFile

Indexes and provides abstracts for articles in popular and scholarly journals in a broad range of disciplines. Basic and advanced searching with limits by document type (article, case study, reviews, cartoons, etc.), peer- reviewed, date, and other aspects. Includes full text of the New York Times (from 1985 - present), and full text of the London Times and the Financial Times. Good starting place for information sources as researcher begins to write a term paper. Can create free account to access additional features such as saving searches and creating search alerts. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1979 - present (varies by journal)
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Academic search complete

Provides a great starting place for research, as it offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals in all academic subjects, including more than 8,500 full-text and 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Other types of publications included in this resource are books and book chapters, newspapers, magazines, conference proceedings, reports, etc. Searchable by keyword, title, author, subject, journal name, and a lot more. Results can be limited by date, language, publication type, full-text status or whether a journal is scholarly/peer-reviewed. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Coverage varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

AdSpender

Ad$pender provides advertising information in the areas of TV, radio, magazines, newspapers, outdoor, and Internet and generates reports for company expenditures. Coverage includes information on national spending trends and provides information by industry, parent company, subsidiaries, advertisers, products and brands

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Some Full Text
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Advertising redbooks.com (LexisNexis)

Consists of two parts: The Agency Database and the Advertiser Database. The Agency Database contains detailed profiles of nearly 14,000 U.S. and international advertising agencies. Information contains accounts represented by each agency, fields of specialization, breakdown of gross billings by media, contact information and personnel. The Advertiser Database contains exclusive information on over 18,000 U.S. and international advertisers who spend more than $200,000 annually in advertising. Each listing contains advertising expenditures by media, current agency, brand name info, and contact information for key personnel. Lexis Nexis

Date Coverage:
Recent year's data
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Full Text
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American doctoral dissertations, 1933-1955

A digital version of the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by U.S. universities during coverage dates. Includes those universities that did not send their dissertations to UMI. Taken from the print index, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities 1933-1955 and provides full page images of the original print index. May be searched by author, title, subject and university. Beware that when Ebsco says PDF full text it is not full text of the dissertation but full text of the entry in Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities which is only a brief bibliographic record

Date Coverage:
1933-1955
Content Availability:
Citations Only

Asian business database

Offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. Provides frequently updated full-text coverage of political, social, economic, cultural, financial, and business news stories at national and regional levels from key newspapers, magazines, and journals. Also provides country information and statistics; political, economic, social, and business profiles; guides and outlooks; coverage of people and institutions; and national and regional level full-text archive of white papers, government documents, journals, and legislation

Date Coverage:
1972 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Business abstracts with full text (EBSCO)

"Business Abstracts with Full Text offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database 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. "

Date Coverage:
1982 - present
Content Availability:
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

Date Coverage:
1965 to present (1886 to present for select journal titles)
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Center for Research Libraries online catalog. Dissertations

Searchable online index of foreign (non-U.S or Canada) doctoral dissertations held by the Center for Research Libraries. 800,000 doctoral dissertations (including those of Albert Einstein, Dag Hammarskjold, and other Nobel laureates). The collection ranges from the mid-1800s to the current day. Advanced search provides limits by Year, Language, and Place of Publication (country). Browsing by country and/or awarding institution is available. Baylor is a member of CRL and Scholars and researchers from CRL member institutions have free and unlimited use of the CRL collections through interlibrary loan. CRL

Date Coverage:
Mid 1800's to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

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.)

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Multimedia
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Directory of open access journals

Indexes the scholarly and scientific literature in open access journals (journals which do not charge the individual or the institution a subscription fee but make their content freely available). Journals indexed must be peer-reviewed or have editorial quality control and report results of research to a scholarly community to be included in the indexing. Access to full text varies by journal. All languages and subjects are covered. Search for articles by keyword (with Boolean "and/or/not" connectors), search journals by title, or browse journals by broad subject categories. DOAJ, Lund University Library (Sweden)

Date Coverage:
~2002 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Ebook central

Provides access to academic and scholarly electronic books which Baylor University Libraries have purchased. Covers all subject fields. Keyword search across entire collection or browse by broad subject. Search by keyword within individual books. Links out to definitions, explanations, biographies, maps, and other information resources. Copy and paste text (citation is embedded in the copy feature) or print up to 60 sequential pages at a time. Create account to use "Bookshelf" and save notes features of reader. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
~2000 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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EBSCOhost electronic journals service

Provides access to a directory of electronic journals indexed in EBSCO databases; for some titles, EBSCO has rights to grant online, full-text access. Browse journals by title, subject, or publisher; search journals by title (keyword in title, title contains, or exact match); or search for articles by keyword or author. NOT the place to start a research or paper project as the results returned will be too numerous for most users. Very useful to view the table of contents of a particular journal, to search for all articles in a specific journal on X topic, or to find an article in a specific journal indexed by EBSCO when the database which includes the journal in its coverage is unknown. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

EMarketer PRO

eMarketer provides updated market data, statistics and analysis on the Internet, e-business, online marketing, media and emerging technologies. Global in scope, eMarketer is helpful for understanding the growth and impact of the Internet, and enables students and faculty to stay abreast of new trends, such as social networking and mobile marketing

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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Ethos

Makes UK theses (electronic and paper based) available via a 'one-stop-shop' by harvesting e-theses from institutional repositories and digitizing paper theses on- demand from researchers. Some theses are available for immediate download, while others can be requested from a participating institution which then sends the thesis to the British Library for digitization. In order to download a thesis or request digitization, you must register with the site

Date Coverage:
1600s-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Expanded academic ASAP

Provides broad coverage of news sources (including video), popular, trade, and scholarly journals on a wide range of topics. Good starting place to find or narrow a topic. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1980 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Green book

Provides online search capabilities for the GreenBook database of market research companies and services. May be searched by company name, services provided, market/ industry specialization, location or key personnel. Also includes a company services index and a market/industry specialty index

Date Coverage:
Most recent information
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Full Text
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HathiTrust digital library

Serves as a digital repository for major research institutions and libraries to archive their immense digital collections and to ensure that the cultural record that these digital collections represent is preserved and accessible today and in the future. HathiTrust was founded in 2008 and includes content from the Google Books project and Internet Archive

Date Coverage:
16th cent. to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Hospitality, tourism & leisure collection (Gale)

Covers tourism, hospitality, and leisure industries and more. This collection is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
Varies by title
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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
Content Availability:
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

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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International bibliography of the social sciences

Indexes and provides abstracts for books and scholarly journals in all areas of the social sciences (anthropology, business, history, law, media, international studies, philosophy, etc.). International in scope, countries, and languages covered. Searches may be limited by language, type of item (book, journal, conference paper, etc.). ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1951 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

JSTOR

Provides online access to important scholarly journals and books in many different disciplines. For journals, JSTOR mainly serves an archival function; it contains recent issues for some titles, but for most titles the available issues are two years old or more. Can be searched by author, title, or keyword, with limits available for discipline, dates, language, type of publication, and publication title. No subject access is provided, so use other databases for subject searching

Date Coverage:
19th - 21st centuries
Content Availability:
Full Text

LexisNexis Academic

Provides access to resources for researching news, business, industry, and legal topics, as well as biographical materials and country information. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings such as 10- K's, 10-Q's, and their exhibits. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily. Areas covered: top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research

Date Coverage:
Coverage varies, updated continuously
Content Availability:
Full Text

Mergent webreports

Provides access to a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. Offers access to all eight Mergent digital manuals (Industrial, Transportation, Public Utility, Bank & Finance, Over the Counter, Over the Counter Unlisted, International and Municipal & Government) back to 1909. Resource has the ability to search through manuals to locate needed information. Mergent

Date Coverage:
1909 forward
Content Availability:
Full Text

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
Content Availability:
Full Text

NDLTD

Provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), this resource is building a comprehensive gateway to all doctoral and master-level theses and dissertations, many openly accessible, by harvesting the information from repositories throughout the world

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text
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OAIster

Makes available an Open Access Initiative to provide indexing and access to freely available books, journal articles, newspapers, manuscripts, audio files, video files, photographic images, datasets, and theses and dissertations. International in scope. Search by keyword, or use advanced search for author/title/subject search. Results may be limited by format. OCLC

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest dissertations & theses global(Online)

Includes citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1637. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150- word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. Other dissertations and theses are available for purchase as printed copies. Included with this database is also ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - UK & Ireland

Date Coverage:
1637 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
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

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Scopus

Provides citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patents, and quality web sources as far back as 1823. Includes 4 collections: life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences and humanities. Search documents, authors, or affiliation. Advanced search uses Boolean operators and codes. Limitable by facets. Provides related articles and citation information. Customizable personal accounts. Part of the SciVerse system

Date Coverage:
1823 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

SMA

Provides searchable news and market research from the National Sporting Goods Association and other industry sources on all aspects of sporting goods, sports equipment, participation, broadcasting, and marketing. Covers not only big sports such as baseball, football, basketball but also inline skating, lacrosse, martial arts, skateboarding, and more

Date Coverage:
1993 to present
Content Availability:
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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Social explorer

Provides access to 220 years of demographic data and 18, 000 maps covering census, economic, election, religion data and more. Users can create thematic and interactive maps using basic GIS and data manipulation. In addition, users can download data or tables and create snapshots of maps

Date Coverage:
1790-current
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Social Science Research Network

Provides the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. Each of SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by publishing submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of top quality research papers around the world. The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection of downloadable full-text documents in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The eLibrary also includes the research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications. Searchable by Title only or by Title, Abstract & Keywords

Date Coverage:
1994 to present day
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Sports fan market 2010

Provides access to a statistical study that combines multiple measures of consumer behavior relating to various areas of sports. With this resource, researchers can find statistics related to attendance of sporting events, TV viewership, online viewership, and purchases of sports logo apparel for fourteen sports between October 2008 and September 2009

Date Coverage:
October 2008 - September 2009
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Full Text
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SRDS media solutions

Includes detailed ad rates, dates, and contact data for more than 100,000 U.S. and international media entities. Media areas include the following publications: Business Media Advertising Source; Consumer Media Advertising Source; Direct Marketing List Source; Newspaper Advertising Source; Radio Advertising Source; Print Media Production Source; TV and Cable Source; and Out-of-home Advertising Source

Date Coverage:
Up-to-date
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Full Text
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Statista

Statista is a portal that integrates thousands of diverse topics of data and facts from a wide range of sources onto a single platform and provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources including agriculture, advertising, health, hospitality, consumer goods, and more. Categorized into market sectors, Statista provides access to quantitative facts on many areas of interest. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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University Reporter

Provides media and consumer research, particularly data on magazine circulation, audience, age and income

Date Coverage:
1999 to present
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Full Text
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Uspto.gov

Serves as the home page of the United States Patent and Trademark Office's main web site and provides a searchable database for patents and trademarks, as well as information and FAQs on patents and trademarks

Date Coverage:
1790 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Variety insight

Delivers data and information that tracks people, projects, and companies across film, television and digital entertainment. It includes up to date and accurate development slates for TV networks, film studios and digital platforms so students are better informed about what Hollywood is buying and producing, direct contact information for over 50k entertainment executives, exportable project and talent lists, and talent representation including agents, managers, publicists and entertainment attorneys

Date Coverage:
Up-to-date
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Multimedia
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Wall Street journal

Offers full-text access to articles in the Wall Street Journal from 1986 to date. Also included is indexing to articles from 1889 to 1986 (Deep Back File), but the full text of most of these articles is not available through this resource. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1986 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Web of science. Core collection

Provides access to bibliographic information of journal articles through the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Social Sciences Citation Index from 1900 to present. Search by topic, author, publication, editor, language, etc. Provides citation information. Limitable by facets. Customizable personal accounts

Date Coverage:
1900 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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Web of science. Current contents connect

Contains table of contents and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and books since 1998 to present in the areas of Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Medicine; Life Sciences; Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Arts & Humanities; Business Collection; Electronics & Telecommunications Collection. Includes Basic Search (by topic topic, title, author, publication), Advanced Search, Browse Journals. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Date Coverage:
1998 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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WorldCat

Contains an online catalog to the book, media, archival, journal, map, music, and special collections holdings of libraries across the United States and internationally. Can limit by year, type of material, and other factors. OCLC FirstSearch

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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