Library Catalogs: Finding Books, Subject Headings, and Other Materials
Databases for Finding Journal Articles and Current Information
The following databases have an extensive amount of full-text information:
and Company Resource Center
Provides business, company, and industry content in the following areas: Periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on corporate hierarchical structures; company financials and earning estimates; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; market share data; industry overviews and HR Law Case Digests.
Provides full text for more than 2,300 business journals of which 1,100 are peer-reviewed. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. Updated daily.
LexisNexis covers a wide range of news, but specializes in business and legal information. It contains the full text of articles.
& Poor's NetAdvantage
A comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to popular Standard & Poors research products such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, The Outlook, and Mutual Fund Reports among others.
Full text of the Eastern Edition from Jan. 2, 1984 to the present.
The following databases have less full-text:
- ABI Inform
Provides abstracts of articles from approximately 2,800 U.S. and international business and management publications. Coverage is from 1971 to the present. Updated weekly.
Indexes publications of the Government Printing Office.
Contains information about public and private companies, industries, products, and markets for all manufacturing and service industries at an international level. This database includes references from over 1200 trade magazines, newletters, and domestic and international business dailies, as well as the business sections of leading newspapers.
A database of articles from 535 newspapers and business publications. Business Dateline focuses on regional and local business activites and trends.
Selected Reference Material
Annual reports/10K collection - located in Reference area. We have about 200 companies in print.
International Directory of Company Histories (REF HD 2721 .I5x)
- Provides links to search tools, metasearch tools, and subject directories
- Ranks search tools
- Provides links to information about searching more effectively
- Non-commercial site for search tools
Free Management Library - hosted by the Management Assistance Program and developed by Carter McNamara, Authenticity Consulting, LLC, this site offers a lot of good free information on a large number of management topics.
Knowledge at Wharton - from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, "a bi-weekly online resource that offers the latest business insights, information and research from a variety of sources."
Public Administration and Management: an Interactive Journal - "The First Peer-Reviewed Journal on the Internet Devoted to the Fields of Public Administration and Management." Editors are from the School of Public Policy at Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg.