This encyclopedia identifies live, print and electronic sources of information. Covers various types of resources including directories, databases, newsletters, indexes, research centers, etc. within each subject area. For business managers and information researchers.
A new edition (the 3rd) of Strauss's classic handbook which is an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Most-Used Electronic Business Resources
The following databases allow for the broadest, most comprehensive, and most easily-accessible coverage of business topics.
Covers management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more. Indexes articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, business magazines, and business newspapers with many available as full-text. Includes Datamonitor Industry Profiles, Datamonitor Company Profiles, and SWOT analyses.
Indexes over 9,000 business news sources including newspapers, journals, magazines, newswires, and company press releases. Coverage is regional, national, and international. Also includes company and stock information.
Includes searchable, full-text of many general regional, national, and international newspapers, as well as many specifically devoted to business. Also includes a section on company dossiers (which includes the ability to produce lists of companies sharing certain characteristics), company profiles, SEC filings, accounting publications, and country profiles.
More than 600 report titles dealing with consumer and market reports covering U.K., European, U.S. and international consumer markets are added to Mintel Oxygen every year. Also includes daily news articles on corporate, product and advertising activity; market share and drivers; forecasts; and leading company information. Note: In order to use, you must create an account using your UK email address.
Predefined data reports or "build your own query" reports by country, topic, or data source, as well as queries within both the International Financial Statistics (IFS) and Trade and Investment. Also includes the IMF Data Mapper which allows you to plot, compare, and import data from countries and regions. Data is drawn from:
•International Financial Statistics – international and domestic finance, with history to 1948. •Direction of Trade - value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, with history to 1980. •Balance of Payments - international economic transactions data and International Investment Position, with history to 1960. •Government Finance Statistics - budgetary and extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments, with history to 1990.
"Economic Data" Tab recently added. Located on the far left side of the page, this tab contains economic time series data collected from primary sources and updated daily with content across hundreds of key economic series in daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly frequencies.
•Over 900 Industry Segments, updated regularly with monthly statistics and indicators as well as quarterly trend updates.
•Call Prep Sheets for preparation for sales calls when time is limited.
•State Profiles to monitor monthly employment, business and real estate trends in each of the 50 US states.
Also includes Industry Profiles, State & Province Profiles, Country Profiles, and Industry Prospector (which sorts and ranks industries based on economic and financial metrics).
Resource for U.S. taxable and municipal fixed income and evaluation data, from pre-sale through defeasance. Includes both issuer and bond level terms and condition data, U.S. taxable bonds, municipal bonds and retail notes.
UK Libraries' subscription includes the following modules: