Electronic Databases : Business and
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ABI/INFORM Complete via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
Academic Search Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.
Coverage: Statistical, analytical and mapping tool designed to aid economic and community development decision making.
Access World News via NewsBank
Coverage: Find global information on topics related to business and economics, careers, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, health, international studies, performing and fine arts, political science, science, social issues, sports, STEM, technology and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content including the News and Observer, Herald-Sun, USA Today, international sources and more.
America: History and Life via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. It also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.
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Source Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: This business resource exceeds all other databases available in terms of its premium content of peer-reviewed, business related journals. Included as part of the comprehensive coverage offered by Business Source Complete are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals. It is the overwhelmingly superior database for full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
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Cabell's International via Cabell Publishing, Inc.
Coverage: Cabells is the complete source for journal info, evaluation metrics, and submission details-for universities of any size. Real impact starts with finding the right audience.
Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.
CCH AnswerConnect (Internet Tax Research NetWork) via Wolters Kluwer
federal and international news on taxation.
Communication & Mass Media Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 420 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 600 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 301 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated Communication Thesaurus and comprehensive reference browsing (i.e. searchable cited references for peer-reviewed journals covered as "core"). In addition, CMMC features over 3,000 Author Profiles, providing biographical data and bibliographic information, and covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database.
COMPUSTAT (Research Insight) via Standard & Poor's Corp.
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Disks are in the School of Business.
Coverage: Time series financial and market information through three databases: COMPUTAT (North America), COMPUSTAT (Global), and Daily Prices. Analyzes over 11,000 active U.S. and Canadian companies, over 10,000 inactive companies, and more than 15,000 global companies.
Researcher Online via CQ Press
Coverage: The CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on
issues shaping our world. Each 12,000-word report is a unique work,
investigated and written by a seasoned journalist. Published 44 times a year,
CQ Researcher reports offer in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and
social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs,
education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
Weekly via CQ Press
Coverage: Complete source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills,
votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and back room maneuvering.
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Data-Axle Reference Solutions via NC LIVE
Coverage: Formerly ReferenceUSA. Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. It makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
Direction of Trade Statistics via International Monetary Fund
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Disks are in the School of Business.
Coverage: A CD-ROM database
containing data on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each
country and all its trading partners.
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eBook Collection on EBSCOhost (Former: NetLibrary) via NC LIVE
Coverage: Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
Note: Here is a link to download Adobe Digital Editions software to view the .acsm file: http://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html
ERIC via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Indexes over 750 journals in the
field of education from 1966 to present. Includes full
text of ERIC Digests from 1967 to present.
ExecuComp via Standard &
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Located in the School of Business.
Compensation Reports covering current, historical and total compensation,
executive options and compensation of industry peers, and objective executive compensation
data on the top officers of more than 2,400 companies.
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FARS (Financial Accounting Research System) via FASB
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Disks are in the School of Business.
Coverage: This database
includes Original Pronouncements from the AICPA and FASB, Current Text
(including General Standards and Industry Standards), and EITF Abstracts
(issues discussed by the Emerging Issues Task Force).
Films On Demand Video Collection via Infobase Learning via NC LIVE
Coverage: Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
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Gale Business Insights: Global via Gale
Coverage: It is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.
Gale OneFile: Business via Gale
Coverage: It contains full-text coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, and business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries through leading business and trade publications, which are updated daily. Complementing these titles is a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.
Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory via Gale
Coverage: It offers a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. This content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more.
Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship via Gale
Coverage: It provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories for business schools and entrepreneurs.
GPO Access US Government Publications Office
Coverage: Indexes, finding aids, and even materials
produced by the Government Publications Office.
H [ Top ] Historical Abstracts via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is an exceptional resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more - essential for libraries supporting upper-division and graduate research. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 1,800 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.
(Hospitality Operation Training System) via Training Technology International.
NOTE: Accessible only on the NCCU campus. Located in the School of Business.
Coverage: HOTS is an advanced
computerized business simulation in which up to 99 teams manage hotels in
a competitive market place.
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Coverage: IBIS World provides a comprehensive and up-to-date collection of US Industry Research covering more than 700 Industries at the 5-digit NAICS codes. It includes factual and easy-to-use reports on any industry in the US economy.
International Financial Statistics via International Monetary Fund
Coverage: IFS is a monthly database produced by the International Monetary Fund which provides time series data covering approximately 26,000 economic concepts which show major economic aggregates used in the analysis of economic developments and includes data on exchange rates, balance of payments, banking and financial systems, fund positions, interest rates, government finance, international liquidity and banking, national accounts, employment, population, prices, production, and trade.
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Job Openings (NCWorks.gov) via NC Government Resources
Coverage: Job openings: NC state government jobs, America's Job Bank, and additional job search resources.
Coverage: Archive of over 100 full text scholarly
journals in the arts and sciences. Does not include issues from recent volumes
usually the last 2-5 years.
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Academic via LexisNexis
Coverage: Provides full text
documents from over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference
publications. These sources include U.S. Federal and State case law, codes,
regulations, Shepard's Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789,
company financial information, and industry and market news.
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MarciveWeb Docs via US Government Publications
Coverage: MarciveWeb Docs is a general index to federal government documents published
from 1976 to the present and is updated monthly. It indexes many types of
documents including agency publications, annual reports, census data,
congressional hearings, and statistical publications.
MarketLine Advantage via MarketLine
Coverage: MarketLine Advantage is offering a comprehensive and unique collection of company, industry, financial, and country information extending across every major marketplace worldwide. MarketLine Advantage gives you access to our company focused Case Studies, which offer concise evaluations of the latest innovative company strategies to help you quickly and easily understand what makes them successful. Subscribers now also have access to the new Company Financial Analysis Tools, a suite of 4 interactive databases, that allows users to conduct their own analysis depending on their needs. Including macroeconomic data, strategic company information, highly advanced search functionality and navigational aids, MarketLine Advantage is an incredibly powerful resource.
Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and over 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps & flags. MasterFILE Complete offers PDF backfiles* (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.
Coverage: Entitles access to the following products: U.S. Company Data, International Company Data, U.S. Company Archives, International Company Archives, U.S. Annual Reports, International Annual Reports, U.S. Earnings Estimates, International Earnings Estimates, U.S. HSD Equity Pricing (20+ Years History), International HSD Equity Pricing (20+ Years History), Unadjusted Equity Pricing, Mergent Equity Research Reports, Factsheets Plus Institutional Holdings, Insider Trades, Expanded Long-Term Debt, Executive Biographies, Competitor Reports, Industry Reports (North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America).
Morningstar Investment Research Center via Morningstar via NC LIVE
Coverage: Comprehensive information on both
mutual funds and stocks. Each fund and stock report is loaded with critical
data and decisive analysis. Includes 16,000+ mutual funds; 100+ ETFs; 6,000+
stocks from NYSE, AMEX, Nasdaq, and OTC exchanges; 250 screenable fund
datapoints; 450 screenable stock datapoints; 2,000 Fund Analyst Reports; and
1,400+ Stock Analyst Report.
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Coverage: Complete full text content of local and
regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government
policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in
the community. Articles are from 1991 - present.
News and Observer via NewsBank
Coverage: Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. 1991 - present.
NewsBank NewsFile Collection via NewsBank
Coverage: News articles covering social, economic, environmental, government, sports, the arts, people, health and science issues and events from more than 500 U.S. regional and national newspapers, wire services, and broadcasts. 1992-- present
Source Plus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Provides abstracts and indexing
1995 to present for: The New York Times, Wall Street
Journal (Eastern and Western editions), Christian Science
Monitor and USA Today. Coverage includes everything
except obituaries (exclusive of famous people), sports
tables, ads/classifieds, stock prices, and weather.
Includes many complete articles from the Christian Science
Monitor from 1995 to present, and some complete articles
from over 100 other U.S. newspapers.
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Coverage: The PAIS International database from CSA contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. PAIS International includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Coverage: Palgrave Dictionary of Economics is the world's most extensive and authoritative economics reference resource. It contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists.
Muse via Johns Hopkins University
Coverage: Provides online access to the full text
of the John Hopkins University Press's 40+ scholarly journals in the
humanities, social sciences and Mathematics.
ProQuest Accounting & Tax Database via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.
ProQuest Asian & European Business via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
ProQuest Business Market Research Collection via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots.
ProQuest Career & Technical Education via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
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Regional Accounts Data - Local Area Personal Income
Coverage: Personal income and population summary estimates, detailed county annual tables of income and employment, wage and salary summary estimates.
Regional Business News via EBSCOhost
Coverage: 75 business journals, newspapers, and news wires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
RIA Checkpoint via RIA
Coverage: Full text federal, state, and local tax material Documents includes, tax codes, regulations, letter rulings, revenue rulings, cases, the Federal Tax Coordinator 2d., and tax journals
RKMA Online Books via Richard K. Miller & Associates
Coverage: Richard K. Miller & Associates (RKMA) publishes 12 biennial business reference handbooks focused on marketing and the consumer marketplace. Each handbook includes market assessments and forecasts, sector trends, profiles of market leaders, and statistics. In addition to in-depth analyses, the handbooks include links to hundreds of websites for additional information.
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ScienceDirect Elsevier Science
Coverage: Provides scientific, technical and medical
(STN) research that offers access to more than 1,100 journals across sixteen
fields of science, including the social sciences.
SimplyAnalytics via Geographic Research via NC LIVE
Coverage: SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data. With SimplayMap, users can:
SIRS Knowledge Source Package via
ProQuest via NC LIVE
- Map thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables.
- Develop interactive thematic maps and export high-resolution images to word processing or presentation software.
- Select, sort, and compare data across multiple locations and build custom reports that can be exported to a spreadsheet for additional functionality.
- Explore historical census data to understand how regions change over time and use estimates and projections to analyze current and future trends.
- Make informed personal and business-related decisions.
- Combine locations and search for areas based on specific criteria.
Coverage: Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage via Standard & Poor's
Coverage: Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage is a comprehensive, professional source of proprietary analysis on industry trends, corporate activities, and investments. For non-business students, the service includes a Financial Education section with tools for understanding personal finance. S&P NetAdvantage, along with other S&P resources, is a core service used at many of the leading investment firms, corporations, government agencies, and law offices.
StatBank via NewsBank
Coverage: Statistics covering topics related to demographics, voting, environment, health, employment and social issues for all 50 U.S. states and over 200 countries of the world compiled from more than 350 government agencies, associations, and organizations worldwide. Graphs are available for some topics. Use for tracking trends and numeric reporting of current issues and events.
Statista via Statista Inc.
Coverage: It is a holistic and multidisciplinary database. Data aggregation and research platform covering worldwide markets, industries, and societal topics.
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Tax Forms via NC Department of Revenue
Coverage: Downloadable versions of current North Carolina individual and corporate income, franchise, sales, and withholding tax forms.
TOPICsearch via EBSCOhost
Coverage: A current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
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US Newsstream via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
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Coverage: A comprehensive reference that has useful information for virtually every investor. In breadth of coverage it is encyclopedic, covering some 1,700 equity issues. Every week, about 135 stocks in seven or eight industries are covered.
Vault Career Intelligence via Vault
Coverage: Vault features industry and employer guides; company rankings and profiles; job and internship listings; networking tools; industry and career guides; resume and interview tips; career articles and blogs.
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Street Journal via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Index of
articles from 1981 to present. Includes many complete articles from 1984 to
WestlawNext via Thomson Reuters
Coverage: Authoritative content for both primary law and exclusive secondary law titles. Attorney-editor enhancements from a team of bar-admitted attorneys who analyze, categorize, and summarize the law to help ensure the information is not only accurate, but also easy to find and interpret.
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