BUSX Subject Gateway

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Encyclopedia of Business & Finance more information

Overviews on topics from accounting, economics, finance, law, management, and marketing, and technology.

Sage Knowledge: Business & Management more information

Overviews of topics related to business ethics, career development, leadership, management, and more. Don't forget to check out the Further Readings link for additional sources on a topic.

Business: The Ultimate Resource more information

REFERENCE HD38.15 .B878 2006 (The 2002 edition is available online.)

Key business concepts, checklists, and definitions. Reviews of classic business books and profiles of "Business Thinkers and Management Giants."

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Business Source Complete (EBSCO) more information

Articles from newspapers, trade publications, magazines, and scholarly journals on all aspects of business. Also covers economics.

Features SWOT Analyses and industry profiles from Datamonitor; country reports.

Factiva more information

U.S. and international news, company information, and market data. Create custom company reports.

LexisNexis Academic more information

LexisNexis Academic includes full text newspapers, company news and financial information, as well as federal, state, and international legal materials. Also contains some medical and reference sources.

Wall Street Journal more information

Articles from the Wall Street Journal back to 1984.

(Note: the WSJ is also available in the Factiva database back to June 1979.)

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LexisNexis Academic: Company Dossier more information

Pulls together company financials, market data, relevant news, parents & subsidiaries, law cases & patents, from a range of sources.

You may also search Company Profiles (including Hoover's) specifically.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO) more information

To check for a SWOT Analysis for your company or a competitor, first search for your company by name.

Then, under Refine your Results (left side of screen), under Source Types, click "Show More."

Choose the link to SWOT Analyses, if available.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage more information

Search for a company by name or ticker on the upper right of the main screen to access a company profile (including news, financials, and a list of competitors), as well as a stock report and interactive analysis via the “How to Analyze” link.

Value Line Investment Survey Online - Standard Edition more information

ValueLine analysts follow over 1,700 stocks in 98 industries.
For a stock report: Click Lookup Company (left side of screen) > look up company by ticker or name.

How to interpret Value Line company (stock) reports.

Mergent Online more information

Historical financials & selected ratios for public companies. Brief company information. Allows you to create custom lists according to your criteria as well as comparison reports & spreadsheets.

ReferenceUSA more information

Information on 24 million U.S. companies, including contact information and financial data. Particularly useful for smaller companies.

Cook Library Guide to Company Research more information

Key sources for company info, financials, and market share, as well as article and book search tips. From Shana Gass, TU Business librarian.

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Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage more information

In-depth coverage of broad North American industries. Examples: Apparel & Footwear, Household Durables, Movies & Home Entertainment.

Business Source Complete: MarketLine / Datamonitor Industry Profiles more information

First search for your industry by name (or, on the Advanced Search screen, by NAICS code).

On the left side of the screen:
Under Refine Your Results > Source Types > select Show More.
> Select Industry Profiles, if available.

Market Share Reporter & Business Rankings Annual (via Gale Directory Library) more information

Go to Advanced Search to select Market Share Reporter & Business Rankings Annual.

Search by product, company, brand, industry code, etc., for market shares and other rankings.

Notes:

  • Tables in?áMarket Share Reporter without geographic designation are U.S. figures.
  • Older editions in REFERENCE / STACKS HF5410 .M35
Encyclopedia of Global Industries more information

Profiles of worldwide industries.

Encyclopedia of American Industries more information

Profiles of American industries. Arranged by SIC code.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries more information

Profiles of innovative industries. New coverage of Game Design & Development, Green Construction, Medical Tourism, and. Tablet Computers.

SBRnet / Sports Business Research Network more information

News and market research for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries.

Value Line Investment Survey Online - Standard Edition more information

Brief information and analysis on 98 industries, from an investment perspective.

Cook Library Guide to Industry Research more information

Key sources and strategies for industry research. Article and book search tips.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook more information

Comprehensive source on careers, including salary, future prospects, nature of the work, and educational requirements. From the U.S. Department of Labor.

O*NET OnLine more information

Knowledge, skills, abilities, work styles, tasks, and wages for careers. A must for job analysis. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration.

Towson University Career Center more information

The Career Center offers career advising, counseling, resume and cover letter reviews, and more. It also has a library of books to help with things like choosing a career and writing resumes.

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