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.
Provides access to over 900 Industry Segments, updated regularly with monthly statistics and indicators as well as quarterly trend updates. Also includes State Profiles to monitor monthly employment, business and real estate trends in each of the 50 US states.
Covers current topics in business and management. Written for use with business and management curricula and entrepreneurial research.
Content and Features
Reports include an in-depth examination of a single topic, plus ancillaries such as:
In-depth bibliographies for the next stage of research
Chronologies of key events
Graphs and charts with downloadable data for independent analysis
Q&As with experts
Reports are also linked to additional topic-related content such as encyclopedia entries, case studies, zip-code level data series, and videos.
Provides an introduction to the specialized literature on major and minor topics within Management. The guide feature a selective list of bibliographic citations supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult. Each topic guide has an editorial commentary to show how the cited sources are interrelated. The citations link to the sources in the UK Libraries' View Now resource, to Google book summaries, and to WorldCat.org. All articles receive multiple peer reviews and editorial board vetting. Articles are regularly updated by their authors.